Mandate: The External Reporting Manager will be responsible for external financial reporting for APUC. Primary objectives of the manager are to consolidate the financial information, to use oversight to ensure financial reporting accuracy and compliance, to proactively improve reporting by introducing enhancements or new reports to increase usefulness while reducing preparation time, and to review the accounting for complex transactions (e.g. stock compensation).
External financial reporting
Prepare external reporting to the public, financial institutions and other stakeholders, including review of financials and notes to the financial statements, MD&A and updating Workiva.
Preparation of the Quarterly and annual APUC financial statements and notes to the financials
Review and consolidate the cash flow statements prepared by divisional teams for quarterly statements
Quarterly and annual standalone legal entities financial statements for financial institutions and regulators
Coordinating with the Treasury team on reviewing and updating financial metrics and capex disclosures for the MD&A
.Prepare monthly consolidated statements and analysis for internal stakeholders
Manage the external audit process by liaising with auditors, as required, throughout the year to ensure timely completion of the financial and SOX audit.
Responsible for maintaining strong internal controls and ensuring SOX compliance:
Performing quarterly user access, segregation of duties, and no-harm analysis review for in-scope financial systems
Maintaining SOX documentation over corporate financial reporting controls, including but not limited to, the financial close process, consolidation and financial reporting.
Support the One Finance vision by building relationships with the divisional and cross-functional finance teams.
Manage chart of account mapping for new acquisitions and provide financial reporting guidance and training on relevant systems and processes.
Assist Director of Consolidation with ad hoc reporting requests
Accounting & Consolidation
Working with the Corporate Accounting team, ensure that APUC, Davis Road and LU Finance transactions are recorded and reported in a timely and error-free manner.
Responsible for timely and accurate data in HFM, including ICP mapping, overrides, equity roll, metadata and mapping changes
Working with divisional teams, ensure that source systems to HFM account mapping is accurate and timely
Ensure intercompany variances are resolved to acceptable thresholds
Assist the Accounting team with continuous improvement efforts
Review of regulatory reporting for APUC and liaising with the regulatory team to address data requests.
CPA,CA designation or equivalence
Minimum 5 years’ experience combined experience in financial reporting and auditing
University degree, preferably in business or commerce
Strong knowledge of MS Excel and Other MS Office applications
Experience with HFM, GP and SAP
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
A proactive and independent individual
Excellent technical accounting skills and knowledge of GAAP (US GAAP preferable)
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