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Manager, Financial Reporting

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



The Manager Financial Reporting leads the team that coordinates month end close activities, prepares monthly consolidated results, prepares external financial disclosures related to Non-GAAP measures, as well as maintains working relationship with cross-functional teams.



  • 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
  • Review external financial disclosures related to Non-GAAP measures
  • Oversee accounting for a joint venture and the related statutory audit
  • Maintain exemplary relationships with the multiple internal stakeholders that support the close internal and external reporting process
  • Identify, analyze and reconcile inconsistent information and recommend adjustments where necessary
  • 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



  • Accounting Designation required (CPA; CPA, CA)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience required (public company external reporting or audit, desirable) with a minimum 2 years leadership experience
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and regulatory requirements applicable to public companies
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package 
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan 
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy 
  • Part-time Studies Program 



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


Drug Test Elements: 

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free. 


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check 
  • Reference check 
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service 
  • Social Security number verification 


Management Conductor Program:

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


CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  



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  • Req ID: 102578
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 3
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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