Senior Associate, Corporate Finance - 22 month contract

  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Toronto, Canada
  • May 10, 2024
Full time Finance Insurance

Job Description

Senior Associate, Corporate Finance - 22 month contract

The opportunity

The Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance will serve a critical role in supporting the Corporate Finance function across our global offices. Join our collaborative team and gain exposure to working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will gain hands-on experience in process optimization and financial management within a highly dynamic and global environment, actively contributing to various projects.

As a key contributor to OTPP’s global financial operations, you will play a critical role in modernizing and streamlining our corporate accounting and financial processes. You will manage large and diverse upstream financial data submissions and understand their accounting treatment, ensure the timely execution of critical payments, act as an advisor to the business, and contribute to developing our knowledge centre of excellence.

Who you'll work with

You will work closely with senior business leaders, various finance teams, and internal and external stakeholders. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with internal and external auditors serving as a key member in support of the company’s head office and international office operations.

What you'll do

  • Prepare month-end reporting and support semi-annual financial statement notes reporting, monthly bank and other account reconciliations, period-end accruals, and identify opportunities to implement efficiencies between our working papers and the Infor FSM accounting system.

  • Serve as a steward over the integrity and internal controls of our books and records in our accounting system, including the structure of our business unit cost centres and corporate legal entities.

  • Become an expert of our accounting system and contribute to the development and improvement of how we use the system, driving ongoing efficiency initiatives concurrently through our operations.

  • Prepare annual financial statements (including note disclosures), regulatory filings, and sales tax filings for all international offices, while supporting external and internal audits and ensuring requests are delivered in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate with our internal tax team to streamline payment processes and prepare tax payments, such as non-resident tax, Quebec tax, resident tax and withholding tax.

  • Perform all Pension payroll related functions, including monthly pension payroll disbursements, preparing OTPP’s annual schedule of matching contributions receivable from the Province of Ontario, and coordinating with Member Services to ensure pension payroll activities are appropriately reflected in our accounting system and any ad-hoc disbursements required to pension members are completed in a timely manner.

  • Support the gathering of operational data to assist in the reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), enabling insightful analysis aimed at reducing error rates and identifying areas of opportunity for further enhancements.

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects, as required.

What you'll need

  • 3-4 years of experience in a similar accounting/finance-related role (asset manager is a plus).

  • CPA designation is required.

  • A developed understanding of accounting principles and international treasury functions.

  • Advanced data analysis skills, cross-functional collaboration, and a process improvement mindset.

  • Commitment to learning and growth and curiosity in challenging the status quo.

  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel is required (pivot tables, IF/XLOOKUP formulas, managing large datasets, etc.), and working knowledge of PowerBI is an asset.

  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.

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What we’re offering

  • Competitive compensation

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working

  • Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year

  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring.  We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves.  To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today! You may be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application.

Accommodations are available upon request ( for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

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