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Compliance Coordinator, Financial Reporting
Business Line Global
ID # 14584
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

 


 

 

MONTREAL

WSP is currently seeking an Compliance Coordinator, Financial Reporting to join our head office team. Reporting to the Director, Financial Reporting, you will be responsible to assist in the coordination and performance of internal control testing (52-109), as well as to provide analytical support for the quarterly and annual financial statements of WSP and its subsidiaries. In a decentralized global structure, the incumbent must demonstrate agility by adapting to different regional realities and the organizational rapid growth. This is a highly visible and critical role that provides excellent career advancement opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the coordination of the process of testing internal controls (52-109) across regions around the world. Support the collection of testing results and communications to the audit committee. Perform certain testing of internal controls;
  • Support documentation and alignment of internal controls across regions and newly acquired businesses. Drive continuous improvement in processes. Advise and follow-up on control deficiency remediation plans;
  • Prepare quarterly and annual analytics to support the information presented in the consolidated financial statements and MD&A. Collaborate and actively participate in the quarterly review processes and ensure diligent response to requests from external auditors;
  • Assist in the review of press releases, investor presentations, communications from the President and Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer to shareholders, analysts and the Board of Directors, the Annual Information Form, the Annual Report and other financial documents intended to the public;
  • Collaborate with members of finance teams around the world;
  • Assist in purchase price allocation processes in collaboration with external analysts and evaluators. Assist in the production of ad hoc reports in response to requests from senior management.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University Education in Accounting (CPA designation or in process to obtain)
  • 4-6 years of experience, including 2-3 years of experience in internal or external audit
  • Strong understanding of internal control framework. Knowledge of IFRS.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and French, business acumen and ability to interact at all levels
  • Results-oriented, teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills, and timeliness
  • Ability to work in an environment with multiple priorities and tight deadlines
  • Excellent ability to work in a team, strong sense of organization
  • Sense of initiative and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours to collaborate with professional teams in different time zones periodically

 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.

 

Montréal, QC

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