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Analyst, SOX Compliance

Montreal, QC, CA
Job#: JO-2157-ENG
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Job Status: Permanent

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The Opportunity

As part of the SOX and Compliance team, this is an analyst position in the Corporate accounting group located in Montreal, Canada with a significant role in ensuring that financial processes and controls are in place to support SOX certification, and in the annual and quarter-end closing and reporting process.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Maintain process and controls documentation for key transaction cycles and accounting processes at head office and assist with the co-ordination these effort at operating hubs
  • Participate in overall scoping & risk assessment process and assess impact of developments in the business on transaction processing and financial reporting risks
  • Identify control design and performance issues, and support process owners with design and implementation of new controls
  • Plan and perform testing of control design & effectiveness, document conclusions and remediation plans
  • Involves co-ordination with financial controllers in various operating hubs
  • Preparation of various financial analyses supporting the quarterly & year-end closing process, including certain financial statement notes
  • Support external audit process
  • Participate in special projects (including access reviews and financial reporting)

Profile & Core Competencies

  • CPA, CA designation with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-4 years of recent experience in a public accounting firm or public company, demonstrating work experience with business process analysis and internal controls, (experience with SEC registrants is considered an asset)
  • Strong financial background with the ability to analyze and synthesize information and complex issues to develop meaningful analyses to help make informed decisions
  • Experience in the consumer goods/retail sector, and manufacturing sector
  • Can perform tasks independently, yet capable to work in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic and able to work under pressure and perform under tight deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • High level of professionalism, integrity, and ethics
  • Ability to implement new processes and create efficiencies
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving and growing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to use date query and reporting tools
  • Readily voices opinions (supported by facts), escalate issues and ideas, and able to positively manage conflict.
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Visio and Power Point)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and French; working knowledge of Spanish is considered an asset
  • Experience in IT Audit is considered an asset

Additional Information

We thank you for your interest in a career at Gildan, however only those candidates retained for an interview will be contacted.