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Requisition ID: 7110

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The Manager, Accounting Policies & Procedures (APP) is responsible for researching and developing accounting policies and procedures, as directed by the Director or Vice-President, for a broad range of specialized accounting issues under IFRS. The Manager must analyze accounting issues and provide advice and counsel relating to structured transactions. The Manager must analyze accounting issues and provide advice and counsel relating to various transactions.


Develop and coordinate the implementation of accounting policies on a broad range of specialized accounting issues. Guide the analysis and assessment of the impact of proposed changes to IFRS, as well as changes in legislation and regulations affecting financial reporting (e.g. OSFI, OSC etc.), for the incumbents assigned areas of accounting policy coverage. This necessitates an up-to-date in-depth knowledge of current and proposed accounting standards and reporting requirements, and the ability to assess the impact on the Bank's operations.

Plan and manage the development of accounting policies for specialized transactions. This requires a consultative process with input from various departments in order to properly identify issues, research possible alternatives under IFRS and, after considering priorities and implications, make recommendations.

Respond to accounting changes proposed by IASB and Regulators (OSC, SEC and OSFI). These responses must represent and promote the Bank's interests and may involve working with industry committees.

Maintaining and updating the accounting monograph and implementation guideline on a timely basis including training of users and implications of the new guideline.

Design and implement the necessary financial statement and MD&A disclosure requirements for specific topic areas. This often involves taking a broad disclosure requirement and shaping it to meet the evolving needs of users of the financial statements. Disclosure requirements must consider applicable accounting and regulatory standards for both quarterly and year-end financial statements.

Prepare presentations on accounting topics to all Finance shareholders as well as other training material.


The incumbent must possess a solid financial acumen and strong analytical and problem solving skills.

The work often involves co-coordinating resources across various areas of the Bank in order to get the pertinent information to provide the proper accounting recommendations within tight time frames.

The incumbent must be able to search and understand a vast body of complex material in an efficient and productive manner to produce accurate results and present alternatives.

Superior communication skills, both orally and in written memos and other forms of communication are required.

The incumbent must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach in dealing with issues and implementation of IFRS, taking into account alternative treatments, different viewpoints and practical aspects of implementation.

The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships across the Bank.


A Canadian CPA,CA designation.

Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Toronto

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