Senior Advisor - Accounting Standards

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Senior Advisor - Accounting StandardsPermanent positionAre you ready to take the plunge?The Cirque du Soleil Group has experienced a whole series of acrobatics and contortions in recent months. But we are ambitious and passionate about our work, and we always know how to get back on our feet, even after perilous somersaults.So our hearts beat very hard at the idea of ​​rebuilding our business and dreaming about its grandiose future. Do you have the daring we need to rise to the challenge? By joining us, you will be working in unknown territory, but where you can make a real difference.As an ambassador of financial information, you will work in concert with the other departments of the Finance department. In a dynamic environment that requires a lot of autonomy, you will support your coworkers, mainly the Manager - Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting.You will be recognized for:- Participate in the analysis of contracts, the drafting of related accounting positions and coordination with financial information and operating accounting of the accounting implications of these transactions and the procedures required to meet the financial information needs related to contractual agreements of the Circus;- Participate in the establishment of a structured internal accounting framework meeting the needs of Cirque, keep it up to date and ensure that it is available and communicated adequately to the people concerned at Cirque;- Participate in the analysis and documentation of impairment tests on long-term assets of the group;- Participate in the analysis of changes to accounting standards and the impact on financial statements, disclosure and the accounting process;- Provide technical support to the various finance teams and business units for questions of accounting standards and financial accounting;- Participate in the implementation of models to support analyzes on new accounting standards and new contracts;- Prepare pro forma and documentation for complex and / or unusual transactions (acquisitions, internal reorganizations, etc.) and coordinate the accounting of these transactions with the various teams involved;- Monitor the continuous evolution of accounting standards applicable to the company and keep its technical knowledge up to date in order to act as an advisor on the level of US GAAP accounting standards and other standards that may have an effect on financial reporting Cirque and its subsidiaries;- Participate in the drafting / revision of notes to the financial statements and the outline of the audited financial statements in accordance with accounting standards. Review the financial statements of the companies that are part of the Cirque du Soleil Group to ensure their compliance with accounting standards;- Prepare and provide internal training on new developments in accounting standards and on various accounting topics.We want to meet you if you have:- A recognized accounting designation (CPA, CA);- More than 5 years of relevant professional experience in a similar position or in financial information;- A good knowledge of accounting theory, consolidation and application of accounting principles;- Knowledge of American “US GAAP” accounting standards, an asset;- Skills in the interpretation of accounting standards and their practical application in transactions and business situations;- Rigor, an analytical mind, good professional judgment and an ability to manage several files at the same time;- Ease of working in a dynamic and stimulating environment with tight deadlines and changing priorities;- Excellent knowledge of Excel; knowledge of SAP and Longview an asset;- Great fluency in French and English, both oral and written.The Cirque du Soleil Group is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible and inclusive work environment. Proud ambassador of equality in employment, Cirque du Soleil Group is committed to eliminate discrimination based on age, skin color, origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation and any other characteristic. Neutral and inclusive writing is now preferred for all new job postings. Do not hesitate to send us your questions on this subject to: recruitment@cirquedusoleil.com
 
 
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