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Senior Audit and Finance Officer

HR Project Partners Inc.  Logo

73410 - 79961 ANNUAL

HR Project Partners Inc.

Published 2024-05-29

SENIOR AUDIT AND FINANCE OFFICER ST. JOHN’S, NL JOB DESCRIPTION: HR Project Partners is currently accepting resumes for a Senior Audit and Finance Officer on behalf of one of our Client, MMSB (Multi-Materials Stewardship Board). This position reports directly to the Director of Corporate Services and is accountable for overseeing the daily operation of the accounting function, maintaining the integrity of the financial reporting system, and providing guidance and leadership for the finance team and the Compliance Audit function. This is a full-time position, located in St. John’s, NL. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Finance and Accounting * Manages external and internal audit programs for the organization, under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services. * Develops an annual plan to ensure the efficient preparation and completion of the audited financial statements. * Reviews monthly and year-end financial statements and working papers. * Prepares annual organization budget and supporting notes for presentation to the Board of Directors, for review of the Director of Corporate Services. * Maintains annual budget and supports organizational budget monitoring. * Provides technical accounting advice and on-going coaching to Accounting and Administrative Staff. * Manages the operation of the General Ledger, including the Chart of Accounts. * Develops working papers, financial statement templates and other financial reporting requirements. * Reviews Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) pronouncements and, under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services, implements changes to working paper and financial statement templates. * Assess the impact of program initiatives on the financial statements. * Provides financial analysis and recommendations. * Reviews organization’s accounting system needs and provides support and recommendations to the Director of Corporate Services in maintaining/implementing modifications and changes. * Reviews and approves petty cash vouchers, invoices, payments, and journal entries. * Reviews internal controls, business processes, and financial reporting processes and provides recommendations for improvements. * Works with IT staff and service providers to continuously improve accounting systems. Ensures internal controls, business processes, and system integration with accounting systems are tested and sufficient. Compliance Auditing * Identifies and implements methods of completing audits that maximize resources and expand the reach of the Compliance Audit function. * Reviews and approves the annual audit plan for the Used Tire and Used Beverage Container Recycling Programs, under the supervision of the Director of Corporate Services. * Reviews and approves Compliance Audit Working Paper files. * Develops and implements audit approach, tools and techniques for comprehensive audits using best practices, under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services. * Develops and determines scope of desk audit program. * Develops and maintains Compliance Audit policies and procedures manual, under the direction of the Director of Corporate Services. * Performs compliance audits in relation to the Used Tire and Used Beverage Recycling Programs. * Reviews audit findings to enhance program compliance. * Synthesizes past audit data and interprets program policy and legislation and applies them to existing conditions to adequately assess compliance. * Preparation and presentation of detailed audit findings in compliance . * Responds to internal and external inquiries related to both the Used Tire and Used Beverage Container Recycling Programs. * Responds to business of the Compliance Auditor during any absence or vacation periods. Supervisory * Provides lead direction, technical advice, and guidance to the Compliance Auditor by assigning and reviewing work, and ensuring work is accurate and completed on a timely basis. * Provides direction, technical/professional advice, and guidance to the accounting team. General * Performs other related duties as required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: * Completion of Professional Accounting Designation. * Minimum of 3 years of previous or related experience in a financial reporting role. * In depth knowledge of several technologies, including specialized internal accounting systems, in order to execute audit testing (AS400, Simply, Quick-books, SAP or others), along with Microsoft Office 365, Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Teams, Excel, One Note. * Forecasting, extrapolation, and percentage calculations are common tasks in this role. Manipulating past data is also essential to the planning phase of the organizations’ compliance audit program. Experience with forecasting and extrapolating data to calculate and analyze financial audit results. * Experience preparing and reviewing working papers, internal financial reports, and external financial statements. * Demonstrated knowledge of internal controls and experience reviewing and assessing internal controls. * Demonstrated knowledge and application of Public Sector Accounting Standards (specialty). * Demonstrated knowledge and application of the Generally Accepted Auditing Standards is essential. * Knowledge of current Accounting Standards. COMPETENCIES: * Strong leadership and mentoring skills. * Strong technical accounting and auditing skills. * Strong research and analytical skills. * Excellent forecasting and budgeting skills. * Excellent computer and keyboarding literacy. * Excellent knowledge and proficiency in a business or operational discipline. * Strong ability to work under pressure and adapt to a fast-paced environment. * Superior organizational, technical, and time management skills. * Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. * Exceptional ability to act autonomously and operate with a great deal of independence and deal with a variety of stakeholder requests and issues. HOW TO APPLY: When submitting your application to HR Project Partners for this opportunity, please submit a PDF version and clearly state the job title for which you are applying. ABOUT US: HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis. HR Project Partners is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply directly to this job posting. For questions regarding the position, please feel free to email resume@hrproject.ca. While HR Project Partners appreciates all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $73,410.00-$86,512.00 per year Work Location: In person


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