Jill Johnston, CA, CPA (USA), is a Partner in PwC’s Risk Assurance Practice and has more than 15 years of experience working with companies across the globe in both internal audit and risk management functions. She has in-depth experience working with a variety of companies, focusing on adding value through identifying opportunities for improvement within the organizations’ business processes, controls, risk management and internal audit groups. Her experience includes leading complex internal audit advisory projects, developing risk-based audit plans, and communicating with and reporting to management and Audit Committees. Jill has experience working with clients in a number of different industries, including; mining, oil and gas, utilities, gaming and financial services.
Jill spent six years in PwC’s San Francisco Office, where she led the external audit of a large multinational company, with over 20 foreign PwC offices reporting in. Jill led the integrated audit and Sarbanes Oxley work as well as assisted her client with numerous transactions, such as their transition IFRS, debt issuance, responding to SEC comment letters, and other technical accounting areas.
Jill has instructed the Director’s College put on by the Haskayne School of Business in Calgary which includes facilitating a four hour session with approximately 40 – 50 Board members, aspiring board members and CFO’s/Controllers in the local market with a focus on Board responsibilities and effectiveness.
Jill is also an active member of PwC’s Women up Front leadership group, promoting women in leadership through organising and participating in internal and external events and initiatives.