Job Description

Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting 

based downtown Toronto 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW (PURPOSE):

The Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting is responsible for financial reporting, providing accurate and timely financial information for month-end reporting and reconciliations relating to corporate and regulatory compliance.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Financial Reporting
  • Work closely with Director, Financial Reporting to ensure compliance on financial reporting requirements;
  • Review interim and annual statements for regulatory reporting to OSFI;
  • Review working papers and schedules as required. Co-ordinate and work with other departments that provide supporting schedules/documentation for financial reporting statements;
  • Develop and support internal control policies and procedures as needed;
  • Provide support for account reconciliations;
  • Participate actively in quarter and year-end requirements to ensure timely closing;
  • Work closely with external auditors to provide information and clarification during internal and external audits;
  • Maintain current knowledge of all regulatory and financial reporting standards.

 

  • Premium processing
  • Produce monthly premium analysis (premium receivable and premium forecast);
  • Assist in the Accounts Receivable process to ensure accurate and timely processing of premiums, reconciliations, and reporting.

 

  • Manage accounting policy transitions as required
  • Participate in working group with Director, Financial Reporting, actuarial team, and SVP Finance to transition from IFRS 4 to IFRS 17 (Insurance Contracts);
  • Finalize accounting policies, assisting in GL transition, creating IFRS 17 financial statements and notes.

 

  • Projects and other remediation & improvement initiatives as mandated by senior management
  • Work closely with Director, Financial Reporting on all requirements relating to on-going and ad hoc initiatives and other projects relating to financial reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education (include required designations):

 

  • Professional Accountant Designation.

 

Experience (# years and specific skills and experience):

 

  • Minimum 3 years of financial reporting experience in financial services;
  • Experience working in insurance industry is an asset;
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including PC spreadsheets (Excel) and Word.

 

If interested in applying to this position please contact Antonella Leone via email at antonella@dgacareers.com or call at 416-868-6711 x 226. 

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time

Market Segment

Banking
Financial Services
Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required

English

Education Required

CPA

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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