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Financial Reporting Specialist

  • Location

    Calgary, Alberta

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-2106-13251

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-26

Horizon Recruitment has an immediate opening for a Corporate Reporting Specialist with our client in Calgary. This important role in our clients reporting team will prepares monthly consolidated results on a timely basis and maintains quality and integrity of consolidation data and processes. This is a hands-on role requiring good analytical skills and a pragmatic problem-solving approach. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to grow their career in a dynamic organization.


Responsibilities:

  • Plan the detailed consolidation activities on a recurring basis in order to support rapid and accurate execution
  • Coordinate execution of the plan with the multiple internal stakeholders that provide information into the consolidation process or require its output to drive alignment
  • Prepare monthly consolidation entries and execute the consolidation routine and troubleshoot process errors to support a timely and efficient closing process
  • Prepare monthly consolidated income statement, adjusted income statement and balance sheet which are used by the leadership team to evaluate the company’s performance
  • Prepare quarterly summarized financial information disclosure required to support the company’s compliance for its financing activities
  • Support other consolidation related activities that contribute to the reporting safety and data integration, which may include:
  • Assess consolidation implications of significant financial transactions, including internal inter company financing activities, test their impacts and ensure consolidation logic is maintained at all levels of consolidation
  • Reconcile cumulative consolidation entries to original transactions and base ledger
  • Identify, analyze and reconcile inconsistent information such as unbalanced intercompany receivable/payable or investment/equity in order to recommend adjustments where necessary
  • Identify and analyze possible improvements to the reporting process and implement selected solutions
  • Prepare account reconciliations as part of the monthly/quarterly reporting process
  • Assist with other financial reporting activities
  • Ensure financial reporting is in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), Tax or securities regulation, as applicable
  • Ensure reporting process complies with applicable internal control (SOX) requirements
  • Address and respond to queries from auditors and internal reviewers


Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • Knowledge of accounting and reporting cycles
  • Knowledge of US GAAP requirements, desirable
  • Application Expertise (desirable): ERP/SAP, BPC, Excel, Workiva
  • Process Management Skills
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Quality verbal and written communication skills

 

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.