Senior Financial Analyst - External reporting

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 08-16-2018

SFA - EXTERNAL REPORTING

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a member of the corporate financial reporting team the senior analyst will report to the manager, financial reporting. The individual will be responsible for various aspects of the month end close and consolidation process, assistance with the quarterly and annual financial statements as well as preparing legal entity financial statements for use by the tax department. This position will also support the reporting team in responding to various accounting enquiries from operating units and other projects as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will be responsible for the preparation of monthly consolidated reporting - including preparing and posting journal entries, preparing account reconciliations, running the consolidation in BPC, producing the monthly consolidated management control report, and answering various quesitons from other groups within the organiziation. This position will also assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, including consolidated financial statements, various financial statement notes.  This position will be responsible for the prepartion of annual legal entity financial statements.  In addition to quarterly and monthly reporting, the position will provide support to the overall reporting group in drafting accounting policies, assisting operating units with various issues, and other tasks and projects as required. 
  • Assistance with preparing quarterly financial statements 40%
  • Month end consolidated reporting 25%
  • Ad-hoc tasks and projects as required 20%
  • Legal entity financial statements 15%
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
  • 3-5 years of working experience in Accounting &Finance
  • Experience with public company reporting
  • A strong knowledge of IFRS 
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • University degree Finance/Accounting
  • CPA, CA designation


We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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