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Bilingual Senior Advisor, External Reporting

Posted 09 May 2024

Bilingual Senior Advisor, External Reporting at Canadian Air Transport Security Authority

Finance Full-time Ottawa

Experience: Senior-Level
Education Required: Graduation from a recognized university with a specialization in finance, business administration or some other specialization related to the duties of the position.
A Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
Salary Range: $85, 000 - $100, 000

Close date: 22 May 2024

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The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has one (1) exciting indeterminate opportunity within the Finance branch at the CATSA HQ.

This position represents an opportunity for career-driven individuals seeking a position within an organization that inspires growth and promotes excellence to make a difference and contribute to CATSA’s unique culture as it strives to excel in air transport security.

Why is CATSA a great fit for you?

CATSA is world leader in aviation security and screening with a mandate to protect the public. A Crown corporation, it features a mix of public service and private sector diverse backgrounds in which is reflective of the varied background of its employees. CATSA encourages innovation and creativity and offers a healthy and diverse workplace where employees work in an environment where they can be their true selves and feel energized and proud.

If you are a motivated professional seeking a position within a multifunctional and collaborative environment and you are looking for the next great adventure, CATSA is the place for you!

Position Description

Summary of responsibilities:

The Senior Advisor, External Reporting is responsible for supporting CATSA’s financial accounting management services, which entails analyzing transactions against internal policies and relevant accounting standards, preparing journal entries, and drafting quarterly and annual financial statements under IFRS along with supporting documentation. The Senior Advisor, External Reporting is also responsible for researching complex accounting treatments and drafting CATSA specific position papers. The Senior Advisor, External Reporting performs all other duties and responsibilities related to the position as required.

What you need to succeed

To qualify for the position, you must have:

  • Graduation from a recognized university with a specialization in finance, business administration or some other specialization related to the duties of the position.
  • A Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of post-professional accounting experience.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a financial reporting environment, preparing inputs into financial statements in accordance with IFRS and ensuring completeness of required disclosures.
  • Experience supporting the development, implementation and monitoring of policies, procedures, processes relating to financial accounting.
  • Experience liaising and working with internal and/or external auditors.

Required Skill / Experience

This position is best suited to individuals with the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to engage others.
  • Ability to understand clients’ needs and liaise and negotiate effectively.
  • Ability to analyze and problem-solve; ability to propose creative solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong teamwork orientation.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to multi-task and identify priorities.

Valuable skills include:

  • Knowledge of legislation, directives, guidelines (e.g., the Financial Administration Act) and Treasury Board policies/principles relevant to Crown Corporations.
  • Knowledge of PSAS.
  • Knowledge of CATSA's mandate and priorities, as well as an awareness of relevant legislation impacting CATSA.

Specific work requirements

  • Ability to work overtime as required;
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Language Profile: Bilingual BBBB;
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance; and
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

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