The top 5 biggest accounting firms in Quebec in 2022

Posted by Fed Finance Canada in Our employment advice
Posted at 17/08/2020
The top 5 biggest accounting firms in Quebec in 2022
Accounting firms are among the organizations that hire the most accountants and tax specialists, making them a good place to apply for someone who wants to work in the field. What are Quebec’s leading accounting firms? Here are the 5 largest ones.

1. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton: leading accountants in Quebec

According to Les Affaires newspaper, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is the largest accounting firm in Quebec with close to 2800 employees in the province in 2020. Founded in 1948, this firm has distinguished itself over the years with its expertise in auditing, taxation, consulting services and corporate recovery and insolvency.

Raymond Chabot has over 100 offices in Quebec and the Ottawa and Edmundston regions and offers its services to a variety of industries.

2. Deloitte Canada: the Canadian branch of a world-class accounting firm

With 2679 employees in Quebec, Deloitte is the second largest accounting firm in the province. Moreover, the firm now has close to 1,000 partners in Canada and a recorded revenue of $2,792.3 million in 2019.

Founded in 1858, this firm offers accounting and financial auditing, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to its tens of thousands of clients around the world.

3. EY Canada: major accountant and tax specialist employer in Quebec

EY Canada is 3rd on the list of biggest accounting firms in the province, with 1,152 employees in its Quebec offices in 2020. They specialize in assurance, advisory and tax services. With over 200,000 clients in 150 countries, EY is not only renowned in Quebec, but around the world.

4. PwC Canada: a stimulating work environment for accountants

Operating in Canada for over 110 years, PwC has a recorded 1,127 employees in Quebec in 2020. This large firm offers a variety of services, including audit and assurance, risk and compliance, tax, transaction and advisory services for a variety of industries.

PwC’s purpose is to “deliver dynamic solutions” to its clients around the world to help them operate more efficiently.

5. Mallette: an accounting firm entirely based in Quebec

Mallette is the only accounting firm on this list whose entire staff is located in Quebec, but this does not prevent it from being one of the largest firms in the province. This firm offers many services, including actuarial, assurance, tax, consulting, legal, and more.

Mallette's innovative operational structure makes the firm stand out from the crowd. For example, this firm does not have a head office. Instead, it delegates its management and development to regional and provincial committees, whose members share their ideas and expertise to contribute to the company's success. 

Looking for a job in an accounting firm?

There is clearly no shortage of jobs in Quebec accounting firms. These institutions are constantly looking for new candidates and regularly offer new employment opportunities. Other accounting firms in Montreal often recruit as well.

Would you like to work for an accounting firm in Quebec? Visit our accounting job offers to find your dream job.