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Manager, Financial Reporting

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About the Opportunity

  • Provide input and direction to the Finance team strategic and tactical plans
  • Ensure understanding of company's business plans and direction
  • Contribute relevant information from a reporting perspective to cross-functional strategic discussions
  • Manage, Lead, and Develop the Reporting Team
  • Provide support and direction to the team and manage the timeliness, integrity and accuracy of the month-end close process including the reviewing of journal entries, account reconciliations, trending, analysis and consolidated/non-consolidated financial statements for various legal entities
  • Review the month-end/quarter-end/year-end financial reporting packages, Minimum Capital Threshold (MCT) calculations, financial reports, and other deliverables, summarizing results for the Leadership Team
  • Responsible for the coordination, review and support for the financial reporting disclosures for the timely filing of accurate consolidated/non-consolidated statutory financial statements with note disclosures and other regulatory filings, working as a resource to business partners
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for the year-end reporting schedule
  • Actively participate in meetings with the Financial Controller, the CFO, and the Accounting group from head office
  • Monitor and research new/amended International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) requirements to advise on new accounting treatments and to ensure compliance with IFRS and reviews reconciliations of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) differences; manage IFRS analysis program for team
  • Recommend and implement improvements to reporting processes and controls while maintaining the SOX environment
  • Apply expertise as a key contributor to cross-functional projects as well as a valuable resource to other business partners
  • Work with business partners (internal and external) to effectively communicate information for the audits, regular reporting requirements, and various cross-functional projects
  • Take the lead on functional and cross-functional teams/ projects
  • Act as an advisory role from an accounting, reporting and operations perspective
  • Financial Information Controls
  • Ensure effective and meaningful controls are in place, protecting the integrity of the financial information being reported to various stakeholders
  • Responsible for implementing, assessing, reviewing, and adhering to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls owned by the reporting area
  • Successfully prioritize and manage multiple requests, medium to large size projects, and activities

About You

  • Professional accounting designation (e.g., CA, CGA, CMA, CPA) is required
  • 5+ years of relevant financial reporting/Financial Reporting experience (preferably within the financial services or insurance industry)
  •  2+ years’ experience at management level, supervising a team of new and seasoned staff
  •  Advanced accounting knowledge of both IFRS and US GAAP
  • Strong reporting knowledge
  • Exceptional leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage key business relationships both internally and externally
  • Advanced analytical skills with an ability to focus on the details
  • Knowledge of pertinent insurance regulations
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with System Application (SAP), or similar accounting software




How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #29129.


You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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Manager, Financial Reporting

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