Senior accountant

Reports to: Director, Finance

Responsibilities
  • Review business agreements as directed to understand accounting, reporting and finance operational requirements and develop and implement standardized and automated processes to fulfill governance requirements.
  • Engage and take an active role in problem solving and work with our internal customers.
  • Actively monitor the performance of processes by reconciling accounts and analyzing transactions to ensure the existence, completeness and accuracy of transactions.
  • Provide input to minimize operational risk, and collaborate with key stakeholders to address system and reporting concerns.
  • Support the quarterly and year-end legal entity financial close processes including the preparation of financial statements, notes and supporting schedules, in compliance with IFRS.
  • Prepare accounting journal entries accurately and in a timely manner; as needed.
  • Maintain and recommend improvements to reporting and internal control procedures.
  • Prepare and document Board of Director’s reports.
  • Prepare, develop and streamline various investment accounting processes.
    Prepare supporting documentation and memos for efficient review by the auditors.
  • Identify and streamline processes to improve efficiency and automation.
    Assist in special projects and other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Your professional strengths for the role of Senior Accountant, Finance will include:

  • Completion of University degree in a relevant field or combination of equivalent work experience.
  • CPA designation or working towards CPA designation.
  • Demonstrated success/experience with a minimum 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience working for a U.S. multinational company preferred.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook and ability to work with ledger and report writer systems.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, combined with a good business sense.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and process change, and implement plans to address those changes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to proactively follow up on identified issues and work toward resolution.
  • Proficient in time management and demonstrated adaptability when changes are required.
  • Ability to work independently.

Apply to hr@canadianpremier.ca