Coquitlam, BC

Jr. Financial Reporting Specialist (12-Month Contract)

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.


Contract Term: 12-Months

Reporting to the Supervisor, Financial Reporting, the Financial Reporting Specialist performs a broad range of financial analysis, including the preparation of financial reports in accordance with Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Partnering with key business stakeholders, the position 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.


  • Collaborate with team members to prepare timely and accurate monthly reporting packages and other information as required by one of the company’s significant shareholders, a US public-company, Dole plc.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly supporting schedules for the consolidated financial statements in accordance with ASPE, US GAAP and IFRS for various financial statement areas (cash, borrowings, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and capital assets) including ensuring accurate treatment of foreign currency exchange.
  • Liaise with key contacts from Dole plc entities to reconcile and confirm group intercompany balances monthly.
  • Prepare consolidated quarterly supporting schedules that articulate financial operating results, key trends and variances (measuring financial results against budget and forecast) for the key stakeholders including the Executive team, key shareholders and the Board of Directors.
  • Assist with preparing schedules for the consolidated budget and forecasts.
  • Provide support to external and internal auditors.
  • Complete surveys as required by Statistics Canada and the US Census Bureau.
  • Work with the accounting and finance team to ensure financial statements are in compliance with established accounting practices, Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”), company policies and procedures.
  • Promotes a customer-focused, service-oriented culture in alignment with the company’s core values.
  • Performs additional ad hoc duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience in consolidated reporting and application of foreign currency exchange.
  • Detail oriented and organized with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, handling multiple tasks and projects.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • 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.
  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently, make appropriate decisions and effectively communicate information, both orally and written to appropriate parties.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication (written & verbal) and customer service skills; ability to work effectively with multiple departments and forge strong relationships within the Financial Reporting team and with all other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity, ethics, and professionalism at all times.
  • Positive and engaging attitude, with a commitment to fostering an inclusive, supportive, and fun working environment.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business or related field or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum, 1 – 2 years’ experience in a corporate accounting environment.
  • In the process of pursuing a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred.
  • Experience with Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) required; experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) considered an asset.
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) considered an asset.

Why Work With 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 more!

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

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