Sr Manager Technical Accounting

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 110000 - $ 130000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Sr Manager Technical Accounting for a full-time permanent role in Ottawa, ON with our Telecommunications client. This role will be hybrid; 2 days at home and 3 days in the office.  The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it. Candidates outside of Ottawa may be eligible for a relocation help.
The Sr Manager Technical Accounting will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the research, evaluation, and implementation of new accounting standards and pronouncements under IFRS.
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and support for complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, revenue recognition, leasing, and financial instruments.
  • Prepare and review technical accounting memoranda and position papers to support accounting conclusions and ensure compliance with relevant standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, and operations, to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure consistency and compliance across the organization.
  • Support the preparation and review of quarterly and annual financial statements, including footnote disclosures and MD&A.
  • Interface with external auditors and regulatory agencies to address technical accounting issues and ensure successful audits and reviews.
  • Provide training and mentoring to finance team members on technical accounting topics and emerging issues.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, regulatory changes, and best practices in technical accounting.
The Sr Manager Technical Accounting must meet the following mandatory requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA designation required.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience in technical accounting, with at least 5 years in a public accounting firm.
  • Extensive knowledge of IFRS, with the ability to apply complex accounting principles to real-world scenarios.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and communicate technical accounting issues effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to prepare clear and concise technical accounting documentation.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of mentoring and developing accounting professionals.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, and experience with financial reporting software.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Experience in the technology.
  • Familiarity with SEC reporting requirements and SOX compliance.
If you are interested in the Sr Manager Technical Accounting role, please apply now by clicking “Apply now.”


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_2276534

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