Senior Manager, Financial Reporting & Compliance
Points International
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Company Description

We’re a technology company working in the loyalty e-commerce industry. Our solutions enhance the management and monetization of loyalty currencies for more than 50 of the world’s largest loyalty brands, from frequent flyer miles and hotel points to retailer and credit card rewards.

Supported by our unparalleled loyalty industry experience and technological expertise, we bring state-of-the-art loyalty commerce platforms and products to individuals and businesses in today’s loyalty marketplace.

Our casual, collaborative office is where our strong workplace culture begins. Our people are what make us great, so we empower them with the freedom to think big and the resources to make things happen.

We communicate directly, lead by example, and make sure our team members know how much they are appreciated. Passion for life and work is important to us, and we want to see it in you, too!

Job Description

Points is looking for a Senior Manager, Financial Reporting and Compliance to join our Finance Team for a permanent position in our downtown Toronto office.

We’re an industry-leading web-based organization that is continuously reshaping how consumers interact with their loyalty programs.

We work with the world’s largest airline, hotel, financial, and retail rewards programs, to tackle complex challenges and come up with innovative e-

commerce solutions. If you’d like to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

This role is an excellent opportunity to lead and direct the success of the overall financial reporting, compliance and corporate taxation functions.

Reporting directly to the Controller, the Senior Manager, Financial Reporting and Compliance will be responsible for :

  • Responsibility to strengthen accounting guidelines and policies, improve financial reporting processes and timelines and fortify the control environment.
  • The ideal candidate will possess a professional accounting designation coupled with a minimum of 3-5 years of public company experience, with a strong knowledge of IFRS and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

  • Preparation and Co-ordination of the Company’s quarterly and annual financial statements, and related notes to the financial statements and MDA.
  • Maintain relationships and act as the key point of contact with auditors and consultants, including co-ordination of all work to be carried out by External auditors, finance, SOX and tax consultants.
  • Stay abreast of IFRS developments and determine impact to the organization, for example IFRS 15 and 16.
  • Maintaining and updating accounting guidelines and policies and streamlining the internal control environment.
  • Co-ordinate the SOX related activities, such as narrative updates, process walk-throughs, library of controls and the company risk matrix.
  • Review and completion of corporate taxes and related tax compliance filings, including Transfer Pricing.
  • Advise on complex accounting issues such as : hedge accounting, share-based compensation accounting and capitalization of development costs.
  • Partner with rest of the Finance Team and Business on technical accounting issues.
  • Review and advise on accounting related topics for the Points Travel LOB.
  • Team member on the Netsuite and Blackline implementation.
  • Key member of special projects, such as the implementation of a new accounting system.
  • Qualifications

  • Accounting Designation :
  • CPA, CA preferred (3-5 years’ experience in a public company environment or audit of public companies);
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS, including hedge and tax accounting, and practical experience related to identifying costs eligible for capitalization of internally generated software under IAS 38.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation and the 2013 COSO Framework.
  • Experience in corporate taxation, preferably with a public company is an asset.
  • Experience in an accounting system implementation is an asset.
  • Strong hands-on working knowledge of Excel models, including pivot tables, Microsoft Office and Google Sheets.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • The ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative culture.
  • Experience in the technology sector an asset but not required.
  • Additional Information

    Building a great company culture is as vital to us as building a great business. Over the last 5 years Points has been the recipient of the following awards :

  • Best Workplaces (Medium) in Canada
  • Best Workplaces for Women. We were also named one of
  • Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers
  • Greater Toronto’s Top Employers
  • Here are some of the perks that are included in our Points culture :

  • Central downtown location in the Financial District
  • Connected to the PATH network of shops / restaurants
  • We want to celebrate with you : all employees get an extra day off for their Birthdays!
  • Flexible work hours and casual dress every day
  • Marvelous Snack Cart Fridays : free refreshments and snacks!
  • Free coffee, tea, juice, pop, and snacks
  • Monthly subsidized lunch program
  • Green commuter and fitness subsidies
  • Secure bike storage with showers and towel service
  • Company-sponsored activities : bowling, movies, sports, paintball, and more!
  • Points is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Upon request we will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities.

    All your information will be kept confidential.

    No agencies please.

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