Manager, Accounting Policy in Support Office - Ontario at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

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Revera is a leading provider of seniors’ accommodation, care and services; built on a more than 50-year history of helping seniors live life to the fullest. We reward excellence and provide exciting opportunities to contribute, grow and advance.  Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time employment, a student placement, or a volunteer position, Revera offers many rewarding opportunities. Explore what we have to offer and see how you can succeed

Reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting, the Manager of Accounting Policy is responsible for Revera’s Accounting & Reporting policies, procedures and training framework. As part of these responsibilities, the Accounting Policy Manager will ensure Revera is International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) compliant by interpreting and overseeing the application of new IFRS standards, maintain documentation of policies and internal controls over financial reporting, as well as manage the annual audit process by acting as the primary liaison between Revera and external auditors. Finally, the Manager of Accounting Policy will assist with complex accounting transactions, impairment and valuation testing as well as the quarterly fair value reporting.   

Key Outcomes:

  • Successful management and completion of the annual audits;
  • Timely and accurate completion of quarterly fair value reporting;
  • Implementation of any new and revised IFRS standards with thorough analysis of implications to Revera reporting;
  • Provide IFRS guidance to reporting teams for complex accounting transactions and ensure proper presentation in the financial statements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To document policies and procedures that govern the Accounting & Reporting processes;
  • To provide technical accounting consultation services to assist with policy and IFRS interpretation;
  • To prepare the quarterly and annual Fair Value Balance Sheet;
  • To manage the annual audit process with external auditors and internal Revera teams to ensure timely and efficient completion of all the audits;
  • Ensure compliance of Revera financial statements with IFRS standards by interpreting new and revised IFRS pronouncements;
  • To create and implement a policy and procedure framework to include:
    • Accounting policies and procedures
    • Process governance
    • Training to promote awareness and understanding
    • Monitoring to verify policy compliance
  • To ensure comprehension and understanding of policies and procedures within the organization (training for policies and procedures);
  • To identify policies, procedures and training needs through liaison with relevant Revera teams;
  • To uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct;
  • To complete all other tasks as assigned.

Required Education, Credentials and Experience:

  • CPA, CA designation and public accounting experience required;
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS with experience in analyzing and implementing new and revised standards;
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and ASPE an asset;
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting and related processes, experience developing policies & procedures preferred;
  • 5 + years of relevant working experience;
  • Experience with transaction accounting (acquisitions, divestitures) preferable;
  • Experience with accounting and/or enterprise reporting systems;
  • Strong written, oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Team player with the flexibility to support a variety of projects and manage deadlines;
  • People and performance management experience;
  • Strong problem solving skills with a proactive attitude and approach to meeting business needs.

Revera Core Competencies:

  • Accountability:  Takes ownership and holds self and others accountable to deliver high quality, timely and cost effective results.
  • Business Acumen:  Understands financial and operational aspects and implications that are essential to achieve superior business results.
  • Coaching & Developing Talent:  Building capability of self, individuals and teams by engaging in feedback, coaching, learning and development. Building capability of self, individuals and teams by engaging in feedback, coaching, learning and development.
  • Customer Focus:  Keeping the customer in mind to deliver the highest possible quality of care, service and choices.
  • Execution Excellence:  Optimizes available resources and pursues implementation to consistently achieve exceptional outcomes.
  • Innovative Thinking:  Identifies, develops and implements new and innovative solutions to enhance opportunity, efficiency and quality.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration:  Inspires and fosters a team environment and works collaboratively to achieve business goals and objectives.

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Revera is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request.  Please Note: If you are a current employee of Revera and have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, please apply to this job via the Workday application.