Supervisor, Corporate Financial Reporting

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Supervisor, Corporate Financial Reporting

Toronto, ON

The Accounting Services Division within the City of Toronto is responsible for providing accounting advice, performing complex accounting analysis, delivering on the City's financial reporting obligations, and meeting all provincial and federal legislative reporting requirements.

The Division’s Accounting Policy and Analysis Section (APAS) and the Analysis and Financial Reporting Section (AFRS) are tasked with maintaining the integrity of the City's general ledger by ensuring the City's financial transactions are recorded and reported using Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), and preparing the City’s consolidated financial statements and associated financial reports. The two sections provide accounting advice, coordinate and ensure implementation of new accounting standards including the development of required accounting policies, perform financial analysis and provide accounting oversight to the financial statements of all consolidated entities, including year-end reporting to City Council of financial results. Accounting Services also act as the corporate liaison with external auditors to execute the audit of the City’s consolidated financial statements.

As the Supervisor, Corporate Financial Reporting, you’ll implement, maintain and oversee a scalable and agile reporting structure required to ensure Accounting Services fulfills its mandate related to accurate, complete and supported financial information for both internally and externally mandated reporting.

In this key role, you’ll review the City’s financial transactions to determine if they are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as being consistent with the City’s accounting and financial policies and processes. Your leadership skills will enhance your success as you oversee a team maintaining the integrity of the City’s general ledger, developing and executing detailed plans for the timely recording of financial transactions, performing the research and development of accounting policies, the provision of accounting advice and training, and the reviewing and recording of financial transactions and analytical processes supporting the preparation of management and operating reports. You’ll also ensure all deliverables are based on researched best practices, jurisdictional reviews or applicable accounting standards, and prepare analysis and reports to management and required oversight bodies. Other responsibilities will include providing input into the assigned budget and undertaking special projects and assignments.

You’re an excellent communicator and team leader so you will excel in liaising with the City’s divisions and consolidated entities, guiding and mentoring assigned staff, and supervising the day-to-day operations of all assigned staff and required deliverables.

Among the many strengths you bring to the role of Supervisor, Corporate Financial Reporting will be the following key qualifications:

  1. Post-secondary education in a discipline pertinent to the job function (e.g., Accounting, Business, Finance) and a Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada designation (e.g., CPA, CA).
  2. Extensive proficiency of and accounting experience applying generally accepted accounting principles, policies and related procedures with emphasis on general ledger management and financial reporting and analysis in a technical environment, preferably in a public sector organization.
  3. Extensive proficiency and experience with financial, reporting and internal controls.
  4. Extensive proficiency and experience in the development and implementation of financial policies, analytical processes, accounting standards, and management and corporate financial and operational reports.
  5. Extensive experience supervising, leading, motivating and mentoring staff.
  6. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word) and other data analysis tools and programs.
  7. Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines under time constraints, working the required hours to meet the set deliverable.
  8. Highly developed interpersonal skills and conflict resolution to work cooperatively as an effective team member.
  9. Excellent communication and customer service skills to communicate effectively and professionally with various levels of staff within the City as well as external organizations.
  10. Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  11. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
  12. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and to set priorities, plan and execute tasks.
  13. Familiarity with Ontario Statues, including Occupational Health and Safety Act, employment standards, labour relations, human rights, and other applicable government legislation.

Salary Range: $103,303.20 - $121,375.80

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How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at https://jobs.toronto.ca/jobsatcity/. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting Job ID 16344, by June 8, 2021.

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