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Manager Financial Reporting, Corporate Reporting

  • Req ID: 98767
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: 
  • Internal & External

 

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing 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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Manager Financial Reporting leads and develops a team of professional accountants who coordinate month end close activities, prepare monthly consolidated results and maintain quality and integrity of consolidation data and processes, govern journal entry controls, prepare external financial disclosures, as well as maintain working relationship with cross-functional teams.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Oversee the month end close process to ensure a timely close;
  • Oversee the consolidation activities and execution of the plan with multiple internal stakeholders that provide information into the consolidation process or require its output to drive alignment;
  • Review journal entries, consolidation entries and reconciliations;  Review procedures performed on periodic journal entry testing for control purpose and ensure that Delegation of Journal Entry Procedure policy and procedure are followed;
  • Oversee the implementation of process improvements that support a timely close, ability to report and provide better control and review over journal entry posting;
  • Review external financial disclosures including quarterly summarized financial information and non-gaap measures;
  • Lead or support team projects and initiatives including quarter end and year end external reporting and management reporting, process documentation, data management and system optimization;
  • Coach, supervise and develop direct reports;
  • Assess and research implications of significant financial transactions;
  • Ensures financial reporting is in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), tax or securities regulation as applicable and SOX;
  • Address and respond to queries from auditors and internal reviewers.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Accounting Designation (CPA; CPA, CA);
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience required;
  • Knowledge of US GAAP requirements, desirable;
  • ERP/SAP expertise (desirable);
  • Application Expertise (desirable): BPC, Excel, Workiva, Blackline;
  • Management and leadership skills including coaching, motivating, resilience, team building, change management, process reviews;
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders;
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication Skills.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

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

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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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