Celeste Murphy is an associate partner in the Audit and Assurance Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP working in the Calgary office. She is a member of the Professional, Technical, Risk and Quality group (R&Q).
Celeste is experienced in complex accounting, financial reporting, and securities regulation matters of Canadian companies, both public and private, with reporting obligations in Canada and the United States. She deals with Canadian and US GAAP as well as with IFRS. Celeste is a member of the firm’s worldwide Global Accounting Consulting Services.
A significant portion of Celeste’s client base is composed of companies in the oil and gas and mining sectors. She has also dealt extensively with real estate companies in the past.
Celeste is frequently involved in instructing on complex accounting issues, both as a presentation developer and instructor. In addition to her role in R&Q, she has also served as a senior manager on various audit clients within the Calgary office.
Celeste graduated from the University of Calgary in 1998 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). She obtained her Canadian CA designation in 2001 and her US CPA (Illinois) designation in 2008.
Celeste joined the firm in 1998. Since then, she has worked mainly in the Calgary office. Celeste also completed a three-year secondment working for the assurance practice in Melbourne, Australia.