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Specialist, Corporate Reporting - Tax & Entity Reporting

  • Req ID: 83664
  • 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: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 03/19/2021



Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. 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 Specialist prepares high quality tax and entity financial reporting documents, in  compliance with requirements, maintains stakeholder relationship with Taxation, and ensures the company’s balance sheet accounting reconciliation policy and procedures are followed. 



  • Account for taxes for certain CP entities, analyze related accounts, coordinate intercompany transfer  pricing adjustments, and prepare summary financial information used by the tax group for provision calculation; 
  • Prepare US GAAP-compliant financial statements needed by internal stakeholders on a recurring basis,  including coordination with the multiple internal stakeholders that provide information into the reporting process; 
  • Prepare account reconciliations for income taxes and selected entities; 
  • Prepare income taxes disclosure in the quarterly and annual external reporting document; 
  • Assess reporting implications of significant financial transactions and draft related disclosures;  
  • Identify, analyze and reconcile inconsistent information in order to recommend adjustments where necessary
  • Identify and analyze possible improvements to the reporting process, with a particular focus to maintenance of entity reporting ledger and consolidation tool used in financial statement preparation, and implement selected solutions; 
  • Monitor the account reconciliation process and ensure that balance sheet account reconciliation policy and procedures are followed; 
  • Prepare and present quarterly reconciliation review package and compliance report for management review; 
  • Ensure financial reporting is in compliance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), Tax or securities regulation, as applicable; 
  • Ensure accounting and reporting process complies with applicable internal control (SOX) requirements; 
  • Address and respond to queries from auditors and internal reviewers. 



  • Accounting Designation (CPA; CPA, CA); 
  • 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 set and meet deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.



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




  • 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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