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Senior Manager, Finance

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About the Company
Our client is one of the leading financial institutions in Canada and is experiencing continuous growth. They are looking for a Senior Manager, Finance who will be responsible for oversight and monitoring of enterprise wide finance policies/controls including the implementation and maintenance of a new chart of accounts reconciliation project.

Why Work Here
  • Professional, but friendly
  • Great work/life balance
  • Great visibility in a big organization

About the Opportunity
  • Reviewing and updating policies and guidelines related to general ledger chart of accounts, across the Bank. Establishing governance requirements on policy compliance and review.
  • Reviewing and assessing effectiveness of financial control design, including but not limited to ownership, roles and responsibilities, management supervision & review, reporting & escalation, quality control review, operational coverage, ongoing training, data lineage and change management.
  • Oversee the reviewing / walking through SOX/ICFR process flowcharts to understand risks and assess the design effectiveness of significant controls identified to mitigate such risks. Ascertain if there are risks not addressed by the SOX relevant controls. Ensure IT-related controls are also in scope.
  • Reviewing data flows and processes to assess potential data gaps for purposes of account reconciliation & attestation and general ledger chart of accounts.
  • Oversee the collection of inventories of end-to-end general ledger accounts.
  • Directing and performing risk-rated GAP analyses to identify control weaknesses requiring remediation and establishing quality controls guidelines.
  • Reviewing and concurring on management remediation plans (segregating interim actions from long-term measures) for control weaknesses identified through the GAP analyses, Internal Audit Findings or Risk PIRs (Post Incident Reviews). Include course of actions (with IT solutions and/or other automation opportunities), ownership, timeline, resource requirements 
  • Managing end-to-end production of reports and dashboards supporting FRC in its mandate of oversight over Finance policies and financial reporting controls
  • Benchmarking policies and procedures against industry best practices and establishing a Target Operating Model (TOM) over specified control areas.
  • Provide oversight on setting up operating procedures to support the implementation and training on TOM policies and procedures.
  • Formulate change management strategies, requirements to ensure successful roll out of policies.
  • Preparing ad hoc reports and presentations, as required.

About You
  • CPA designation
  • 10+ years experiences in an accounting/finance role (financial services industry desirable) with internal controls experience
  • Financial industry experience would be considered a strong asset
  • Advance working knowledge of MS Excel, VBA and PowerPoint is highly preferred

Salary Range
$125,000 - $135,000/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 # 366035.

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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