Categories Accounting, Finance, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Financial Accounting, Professional and Administration Positions
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As part of Air Canada’s Controllership team, the Financial Reporting department is responsible for the preparation and integrity of financial statements, and the management discussion and analysis that accompanies them, for internal and external reporting needs. The department also provides analysis and support to corporate-wide initiatives such as planning and other strategic initiatives. Reporting to the Senior Director of Financial Reporting, the position will participate in the performance and delivery of the full financial reporting cycle and other accounting projects.
Partner with key team members for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements for internal and external reporting purposes adhering to strict deadlines.
Prepare various analyses to support all internal management and external reporting requirements, including income statement, balance sheet, cash flow and MD&A, undertaken with curiosity and discipline to provide new insight for process improvements, promote accountability and control.
Support the ongoing development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures, including research and gathering of information to support adoption of new International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”)
Partner with subsidiary accounting teams in order to research and direct on accounting policies and financial reporting requirements for new business initiatives.
Collaborate in the development of solutions to satisfy the business requirements of the various Air Canada departments; integrating the requirements of Finance and other Branches.
Interface with the Financial Systems group in the system change process; resolving production problems, investigating requirements, identifying opportunities, developing solutions and providing testing and training to facilitate implementation
Develop and maintain a high level of proficiency in the use of financial systems and technology tools, in particular HFM Analyzer, and actively lead in best practices adoption of these tools for the Financial Reporting team.
Implement and maintain procedures to comply with internal control requirements.
Provide accounting, technical and analytical support as required
Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Business or Finance is a pre-requisite
Completion of a recognized Canadian accounting designation (CPA) is required.
Sound understanding of generally accepted accounting principles in IFRS.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Prior experience in financial reporting is an asset.
Experience with Peoplesoft and internal financial systems such as Hyperion/HFM Analyzer would be an asset.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel experience
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in team/project group environment
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organization skills to handle multiple projects, ability to shift priorities and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Detail-oriented with the ability to self-edit
Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.
Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.
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