Coquitlam, BC

Specialist, Financial Reporting

About Oppy

Grow Our Tomorrow. Oppy is a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce and part of the world’s largest fresh produce companies, Dole plc. Delivering on over one billion in sales annually, Oppy brings over 100 varieties of produce from 27 countries to 1,300+ retailers in North America and throughout the world. As much as agriculture has shaped the past for humankind, Oppy’s efforts shape its future by sustainably providing families with healthy, safe and fresh produce to create a better quality of life for all. Our progressive team is called to a higher purpose that raises the economic wellbeing of families and communities who work the land.

Recognized as one Canada’s Best Managed Companies (for the last 20 years!) and a Top 100 Employer, our diverse team of dedicated professionals collaborate and make connections across our locations throughout North and South America. We owe our success to our adaptability, innovative and entrepreneurial approach, our commitment to our people, and the incredible relationships we build. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you can grow your skills and career in a sector with abundant opportunity. Grow your tomorrow with us, today.

The Oppy-tunity

Are you a responsible and organized team player who is knowledgeable and adept in various reporting formats, excels in project management, and has incredible organizational skills? Do you have proven track record of effective collaboration and a passion for continuous improvement? If so, The Oppenheimer Group (Oppy to our friends), has an exciting opportunity for a Specialist, Financial Reporting. If you are accomplished at managing multiple deadlines and projects concurrently and are a service-oriented, team player then come join a dedicated team of professionals with a role that offers a variety of reporting accountabilities and project work.

What You Will Be Doing

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Reporting, the role is primarily responsible for the preparation of a broad range of financial reports all in accordance with Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) and US GAAP. Partnering with the rest of the Financial Reporting team, the Specialist, Financial Reporting, will provide information and reports used to drive business decisions, determine priorities and support the executive leadership team in achieving the company’s strategic goals.

You Will:

  • Be responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of ASPE, IFRS and US GAAP compliant consolidated financial information as required by the company and one of its significant shareholders Dole PLC, a US public company.
  • Work with the accounting and finance team to establish and maintain consolidation tools, accounting systems, processes, policies, procedures and related internal controls, in compliance with SOX.
  • As requested, prepare ASPE, IFRS and US GAAP compliant accounting analysis memos for topics including business acquisition accounting in accordance with ASPE, IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Review financial operating results, creating presentations and board reports that articulate key trends, drivers and variances; measuring financial results against budget, forecast and prior years.
  • Provide support to external and internal auditors.
  • Prepare consolidated quarterly forecasts and annual business plan financial statements in accordance with ASPE, IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Assist in reconciling consolidated financial results to those presented to the Executive team based on management accounting.
  • Prepare management reports and analysis based on company’s quarterly forecasts and budgets.
  • Assist with the implementation of a consolidation tool.

Who You are

  • You possess a strong financial background with knowledge and experience in consolidated reporting to either IFRS, ASPE and/or US GAAP standards.
  • Experience in bottom line accountability combined with a good blend of overall business savvy; able to effectively communicate recommendations and decisions to management.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, handling multiple tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply intellectual rigor and critical thinking to technical financial reporting issues, to consider and document different financial reporting alternatives, to challenge different positions constructively and make well-supported recommendations.
  • Confidence and ability to work effectively with management and interact professionally with colleagues.
  • Detail oriented and organized with the ability to effectively function under time pressures.
  • Ability to work independently, make appropriate decisions and effectively communicate information, both orally and written, to appropriate parties.
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with at least 3 years of relevant work experience obtained in a corporate environment.
  • Consolidated financial reporting and management reporting experience an asset.
  • Experience with Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises and ideally with International Financial Reporting Standards and US GAAP.

Why Work for Oppy?

  • We are an established leader in the fresh produce industry, continuously working to improve, innovate and disrupt the norm. Oppy is a place where you are encouraged to contribute and can have a meaningful impact.
  • We have a strong culture with terrific people that care about the business and each other. We want our people to grow and succeed.
  • We offer a hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and at-home work arrangements.
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes a full benefits package, lifestyle spending account, and company contributions to pension plan.

We extend our sincere appreciation for your interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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