Financial Manager to oversee consolidated reporting under IFRS working with SAP S/4HANA for an insurance client -4240

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Mar 20, 2023
Job End Date: Oct 27, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 128115
Location: Toronto
This role, reporting to the Director, Consolidated Reporting, is a key contributor in the Corporate Finance team 
6 months to start 
  • The incumbent will be accountable for managing monthly and quarterly financial close processes, preparation of consolidated and legal entity financial statements and reporting schedules, supervising day-to-day accounting functions and general ledger controls, performing analytical reviews on financial results, and lead projects, process improvement initiatives and ad-hoc business transactions as required.
  • Manage accounting transactions for Corporate Accounting, including but not limited to external and internal financing transactions. Manage the global consolidation process for parent and subsidiaries in a multi-currency environment on monthly and quarterly basis
  • Manage account reconciliation process for Corporate functional units, and prepare quarterly stat reports for consolidated in collaboration with other Business Groups.
  • Identify and implement process improvements initiatives in collaboration with cross-team stakeholders
  • Prepare external quarterly financial statements for consolidated in accordance with IFRS
  • Prepare/review internal management deliverables, including variance analysis and ad-hoc reports/requests
  • Implement and execute appropriate SOX-compliant controls over ļ¬nancial close and reporting processes
  • Participate in the accounting for complex transactions and understand associated implications on various financial reporting requirements and organizational performance
  • Assist with global accounting system implementations and collaborate with other financial reporting teams on special projects as required
  • Assist external auditors in the quarterly review/annual audit process
  • Actively coach and develop junior staff

Must haves:
  •  5+ years of relevant experience as an financial manager and 4+ years in either public accounting or publicly-traded companies
  • Strong technical knowledge of financial accounting and financial reporting under IFRS
  • Experience with SAP S/4HANA (including Fiori and Analysis for Office) and Aptitude
  • Accounting designation CPA, CA, CMA or CGA or equivalent
Nice to haves:
  • Accounting Hub is an advantage
  • Experience with Longview, Tableau or Workiva wDesk is an advantage
  • IFRS 17