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Specialist, Financial Reporting (Closed)

Job Highlights
About the Opportunity.
  • Coordinates month-end closing activities by working collaboratively with various departments and ensures the proper responsibilities and deadlines are set and enforced
  • Prepares standard monthly financial reporting package for presentation to senior leadership and Board of Directors (e.g., financial statements and other financial analysis as required, including payroll analysis)
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual IFRS financial statements and related financial statement notes
  • Preparation of monthly management disclosure and analysis (i.e., year-over-year analysis)
  • Provide guidance and support to accounting group and other business units to ensure accuracy and compliance with internal processes, IFRS and Modified IFRS
  • Provides financial data analysis and expertise to assist other departments in attaining their respective objectives relative to process and data quality improvement
  • Identifies and recommends process or procedural improvements to improve the quality and timeliness of financial information and to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness for financial reporting
  • Continuously improves the efficiency and accuracy of the reporting process including automation of the reporting tools
  • Ensure integrity of financial reporting by managing general ledger chart of accounts, including maintaining, updating and mapping of new accounts
  • Monitor IFRS developments, interpret, document and provide recommendations on proper application and implementation of these standards into work processes and key deliverables
  • Supports the implementation of new accounting and financial reporting requirements under IFRS by modifying existing reports, models, database and other system changes
  • Assists with external financial statement audits through the preparation of supporting documentation and reviewing of confidential payroll information required to the auditors
  • Provides technical expertise in the planning, design and implementation of projects and key initiatives
  • Ensures compliance to legislative, regulatory and Health & Safety policies, procedures and standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned
About You
  • CA/CPA Designation
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge of IFRS
  • A minimum of 3 years related work experience including financial reporting and variance analysis
  • Advanced level of knowledge and experience in financial modeling and management reporting
  • Superior proficiency with IT-based automated reporting tools
  • Superior proficiency with Excel application
  • Proficiency with other MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of the energy and utility industries, including a solid understanding of the regulatory environment
  • Experience with IBM Cognos, or Workiva Wdesk and Modified IFRS an asset
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to follow established processes with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Solid problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions to complex technical issues
  • Strong written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical information in an organized and concise way
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
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How to Apply
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