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Director of Professional Conduct – Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Nova Scotia

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Nova Scotia, the membership and regulatory body representing professional accountants in Nova Scotia, is seeking an experienced CPA as its Director of Professional Conduct to replace the incumbent who is retiring.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, your primary responsibility in this role is ensuring the interests of the public are protected. You will do this by managing the complaints and discipline processes in accordance with bylaws, policies and legislation so that all matters are processed fairly and in the public interest. You will also provide support to the volunteer committees of CPA Nova Scotia making sure that all members are provided with appropriate training, education and information to make informed decisions.

What qualities are needed in this role?

As the ideal candidate, you must hold a CPA designation and have several years’ public practice experience. With this experience, you’ve developed in-depth knowledge of the CPA Handbook, the Rules of Professional Conduct and practice management issues in general.

Through your work and professional activities, you’ve become adept at conflict resolution and can handle difficult discussions while providing well-documented independent advice to decision-making bodies.

You have the ability to communicate technical material in a clear, practical way. Personally, you have a collaborative and consultative approach to doing business. Your reputation and judgment are highly-respected as is your commitment to protecting the public interest at all times.

A full position description can be provided upon request.

If you have interest in this challenging opportunity, please forward your resume and a letter explaining clearly how your background, accomplishments and experience will meet the needs of CPA Nova Scotia. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1693 in the subject line.


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