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Senior Accountant (Closed)

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Thornhill
Direct Hire
$105,000

About the Company

Our client is a property insurer. They are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to conduct analysis on the new rules or requirements and identifies the effects on accounting policies, practices and procedures.

Why Work Here

  • Team oriented environment and strong culture
  • High level of integrity

About the Opportunity

  • Prepares and files the insurance statutory financial statements (P&C) and other regulatory filings under current accounting standards and IFRS 17
  • Prepares the financial statement disclosure notes
  • Provides analysis and methods to implement IFRS 17 including transition entries, comparatives, statutory statements and disclosure notes
  • Supports audits (internal, external, regulatory, income tax and other)
  • Posts accounting quarterly and annual tax entries and supports the corporate tax department working with external consultants as needed
  • Prepares complex and unusually complex reports on a timely basis, including monthly/quarterly GAAP and/or statutory requirements to support the company’s financial results, prepares monthly account reconciliations
  • Approves team members journal entries, prepares appropriate commentary or explanations relating to issues/information of particular interest
  • Uses judgment to determine which issues/information warrant closer attention
  • Supports Home Office financial systems upgrades/replacement
  • Conducts investigations of complex and unusually complex accounts, if needed.  Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity that require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness
  • Proactively identifies and solves the most complex problems that impact the direction of the function Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of individual capabilities and function requirements
  • Conducts unusually complex analysis of financial data/systems/processes and prepares reports and supporting financial information to respond to accounting management’s information needs, new regulatory requirements or business issues as they arise
  • Determines the best approach and methodology, collects data, conducts complex analyses, and interprets the results to assess the impact on the organization, policies, processes or procedures to maintain compliance or improve operating efficiency or effectiveness
  • Employs technology tools to provide on-going, sustainable information and analysis support to the business as applicable
  • Strives to continuously improve procedures, processes, and documentation.
  • Works with Canadian and Home Office finance departments to ensure quality and timeliness of all reporting requirements
  • Contributes to internal cross training in a wide number of areas of subject matter expertise such as interpretation of regulations or utilization of financial systems to improve the technical and regulatory skills of other accounting staff
  • Mentors and provides technical instruction to junior staff to improve individual capability.  Leads multidisciplinary projects or initiatives.  Serves as senior consultant to management

About You

  • CPA or in progress
  • 5+ years of insurance experience
  • Property & Casualty insurance experience with focus on IFRS17

Salary Range

Up to $105,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.

When referencing this job, quote #282010

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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