Robert Half Finance & Accounting Manager, Accounting Policy and Advisory in Toronto, Ontario

Our client, a Financial Services firm in the downtown core is seeking a Manager, Chief Accountant's Department - Accounting Policy and Advisory. The Manager, Accounting Policy and Advisory will be responsible for providing accounting advisory support for the U.S. Retail segment and assisting with other ongoing projects. Responsibilities for the Manager, Accounting Policy and Advisory will include (but not be limited to):

  • Providing timely, accurate, and value added technical accounting advisory services under IFRS to stakeholders, while considering the objectives of the business and potential IFRS/U.S. GAAP differences.

  • Researching and benchmarking new accounting and reporting disclosure requirements from accounting standard setting authorities and regulators (e.g., OSC, OSFI, SEC, etc.).

  • Translating and communicating complex accounting topics to stakeholders, recognizing and anticipating potential opportunities, and recommending changes as the business or regulatory environment changes.

  • Assisting in the preparation of the external consolidated shareholder reports (Management's Discussion and Analysis [MD&A;], Financial Statements and Notes, and Supplemental Financial Information Package).

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Req ID: 05090-0008869301

Functional Role: Accounting Supervisor/Mgr/Dir

Country: Canada

State: ON

City: Toronto

Postal Code: M5J 2T3

Compensation: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00 per year

Requirements: In order for you to be considered for the Manager, Accounting Policy and Advisory role, you:

  • Must possess a CPA,CA designation, coupled with a minimum 5 years of relevant financial accounting experience.

  • Must have strong IFRS technical accounting background with a focus on financial instruments and accounting issues relating to depository institutions. U.S. GAAP experience in the same area is an asset.

  • Must have a high level of understanding of accounting policy and Financial Instruments Accounting/Hedge Accounting

  • Must be detailed oriented, deadline driven and organized.

  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. If you are someone who excels in an Accounting Policy & Advisory role and has a strong IFRS technical accounting background, then email your resume to, referencing file # 05090-0008869301 Manager, Accounting Policy and Advisory. If you are already registered with Robert Half, please contact your assigned Recruiting Manager. We thank all applicants in advance, however only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.