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Senior Accountant (Closed)

Job Highlights
Oakville
Contract
$35

About the Opportunity

  • Assistance with the monthly and quarterly close process including preparation or review of journal entries
  • Assessment of financial statement estimates and assumptions including but not limited to estimates and assumptions relating to insurance loss reserves, share-based compensation, and employee defined benefit plans
  • Preparation and review of account reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly consolidation and other monthly reporting templates
  • Preparation and reconciliation of Payroll and Share Based Compensation accruals
  • Assistance with IFRS financial statement preparation including responsibility for certain quarterly and annual disclosures for the financial statements and MD&A
  • Review and analysis of reconciliations of information between the investment general ledger, investment source systems and external parties
  • Preparation of quarterly reporting template for the parent company
  • Technical research and analysis in respect of new transactions and changes in accounting standards
  • Annual technical analyses including the goodwill impairment assessment
  • Participation in external audits including coordination of working papers for external auditors
  • Participation in internal audits including providing support for Sarbanes Oxley controls relating to financial reporting processes
  • Assistance with the annual GST / HST return preparation process
  • Assistance with Tax Accounting and Reporting
  • Modify existing and design new processes to maximize operational efficiency
  • Participation in special projects, as required
  • Ad hoc requests, as required

About You

  • Knowledge of and experience with full cycle accounting including journal entries, account reconciliations and financial statement preparation
  • Knowledge of and experience with current and emerging International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, accurate and detail oriented
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor while still providing support and integrating with the entire Controllership and Financial Planning & Analysis team
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.  Ability to communicate to employees at multiple levels within the Company
  • A self-starter that delivers quality work product with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrates a clear commitment to the highest standards of professional and personal conduct
  • 5 –10 years of progressive finance experience
  • Public Company reporting experience is an asset
  • Insurance company or general financial services experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the new insurance accounting standard, IFRS 17 is an asset
  • University degree
  • CPA designation or in progress

Pay Rate

$35/hour

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 #281936.

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 clients’ requirements for this role.

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