Manager, Financial reporting

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Fiera Capital

With approximately CAD 179.5 billion in assets under management as of June 30 2021, Fiera Capital, an independent firm, is one of Canada’s leading investment managers. We deliver customized multi-asset solutions across public and private market asset classes to institutional, financial intermediary and private wealth clients across North America, Europe and key markets in Asia. We strive to be at the forefront of investment-management science, and we are passionate about creating sustainable wealth for clients.Fiera Capital is recognized for our talented people. Our teams collaborate and seek to draw on the global industry’s most innovative and diverse offerings to craft strategies that meet the needs of any client, anywhere they are located.Why join Fiera Capital:• Inclusive workplace and diverse background of employees • Growth and development opportunities • Entrepreneurial industry-leading company with a purposeful mission • Flexible work arrangements, competitive compensation and benefits • Collaborative approach, innovative and culture of integrity • Ambitious organization who strives for excellenceWhat we are looking for: Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Finance, the Manager, Financial Reporting will lead the preparation of the Management, Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), key reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC), technical accounting analysis, support the completion of the annual audited consolidated financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and special projects as needed. Working closely with the financial consolidation team FP&A team and divisional finance teams, the Manager, Financial Reporting will operate with a global mindset and have a strong understanding of financial statement disclosures and will be comfortable in a public company environment. The role is based in Toronto with travel to Montreal, as required.Your responsibilities:Preparation of the MD&A and Quarterly ARMC financial reports;Technical accounting and supporting the completion of the consolidated financial statements under IFRS;Analyze monthly variances by business unit and company;Act as a technical accounting advisory resource for all levels of the organization;Drive continued improvements related to the implementation of SAP S/4Hana and SAP Group Reporting;Work alongside the Consolidation Team to review Fiera Capital’s financial results and execute the accurate and timely preparation of interim and annual audited consolidated financial statements;Prepare various Disclosure Committee and Audit Committee materials;Lead annual audit and quarterly review;Participate in the continuous improvement exercise for underlying processes and controls;Special projects as required. Must have requirements to be successful in this role: CPA, CA designation;Big 4 accounting firm training is an asset;A minimum of 5 years of experience, that includes at least 2-3 years in external financial reporting at a public company;Solid technical accounting knowledge under IFRS and the ability to interpret complex technical accounting issues and implement practical solutions, particularly related to business combinations and divestitures, share-based compensation expense and financial instruments;Strong understanding of consolidation in a global foreign multi-currency environment;Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deliverables concurrently;Ability to develop employees, provide guidance, direction, and training, and promote a positive working environment;Drive for continuous improvement, leveraging and adapting system functionality and challenging existing processes;Strong strategic skills, including the ability to leverage resources (people, processes, departments, tools) and collaborate to complete objectives effectively and efficiently;Strong decision making and problem-solving skills, including the ability to independently and collaboratively gather, formulate and analyze data to support recommendations to senior management;Excellent research skills;Proven ability to confidently and effectively interact with all levels of the organization and to build strong working relationships in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment;Experience with ERP implementations and use of SAP S/4Hana is considered an asset;Experience with Workiva is an asset;Extraordinary team player and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment where quality, innovation, speed of decision making and execution are critical to organizational success;High capacity; able to juggle a large workload with many ongoing projects;Tolerance for stress, ambiguity and the innate ability to navigate through challenging and complex situations;Results-driven, energetic, creative and hardworking;Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities;Highly professional and the ability to develop virtual and local relationships.The use of masculine is for the sole purpose of lightening the text and refers to both women and men.Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff are our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability, genetic information, or any other federal, state or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only communicate with those selected for an interview.FieraFinances