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Robert Half Finance & Accounting

Senior Financial Reporting Specialist


Posted 18 Days Ago0010220123 -1552026

Company Information

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm with more than 360 locations worldwide. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include:


  • Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance;
  • OfficeTeam, for full-time, temporary, and temporary-to-full-time opportunities for highly skilled temporary administrative support office management and HR personnel;
  • Robert Half Technology, for full-time and project information technology professionals;
  • Robert Half Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals and legal support personnel; and,
  • The Creative Group, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.


We encourage you to work with us to find out why for more than 15 years, Robert Half once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies.” (March 1, 2017)

For more information, visit www.roberthalf.ca or follow us on Twitter @RobertHalf_CAN.

Job Description

Senior Financial Reporting Specialist 


Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Status: Full-Time

Salary Scale: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00

Ref #: 05110-0010220123




Our client, a publicly traded company, is recruiting to add a Senior Financial Reporting Specialist to its finance team at its corporate office in Edmonton. 


Reporting to the Vice President Finance, the Financial Reporting Specialist will be responsible for the following:


  • Setup and prepare IFRS compliant financial reporting requirements and related disclosures for comparative purposes.
  • Review, compare, and recommend accounting policies for the transition to IFRS.
  • Technical research and documentation of accounting policy alternatives available to the company.
  • Development of financial statement noted disclosures and related reconciliations;
  • Development of policies and procedures to ensure all financial information required under IFRS is accurately captured;
  • Work with IT personnel to ensure the accounting system is appropriately configured to capture all required financial information required for IFRS;
  • Train the accounting group and other departments on the impact of the IFRS transition;
  • Support the team in completing monthly consolidations and support schedules and ensure internal controls over financial reporting are adhered to as well as to develop, implement and maintain new controls as required under IFRS.


This position will also encompass special projects in the corporate accounting group and other duties assigned by the Vice President Finance. 


About You:


Experience in public company financial reporting in IFRS. Your experience should demonstrate:


  • Ability to manage multiple priorities within tight reporting deadlines in a fast-paced dynamic environment;
  • Proficiency with IFRS, accounting procedures and financial reporting;
  • Proven ability to work within tight deadlines;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements;
  • Excellent analytical skills and effective business communication (written/verbal) skills with accounting, finance and operational personnel.
  • Technical savvy to manipulate Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel and Word and strong proficiency with ERP systems related reporting tools; ideally Navision will ensure your success in this role.


Specific Requirements:

Canadian accounting designation complemented with a post-secondary accounting degree and 2 or more years of post-designation experience working with public company financial reporting requirements and disclosures and the research and application of IFRS.


Connect With Us Today:


To learn more about this newly created role and department and how this opportunity may be an ideal fit for your next career move, connect today with Anthony at (780) 424-4220 or anthony.ierino@roberthalf.com quoting Financial Reporting / Edmonton in the heading of your email.


Contact Information

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Staffing & Executive Search
Anthony Ierino
Recruiting Manager