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Senior Financial Analyst - 100% Virtual

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Lindsay
Direct Hire
$115,000
About the Company
Our client is in the insurance industry. They are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst who will be responsible for the Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting team as a Lead – Advisory & Reporting – Property & Casualty.

Why Work Here
  • Stable, family-friendly insurance company with a strong culture
  • Low turnover and engaging, complex work
  • Learn from an excellent supervisor

About the Opportunity
Advisory
  • Research and analyze the impact of business initiatives and new or existing transactions, including the preparation of IFRS technical accounting papers and accounting memos
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and note disclosures for IFRS, statutory, and internal reporting, ensuring consistency across reporting standards
  • Design & deliver IFRS training, communicating complex technical concepts to other subject matter experts, Finance teams, and non-technical individuals
  • Support IFRS 17 readiness, including development of requirements, changing current processes, chart of account set up, and any ad hoc requests
  • Be the subject Matter Expert on compliance with accounting principles, policies, and regulations
IFRS 17 Financial Reporting
  • Extract, convert and reformat existing system data to comply with IFRS 17 reporting requirements, as well as the recording of the quarterly and year-end IFRS 17 financial results
  • Update and prepare IFRS reporting packages to comply with the new requirements under IFRS 17 and assisting with the external audit thereof
  • Prepare required IFRS 17 P&C regulatory schedules on a quarterly basis and annual basis
  • Design and implement related control procedures, existing reporting processes, and establishing an effective financial statement close process
  • Assist with the annual IFRS 17 financial statement note disclosure preparation and audit thereof
  • Prepare IFRS 17 analytics identifying trends, changes to business drivers, and impacts to the future financial outlook
  • Prepare IFRS 17 KPI's and value add analysis driven by stakeholder needs on an ad hoc basis
  • Collaborate within the team in identifying and resolving reporting issues on an ad hoc basis
Interpersonal Skills
  • Active working relationships with all functional units of the organization
  • Working ability to effectively recognize and manage interpersonal communication needs

About You
  • CPA designation or in-progress
  • 5+ years progressive experience in one or more accounting roles
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS, with specific focus on IFRS 4 and 17
  • Experience with relevant (re) insurance reporting in a corporate environment. Experience with IFRS 17 will be considered a distinct advantage
  • Strong technical accounting skills - knowledge of IFRS reporting standards and previous exposure to accounting complexities
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel and major accounting software packages for general ledger accounting (Great Plains preferred)
  • Experience with large software or database implementation projects will be considered an advantage
  • Experience working closely with actuaries will be considered an advantage

Salary Range
$100,000 - $115,000/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 #397393.

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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