Analyst, Financial Reporting
A little about Capital Power
Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to powering a sustainable future for people and planet. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth oriented North American power producer that creates innovative electricity solutions to electrify the world reliably and affordably while protecting the planet for future generations. We’re passionate about our employees and place their entire wellbeing at the center of our people strategy. We are proud to foster a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; recognizing this is paramount to help grow our company and reach our net carbon neutral by 2050 goal. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment where employees are empowered to be their best, make meaningful contributions and go home safe every day.
One Permanent Full Time Position.
Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our Financial Reporting team.
Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting, the Analyst, Financial Reporting assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) document.
This role will work with members of other Finance areas and within Financial Reporting to ensure that the monthly general ledger close and consolidation process is effective, timely, and efficient.
You will contribute to our team by
Preparing journal entries and completing the consolidation and GL close process in a timely and efficient manner.
Participating in the preparation of quarterly and year-end working papers supporting financial statements and MD&A disclosures.
Preparing stand-alone financial statements for compliance purposes.
Compiling of financial information as the need arises by Statistics Canada or other government survey agencies.
Keeping abreast with IFRS standards and changes.
Providing certain input into implementing solutions required to optimize or maintain financial systems or processes.
Assisting with well-defined, moderately complex issues related to the accounting treatment and reporting implications of transactions and assisting with the research of accounting treatment on emerging operational matters or newly effective accounting pronouncements.
Providing input and recommendations on ways to optimize processes, timelines, and flow of information within Financial Reporting or between other Finance groups and Financial Reporting in ensuring timely receipt of accurate information while realizing efficiency and best use of resources.
Updating working papers and procedures to incorporate change initiatives implemented by Financial Reporting.
Staying well informed of established internal controls related to areas of responsibility and ensuring that the controls are operating effectively.
Maintaining strong working rapport with other Finance groups by helping complete the process, timelines, expectations, and flow of information between other Finance groups, external auditors, and Financial Reporting.
Supporting development activities by providing high level explanations of relevant accounting standards behind required information.
What you will bring to the role
Post-secondary degree specializing in accounting. Candidates with a professional accounting designation or working towards achieving their CPA designation would be considered an asset.
1-2 years of experience in an accounting role. General understanding of consolidation and financial reporting is considered an asset. Public practice experience would be considered an asset, but not required.
Proven attention to detail.
Ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written form.
Advanced competencies with Microsoft Office, specifically, Excel.
Experience with IFRS and Oracle are assets.
Minimum travel required.
Hybrid Office/Work from home position.
Hours of Work: 7.5 hours per day, 37.5 hours per week
Union: CSU52 - T2
In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.
Capital Power requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with the only exception being those people having verified medical or religious exemption as per applicable human rights law.
Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status, or proof of a valid exemption pursuant to applicable human rights law.
We offer a highly flexible benefits and wellbeing program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.
How To Apply and Next Steps
Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at www.capitalpower.com/careers. If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.
Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to complete their application can request accessible formats, communication support, or other accessibility assistance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.
Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in powering a sustainable future with Capital Power! We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.