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Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Reporting & Accounting

Meridia Recruitment Solutions - 40 Jobs
Bedford, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Reporting & Accounting

Bedford, NS

Reference # HL-17513

Clearwater Seafoods is one of the world's largest vertically integrated seafood companies with over 1,900 employees in offices, plants and vessels across the globe. The Canadian company operates from ocean-to-plate, owning its own fishing licenses, vessels and processing facilities, while also providing delivery to its customers worldwide. Clearwater is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety and diversity of premium wild-caught seafood, including scallops, lobster, langoustine, clams, whelk, shrimp and crabs.

Since its founding, Clearwater has invested in science, communities, people and technological innovation, as well as resource management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed the company to remain a leader in today's global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.

In 2021, Clearwater was acquired by a partnership between Premium Brands and the Mi'kmaq Coalition, comprised of seven Mi'kmaq communities in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Today, Clearwater is proudly Indigenous-owned, committed to creating a sustainable seafood future for generations to come.

Clearwater Seafoods' Corporate Reporting and Accounting department requires a Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Reporting & Accounting role based at their Bedford, Nova Scotia Corporate Office. The position is a permanent full-time position and reports to the Finance Manager, Corporate Reporting.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead all accounting research for non-routine or complex transactions including: financial instruments, refinancing, acquisitions etc.
  • Support all Clearwater entities with IFRS compliance.
  • Assisting the Finance Manager, Corporate Reporting in oversight and implementation of new accounting standards under IFRS.
  • Assisting the Finance Manager, Corporate Accounting in preparation and/or review of monthly accounting results.
  • Support the establishment of and maintenance of global accounting policies, standards & documentation.
  • Support role in preparation of key performance metrics and management reporting.
  • Support in the production of accurate, relevant, and timely consolidated monthly financial statements including the consolidated balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows.
  • Supporting role in the production of relevant group and statutory financial reporting including consolidated financial statements.
  • Assisting in the completion of the external audit.
  • Working with an effective, efficient, and motivated team in the Corporate Reporting group
  • Participate in short and long-term strategic planning initiatives as requested.
  • Assist in maintaining internal controls over financial reporting for the Corporate Reporting group.
  • Constantly seek to improve the efficiency in internal and group reporting.

The ideal candidate will posses:

  • CPA designation.
  • A minimum of three to five years progressive experience.
  • Experience applying International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) would be considered an asset.
  • SAP user knowledge is an asset.
  • Strong technical ability including experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

The Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Reporting and Accounting will possess key behavioural competencies (personal characteristics) that include: dedication, hard work and detail orientation; ability to communicate complex financial concepts in simple language; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational skills and time management skills; self-motivated and driven to succeed; ability to work well both independently and part of a team; foster innovation and continuous improvement ideas; strong analytical problem-solving ability; ability to manage competing priorities; thrive in a fast-paced environment; and confident in offering organizational thought leadership in Financial Accounting.

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For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Jason Ozon, Consultant, at [email protected]. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Jason Ozon know.

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