Erin Stephen, CPA, CA

Erin is a director in PwC’s Risk Assurance practice and focuses on providing assurance and advisory solutions to public sector clients. She has more than 15 years of experience in providing support to organizations to elevate trust and transparency. Through evaluation of regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, processes, data and controls, she has helped organizations implement practical solutions to meet both stakeholder and management objectives.

As manager of financial reporting at Strathcona County, Erin established business processes and internal controls to ensure efficient and effective implementation of new financial reporting standards (PSAS), measuring relevant performance information for presentation to council and the public through a redesign of the quarterly and annual reports. As an assistant vice-president in treasury at Canadian Western Bank, Erin implemented the liquidity risk management function to measure, monitor, report and evaluate key risk indicators established by regulators and the board.

Erin received her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Saskatchewan and established her professional career in Regina before moving with her family to the Edmonton area in 2006. She has a strong interest in education and community as evidenced through her work with the Aboriginal Head Start Program, and with Meancrutex’s community financial literacy, professional education and professional development programs. She is currently a public audit committee member of Elk Island Catholic Schools and a past president of the Rotary Club of Sherwood Park.