Team Lead, Financial Reporting

  • Location

    Calgary, Alberta

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Horizon Recruitment has been engaged to identify a Team Lead, Financial Reporting for our large scale publicly traded client. The Team Lead will report to the Sr. Manager and oversee a team that coordinates month end close activities, prepares monthly consolidated results and maintains quality and integrity of consolidation data and processes. The Team Lead will also prepare summarized analysis of financial results, governs journal entry controls, prepare external financial disclosures, and maintain working relationship with cross-functional teams.


  • Oversee the month end close process to ensure a timely close
  • Oversee the consolidation activities and execution of the plan with multiple internal stakeholders that provide information into the consolidation process or require its output to drive alignment
  • Review journal entries, consolidation entries and reconciliations
  • Review procedures performed on periodic journal entry testing for control purpose and ensure that Delegation of Journal Entry Procedure policy and procedure are followed
  • Oversee the implementation of process improvements that support a timely close, ability to report and provide better control and review over journal entry posting
  • Prepare or review the monthly flash report and quarterly earnings waterfall (executive report on monthly or quarterly financial results, including metrics, business drivers and variance explanations)
  • Review external financial disclosures including quarterly summarized financial information and non-GAAP measures
  • Lead or support team projects and initiatives including quarter end and year end external reporting and management reporting, process documentation, data management and system optimization;
  • Coach, supervise and develop direct reports
  • Assess and research implications of significant financial transactions;
  • Ensures financial reporting is in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), tax or securities regulation as applicable and SOX
  • Address and respond to queries from auditors and internal reviewers


  • Accounting (CPA) Designation
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience required
  • Knowledge of US GAAP requirements, desirable
  • ERP/SAP expertise (desirable)
  • Enterprise Application Expertise (desirable) - SAP or similar
  • Process Management Skills
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong 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.