Senior accountant

Reports to: Director, Finance

  • 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.

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.

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