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Specialist, Corporate Reporting

  • Req ID: 85809
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 10/15/2021

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, 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 CP.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Corporate Reporting Specialist prepares high quality financial reporting documents for disclosure in compliance with external requirements on a timely basis. The Specialist will be primarily accountable for preparation of Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), other external disclosures and certain accounting reconciliation policy administration and period end reporting tasks.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Plan the detailed reporting activities, with a focus on the MD&A, on a recurring basis in order to support rapid and accurate execution;
  • Coordinate execution of the plan with the multiple internal stakeholders that provide information into the reporting process or require its output;
  • Prepare certain sections of the quarterly MD&A disclosures, as needed;
  • Prepare other external disclosures as required by other internal stakeholders including Investor Relations and Sales & Marketing;
  • Prepare month end close entries;
  • Assess reporting implications of significant financial transactions and draft related disclosures;
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify, analyze and reconcile financial information for appropriate accounting treatment;
  • Monitor the account reconciliation process and ensure that balance sheet account reconciliation policy and procedures are followed;
  • Assist with other financial reporting activities;
  • Identify and analyze possible improvements to the reporting process and implement selected solutions; Ensure financial reporting is in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), Tax or securities regulation, as applicable;
  • Ensure reporting process complies with applicable internal control (SOX) requirements;
  • Address and respond to queries from auditors and internal reviewers.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Accounting (CPA) Designation;
  • Knowledge of US GAAP requirements, desirable;
  • ERP/SAP expertise (desirable);
  • Application Expertise (desirable): BPC, Excel, Workiva, Blackline;
  • Process Management Skills;
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong 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

 

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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