Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accounting Analyst for a 6-Month contract with our Client in Ottawa, ON.
The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it.
The Senior Financial Accounting Analyst will have the following responsibilities :
Preparation of monthly financial statement leadsheets and related analysis;
Preparation of quarterly / annual external reporting / note disclosures;
Preparation of accounting memos;
Annual preparation of financial statements for certain subsidiaries or pension plan and liaison with auditors, as required;
Preparation of schedules and statements for the required shareholder 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;
Solid written and oral communication 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.
Nice to have :
Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.