Senior Financial Analyst

Greater Toronto Area
Corporate – Finance /
Full-Time /
Hybrid
TRADER Corporation is a trusted Canadian leader in online media, dealer and lender services. The company is comprised of AutoTrader.ca, AutoSync and Dealertrack Canada. AutoTrader.ca (AutoHebdo.net in Quebec) offers the largest inventory of new cars and used cars in Canada, receiving over 25 million monthly visits to its marketplace. With over 3,500 subscribers and counting, AutoSync is the largest and fastest growing dealer and OEM software provider in Canada. The platform's suite of connected automotive software solutions brings advertising, conversion and operational support together, synchronizing the entire retail process. AutoSync's diverse range of offerings includes: vAuto, EasyDeal, xtime, Motoinsight, Activix, TAdvantage and TRFFK. Dealertrack is Canada’s largest automotive financing portal, enhancing efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle and powersport retail industries. Over 6.5 million credit applications are submitted via the Dealertrack Canada portal each year. Visit tradercorporation.com to learn more..

Summary of Job 
This is a senior financial analyst position responsible for monthly, quarterly and yearly close activities, including journal entries, reconciliations, analysis, financial statement notes and audit/ tax schedules.

Key Areas of Responsibility
Month End Close
Prepare month end journal entries, accruals, and reconciliations (focus on higher risk areas).  Provide month end analysis, such as budget to actuals, month over month, and other analysis as required.

Tax & Audit
Coordinating the quarterly and year end close process with the external auditors and tax accountants. Preparing supporting schedules and working papers to meet audit requirements.  Consult and liaise with other departments and team members on tax and audit requests. Responsible for coordinating and compiling necessary information for the annual corporate tax return.   

Financial Statements and Reports
Assistance with quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and note disclosures in compliance with US GAAP.  Prepare financial metrics and other information for reporting to Board/Investors/Lenders.  Drives enhancements in financial reporting and analysis as well as system requirements.
 
 
Job Requirements 
Education, Experience and Technical skill
·     Minimum 5 years of experience in Finance & Accounting
·     Experience with ERP systems (R), Great Plains (A)
·     Strong proficiency in Excel (R)
·     Accounting designation or near completion (CPA) (R)
·     Post-secondary education; university degree or college diploma in accounting (R) 
 
Required Soft Skills and Competencies
·     Deadline and timeline driven
·     Excellent verbal & written communication skills
·     Ability to manage information with a high level of detail and accuracy
·     Quick learner and ability to take ownership of key tasks
·     Ability to be a strong internal business partner with a collaborative business focus
 
 
What’s in it for you…
-We understand that there is life at work and life outside of work. Here are a few benefits we all benefit from that support us to be our creative best.
 
Fitness and wellness
-We provide discounts to nation-wide gyms, onsite gyms (when we’re in the office), an Employee and Family Assistance Program, as well as a virtual wellness program.
 
Benefits from Day 1
-Gym discounts
-Local in-office free gyms
-Employee and Family Assistance program
-Weekly virtual wellness events
-Conferences & training budget
-Regular internal training programs
 
Financial planning
-Let us help you invest in your future with 3% matching towards your pension and multiple forms of income protection.
 
Competitive salary
-Annual bonus structure
-3% CPP matching