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Analyst/Specialist, Corporate Reporting

  • Req ID: 76625
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 5
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 03/24/2020



Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. 



The Corporate Reporting Analyst or Specialist maintains full-cycle accounting of a CP partnership and supports the Corporate Reporting team’s activities.



  • Maintain full-cycle accounting for a CP partnership, which includes:
    • coordinate the processing of accounts receivable and payable;
    • communicate with managers and partners on expense and distribution approval as well as other accounting and business matters as needed;
    • complete monthly tasks for rail traffic calculation and analysis, GST filing, billing, cash distribution calculation and base ledger close;
    • prepare quarterly accruals, financial statements and forecast as well as annual budget and multi-year plan;
    • respond to ad-hoc requests from managers and partners;
    • identify and implement improvements that support timely and efficient reporting, forecasting and accounting processes for the Partnership;
  • Coordinate the assembly of the quarterly back-up binder;
  • Prepare monthly trial balance update and base tax entries for specific legal entities;
  • Support other corporate reporting activities, which may include:
    • verify the mathematical accuracy of reporting documents;
    • compilation of financial data into reportable documents or disclosures;
    • assisting in the roll forward and linking of reporting files;
    • preparing and entering consolidation entries;
  • Address and respond to queries from auditors and internal reviewers.



  • Accounting (CPA) designation or registered in training towards an accounting designation;
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience required;
  • Knowledge of accounting and reporting cycles;
  • Knowledge of US GAAP (desirable);
  • Application Expertise (desirable): ERP/SAP, BPC, Excel, Workiva, Blackline;
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment;
  • Quality verbal and written communication skills.




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:     

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").




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