Reporting to the Director, Financial Reporting, the Manager, Financial Reporting will work in the Corporate Finance Group to ensure that the quarterly and annual filings Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), financial statements, supplemental information, press releases, etc.
are prepared in accordance with Ontario Securities Commission and Securities Exchange Commission rules and regulations and in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
In addition, this position will be responsible for assisting in capital markets activities from a reporting perspective which will require significant interactions with individuals internal and external to Brookfield Renewable, including senior management, external auditors, and external legal counsel.
This position requires superior organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to produce deliverables under very tight deadlines.
Oversees the preparation of annual and quarterly consolidated financial statements and MD&A in accordance with IFRS;
Prepares and reviews analyses to support the MD&A sections of the quarterly and annual reports and the supplemental information;
Coordinates the quarterly reviews and year-end financial audits with the external auditors, as well as manage the audit issues resolution process;
Ensures the timely preparation of all financial information and presentations required for quarterly and annual reports, press releases, and Disclosure and Audit Committee and Board meetings;
Researches and interprets new accounting standards / guidelines to assess potential impacts on financial reporting activities;
Modifies existing and designs new processes that maximize operational efficiency;
Provides advice on internal control issues and recommends and implements reporting enhancements;
Fulfill ad hoc information requests from investors, rating agencies, investment analysts and senior management.
Excellent negotiation skills; Able to explain difficult / complex issues and, in a manner that fosters mutual respect, uses tact and diplomacy to persuade others to adopt a point of view;
Proven team management skills; assuming a manager role in helping others achieve excellent results.
Ability to locate and collect data from appropriate sources and analyze it to prepare meaningful and concise reports that summarize the information;
Strong business acumen, analytical skills and attention to detail;
Excellent written communication skills to convey technical accounting and budgeting issues in a clear and concise manner;
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with and build relationships with a diverse group at all levels of the organization;
Ability to work in a team setting; collaborates with team members across the organization
Effective communication skills (oral and written) in English.
Hold a recognized professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CMA; CGA; CPA (U.S.));
5 or more years of relevant experience;
Experience working with large, publicly traded corporations with numerous and varying reporting requirements;
Experience in working in a growing organization with changing needs and multiple complex business transactions that have an impact on the financial reporting of the business;
Experience with IBM Cognos Controller is an asset;
Experience with Certent CDM is an asset;
Knowledgeable of XBRL reporting is an asset;
Web filing knowledge is an asset;
Working knowledge of IFRS and accounting and financial analysis principles and practices;
Excellent MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint capabilities and strong ability to navigate complex working papers.