Director, Financial Reporting

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Your new company
Our client understands that financial management can be complex, personal and time-consuming. To help clients with their financial management needs, which enable them to gain the freedom to live their lives their way, from now through retirement. And they're working hard to support their wellness and health management goals, so they can enjoy what matters most to them – whether that’s running a marathon, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or helping their grandchildren learn to ride a bike. For more than 6 million Canadians from coast to coast to coast, our client provides: Financial advice and planning, life, health and travel insurance products, saving and investment products for individuals, groups and public- and private-sector corporations, market-leading pension and benefit solutions, including innovative wellness programs, for companies and their employees

Your new role
The Financial Controls team is responsible for developing and maintaining effective financial controls through monthly financial reconciliations and monitoring processes. This is a new role that has been created to support the evolving mandates of Group Benefits Finance teams and will be instrumental in their development and success. As a member of the Group Benefits Finance team, the Consultant will work to improve account reconciliation processes and financial controls, develop, and maintain internal reports and Microsoft Office based applications. Success in this role is measured based upon overall ability to effectively represent the interests and mandate of the organization, support day-to-day operations, complete business initiatives, and deliver results.

What you'll need to succeed
Reviews reconciliations prepared by Sr. Accounting Specialists to ensure they are accurate and meet tight company Account Reconciliation standards and Sarbanes-Oxley controls. Prepares reconciliations, identifies, and resolves differences. Prepares monthly Account Reconciliation reporting. Supports the team through the transition to IFRS 17. Identifies appropriate control gaps and works with management and staff in other departments to resolve the issues. Performs and/or reviews aging of Balance Sheet accounts to ensure payables/receivables are effectively managed and controlled. Reconcile accounts from Oracle (current system) to SAP (new system). Coordinates and/or supports internal and external audits. Manages and/or participates in small projects and provide subject matter expertise. Identify and implement process enhancements to increase team efficiencies and internal controls by using appropriate applications. Validate, improve, and document business processes.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Kavita Seebaran, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 416 203 6069

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