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Associate Director Finance and Accounting

Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a self-driven and professional Accounting Specialist; someone who will be laser focused on enabling the successful and profitable growth of the business; a high performance, driven and dynamic professional who:

  • Will view business as their own, creating and pursuing initiatives to drive success.
  • Loves data, systems, analysis and the process of distilling the data into actionable and insightful information. A critical success factor will be to become “a guru” in the use of insurance systems, particularly SIG and COM, elements of our broker management system developed by Keal technology.
  • Is unquestionably a great listener, strategic thinker, and possesses a consultative orientation
  • Enjoys developing trusted relationships with bankers, external accountants, lawyers, auditors and CRA
  • Has experience acquiring and onboarding minor enhancements to the business ranging from a producer and a book of business to small brokerages and businesses complimentary to our own client and sectoral focus
  • Is obsessed by accuracy and attention to detail
  • Has an unwavering moral compass, always does the right thing in a reliable way, and treats all fairly and respectfully

Responsibilities

  • Learning all the roles within the accounting department and recommending opportunities for improvement via procedures, documentation and automation
  • Participating on project teams to facilitate business case development
  • Understand the internal customer in order to recommend and implement new management financial tools and reports
  • Assist with the development of financial planning, modelling and forecasting
  • Preparing for and participating in annual financial statement preparation as well as any government or client audits
  • Assisting with clean up from a previous system migration

Education & Experience

To be seriously considered for this role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Education:  Accounting Designation (CPA required)
  • Experience:
    • Experience in insurance or insurance brokerage is strongly preferred.
    • Minimum 5+ of Accounting experience in a senior accounting/financial management role.
    • Experience preparing Financial Statement Consolidation and year-end reporting.
    • Knowledge of GAAP.
    • Knowledge of automated/manual and financial accounting, reporting and control systems.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline.
    • Ability to work with the highest level of diplomacy and confidentiality.

Other Information

  • Book that massage, since your excellent medical and dental benefits will come in force on your first day as an employee.
  • Pack your bags for three weeks’ vacation throughout your year.
  • Experience the heart of Toronto’s financial district—PROLINK is steps away from Union Station and connected to the St. Andrew subway station.
  • Work for a company that has the best of both worlds: the professionalism and success of a corporate environment, with the family-oriented and collaborative feel of a small business.
  • Grow your career in an organization that loves to recognize and reward its top talent.
  • Get to know your colleagues through one of our many social events.
  • Have the opportunity to work from home until further advised by PROLINK.

Summary

Published on: March 17, 2021

Vacancy: 1

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: 5+ years

Job Location: Toronto

Application Deadline: April 9, 2021


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