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Financial Accountant

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1080, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Vancouver, British Columbia; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Business Administration, Finance and Accounting
  • Job ID: JR10019903
  • Job type: Permanent Job
  • Apply before: 2024-04-20

Description

Financial Accountant / CPA / Canada / Dealer Services / IFRS Standards / Hybrid Work

Are you an accountant with high potential who wants to work closely with operations and who thrives in a dynamic and constantly changing environment? We would like to hear from you!

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the financial accountant will collaborate on all activities related to accounting and the preparation of financial reports for the Dealer Services division. The candidate will also participate in projects where accounting involvement is required, support the implementation of new IFRS standards and support operations in carrying out activities related to management reporting and internal controls.

Main responsibilities

  • Prepare financial statements and management reports rigorously and within the required deadlines;
  • Recommend and establish financial control procedures in accordance with current accounting standards;
  • Develop solutions to resolve accounting discrepancies and other financial issues/issues;
  • Ensure the accuracy of reports produced by the system, as well as those prepared manually;
  • Ensure that all financial reports are prepared in accordance with IFRS and regulatory requirements, in addition to comply with iA Group policies and procedures;
  • Support the company in the implementation of the IFRS 17 and IFRS 9 standards according to the new requirements;
  • Produce internal and external reports, including financial statements;
  • Collaborate in reviewing the accounting processes, including the closing process;
  • Help answer questions and produce reconciliations required for external and internal audits;
  • Participate in the production of the half-yearly regulatory report;
  • Prepare product evaluation reports in collaboration with the actuarial department;
  • Prepare and post the corresponding General Ledger journal entries;
  • Prepare financial reports for various reinsurance, profit sharing and partnership agreements;
  • Support partners with their accounting questions and needs;
  • Actively contribute to varied and stimulating projects.

Required Skills

  • More than 5 years of relevant experience in accounting;
  • Fully proficient with the Microsoft Office suite, with advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • Excellent language skills in French and English, both oral and written, due to frequent interactions with English- and French-speaking colleagues or internal partners across Canada and the United States;
  • Well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills to enable the candidate to gather, interpret and analyze information and communicate analysis results to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, market-driven environment, juggling multiple initiatives and constantly re-evaluating priorities;
  • Autonomy and initiative to provide appropriate recommendations to improve analyzes and processes;
  • Excellent teamwork skills, solution orientation and positive attitude;
  • Versatility and rigor.

Preferred skills (assets)

  • CPA title obtained or in the process of obtaining (considerable asset);
  • Good knowledge of IFRS standards, or willingness to learn;
  • Knowledge of the insurance sector;
  • Knowledge of Oracle EPR.

The typical hiring range for this position is $65,000 to $90,000 CAD per year; The base salary offered may vary depending on the knowledge, skills, years of experience and internal equity related to the position. At iA, we are committed to providing a fair, equitable and market-based compensation structure. Our market data is updated annually to reflect the most current market conditions.


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Company Overview

About

iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 50,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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