Manager, Complex Accounting

  • Location: Ottawa, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #4272

Job #4272 – Fantastic opportunity to join the head office of one of Ottawa’s most prominent and well-respected organizations! Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Manager, Complex Accounting is responsible for the review and analysis of complex financial transactions and accounting issues. The ideal candidate has strong technical accounting experience with the ability to analyze complex issues and provide appropriate recommendations. This is an excellent opportunity for somebody who is looking for an interactive role with the opportunity to truly impact the finance function. Main responsibilities include:

  • Manage the planning, process and the review of complex financial transactions and accounting issues
  • Proactively plan and execute the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Proactively identify accounting issues and develop/implement process improvements to streamline processes
  • Coordinate the audit with external auditors for various entities
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the business units and other peer level staff elsewhere in the organization
  • Provide change leadership and functional guidance to streamline processes for the production of reporting schedules through systems automation
  • Provide leadership and direct the team in a fast-paced work environment to deliver high-quality financial statements, financial reports and analysis

This is the perfect opportunity to join a well-established organization which will guarantee you a good work-life balance, while still offering you technical challenges to keep you interested and engaged. Do not wait – apply today!


The main qualifications for this role include:

  • Completed CPA designation is required
  • Minimum 6+ years of progressive technical accounting experience with the ability to analyze complex issues and devise appropriate recommendations
  • Previous supervisory/management experience required
  • Good understanding of IFRS and ASPE reporting requirements
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

What’s the Bottom Line:

  • $115,000 – $130,000 annual salary
  • Lucrative bonus potential!
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Competitive RRSP matching plan
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible/hybrid work environment
  • Free parking when required

Location: Ottawa (Central)

Internal Job ID#: 4272

Recruiter Name: Matt Stevenson

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