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Manager, Financial Reporting, Markham

Last update 2024-06-14
Expires 2024-06-13
ID #2167908490
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Manager, Financial Reporting, Markham
Canada, Ontario, Markham,
Modified May 25, 2024

Description

Who is Allstate: Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is a leading home and auto insurer focused on providing its customers prevention and protection products and services for every stage of life. The company is proud to have been named a Best Employer in Canada for nine consecutive years and prioritizes supporting employees and fostering an inclusive, welcoming corporate culture. Allstate is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates through partnerships with charitable organizations, employee giving and volunteerism. Serving Canadians since 1953, Allstate strives to provide reassurance with its "You’re in Good Hands®" promise. Through our Employee Value Proposition, Opportunity, Flexibility, Community, Diversity and Family, we have worked hard to develop and nurture a culture where employees feel valued, experience personal growth, have career options and truly enjoy the work they do. Role Designation: Hybrid Benefits to joining Allstate Flexible Work Arrangements Employee discounts (15% on auto and property insurance, plus many other products and services)Good Office program (receive up to 400$ back after purchasing office equipment)Student Loan Payment Matching Program for Government Student loans Comprehensive Retirement Savings Program with employer matched contributions Annual Wellness allowance to support employees with improving health and wellbeing Personal reflection day Tuition Reimbursement Working within the community and giving back!Job description: We are actively looking to hire a Manager, Financial Reporting who will be accountable for Leading and directing a team of financial analysts to meet the legal and regulatory requirements for financial reporting. Develops, implements, and manages Financial Reporting staff, processes, and functions to ensure reports and regulatory filings are accurate and completed in a timely manner. Provides data-driven financial recommendations for senior leadership decision-making. Accountabilities: Financial Reporting• Provides input and direction to the Finance team's strategic and tactical plans and contributes financial reporting information for data-driven leadership decision making.• Leads and directs the team to ensure the timeliness, integrity, and accuracy of monthly reporting (e.g. reviews journal entries, account reconciliation, trending, analysis, consolidated / non-consolidated financial statements for Allstate Canada Group (ACG) legal entities, etc.).• Leads the preparation and review of financial statements and other regulatory filing, including note disclosures.• Reviews periodic reporting packages, minimum capital test (MCT) calculations, financial reports, and other deliverables to ensure financial solvency targets are met, provide meaningful insight into trends, recommend actions to address concerns, and summarize results for the leadership team.• Oversees the development and implementation of the year-end reporting schedule, including deadlines / timelines for cross-functional areas and internal and external auditors.• Oversees and monitors internal and external audit engagements in collaboration with cross-functional teams to ensure timelines are met for Board and committee meetings.• Leads and reviews detailed financial projections for leadership decision-making.• Leads and prioritizes cross-functional accounting projects requiring accounting expertise in collaboration with internal auditors, external vendors, actuaries, and the U. S. Head Office. Practice Improvement• Researches and maintains knowledge of current and future developments in legal and regulatory issues (e.g., International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), U. S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), etc.). Implements changes and trains staff in new or updated accounting standards.• Ensures that meaningful controls are in place to protect the financial information being reported.• Ensures that reporting systems are updated for any changes (e.g. new account requirements, new ACG group companies, and working with the enterprise on consolidation.• Recommends and implements improvements to reporting processes and controls while maintaining legal and regulatory compliance. People Management• Manages staff to accomplish results through effective recruitment, selection, training, development, performance management, and recognition.• Provides input into strategic, tactical, and operational plans for the team. Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Finance, or Accounting is required.• A Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation is required.• Requires 5+ years of financial reporting experience, preferably within the financial services or insurance industry OR 4+ years of related experience in a public accounting firm. • 2+ years of people management experience with cross-functional teams.• Advanced knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP accounting principles and best practices.• Financial reporting requirements (e.g., reporting packages, regulatory submissions, etc.) and best practices.• Experience evaluating and improving accounting and reporting processes and controls.• Experience with accounting applications (e.g., SAP).• Business process and workflow management.• Leadership, coaching, and mentorship skills.• Interpersonal, oral, and written communication, presentation, and influencing skills.• Analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.• Project coordination, organizational, and time management skills with attentionto detail in a fast-paced environment with tight timelines. Bonus qualification: • Knowledge of accounting, legal, and regulatory requirements for Property & Casualty Insurance is preferred. • Proficiency in Power BI and/or Tableau is an asset.• Experience with MS Analysis for Office is an advantage.• Experience with MS Excel macros is a strong asset.• Knowledge of corporate tax requirements would be an advantage. Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Manager, financial reporting

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