Senior Financial Accounting Analyst

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Analyst

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accounting Analyst for a permanent opportunity, with our client located in downtown Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it. Reporting to the Manager, External Reporting and Technical Accounting, the Senior Financial Accounting Analyst is a key member of the finance team. He/she will work closely with other members of the External Reporting and Technical Accounting group

Vacations outside of Canada do not affect your Security Clearance process

The Senior Financial Accounting Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

  • Preparation of quarterly/annual external reporting/note disclosures.
  • Research technical accounting issues and prepare accounting memos.
  • Preparation of various statutory financial statements and pension financial statements, including all supporting working papers and adjusting journal entries. Audited financial statements would require the liaison with auditors, as required.
  • Monthly reconciliation of various accounts, including those related to pension and hedge accounting, including preparation of relevant journal entries.
  • Preparation of various financial statements for internal and external purposes.
  • Preparation of schedules and statements for the required shareholders’ reporting.
  • Liaise with auditors with respect to areas of responsibility.
  • Work on special assignments and adhoc reporting requests.
  • The Senior Financial Accounting Analyst must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Undergraduate university degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA: CA, CMA or CGA).
  • Several years of public accounting and/or private industry experience in accounting, finance and/or auditing.
  • In-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards would be an asset.
  • Experience working in or with an organization with multiple currencies and multiple Canadian and foreign subsidiaries.
  • Experience in dealing with financial statements of a public company would be an asset.
  • Solid written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and adapt quickly to a changing environment.
  • Ability to establish working relationships at all levels within the Finance department and across the organization.
  • If you are interested in applying to our Senior Financial Accounting Analyst position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.


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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1832606

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