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Senior Reporting Analyst

Department name: Finance & Accounting
Business unit: Financial & Corp Development
Position ID: J0720-1667

A little about us

At Shaw, we’re proud to be leaders in a movement that brings Canadians the connectivity they need to fuel their lives. We’re making bold moves to connect Canadians and we’re always on the lookout for go-getters that are committed to disrupting the status quo. Does that sound like you? We’d love to meet you.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Reporting Analyst working in our Calgary Corporate office. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting and working as part of a small team the successful candidate will be accountable for supporting various aspects of both internal and external financial reporting.

A typical day

• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual consolidation accounting, elimination entries and supporting working papers as required;
• Utilize Oracle ERP to manage chart of accounts, account hierarchies and build & maintain financial reports;
• Assist with month end close procedures including comprehensive analysis of variances and account reconciliations;
• Assist in the month end accounting procedures related to IFRS 16 Leases;
• Coordinate, compile and analyze comprehensive reports on key metrics from corporate and operations for internal reporting, external consolidated financial statements, and Statistics Canada reporting;
• Investigate and resolve accounting issues as they arise;
• Assist with forecasting and budgeting;
• Respond to management financial requirements on a timely basis;
• Continuously evaluate accounting processes and reporting, looking for increased efficiencies and better information for management decision-making; and
• Participate in special projects and other duties as required

Your skills/experience

• Accounting degree and/or completion of CPA Prep program with a minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will also be considered;
• Professional accounting qualification (e.g., Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Public Accountant) considered an asset
• Experience with Oracle ERP and Smartview are assets;
• Advanced Excel skills (e.g. use of pivot table, macros, index, and the ability to work with and analyze large data sets);
• Experience in consolidations, inter-corporate investments and foreign currency translation an asset;
• Strong accounting, reporting and analytical skills and attention to detail are required to ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial information;
• Advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving skills;
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems both independently and collaboratively;
• A team player with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and strict deadlines;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
• Highly motivated, organized, reliable, an enthusiastic self-starter and ability to work independently;
• A positive, “can-do” attitude and customer focused approach that will enable you to deal with challenging situations with integrity, empathy and sincerity

Other details

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check.

Posting closing date: August 7, 2020

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.