Director of Financial Reporting

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1115

We are recruiting for a Director of Financial Reporting role on behalf of our client, an electric utility and distribution firm in Ontario. Reporting to the Vice President, the Director of Financial Reporting will be the lead in overseeing internal/external reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the preparation of annual and quarterly consolidated financial statements and MD&A in accordance with IFRS
  • Prepares and reviews analysis to support the MD&A sections of the quarterly and annual reports and the supplemental information
  • Coordinates the quarterly reviews and year-end financial audits with the external auditors, as well as manages the audit issues resolution process
  • Ensures the timely preparation of all financial information and presentations required for quarterly and annual reports, press releases, and Disclosure and Audit Committee and Board meetings
  • Establishes and updates financial reporting deadlines and manages the monthly financial consolidation process
  • Researches and interprets new accounting standards/guidelines to assess potential impacts on financial reporting activities
  • Modifies existing and designs new processes that maximize operational efficiency
  • Provides advice on internal control issues and recommends and implements reporting enhancements
  • Fulfills ad hoc information requests from investors, rating agencies, investment analysts and senior management

Qualifications:

  • University degree with Finance/Accounting concentration and recognized accounting designation (CPA, CA)
  • Minimum 5+ years progressive financial reporting and analysis experience, with minimum 3 years in managerial level position
  • Experience within large public accounting firm and/or related utility companies preferred
  • Knowledge of IFRS accounting policies
  • Proven leadership skills, executive presence, and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management