Associate Director, Accounting Operations

From CivicInfo BC - August 23, 2017

Associate Director, Accounting Operations

Requisition ID:5241

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Main Purpose and Function
The Associate Director, Accounting Operations is responsible for developing, implementing and improving policies, standards and business processes and systems to enable the Citys business units to effectively manage their financial and business functions. The incumbent manages approximatly 35 staff in Accounts Payable Shared Services Centre, Corporate payroll department and Central Account Receivable unit and is responsible for the development and maintenance of processes and systems to support external and internal management reporting.The incumbents duties include developing financial and accounting policies, business processes within the shared services centres, as well as interfacing processes in the business units; and ensuring the compliance with payroll and tax legislation.

Key Contacts and Reporting Relationships
Reporting to the Director of Financial Services, the Associate Director, Accounting Services is a key member of the Financial Services Management Team. The Associate Director, Accounting Operations works closely with the Associate Director, Financial Reporting to ensure timely and accurate transaction processing to support periodic financial reporting; senior management in Supply Chain to ensure effective and efficient procure to pay processes; senior Corporate Human Resource management to ensure alignment between HR and payroll. The incumbent also works closely with the Business Units Accounting units and senior managers in all business units and provides advice and assistance to ensure consistent application of policies, procedures and internal controls. The incumbent works closely with SAP Business Support Team to ensure SAP systems and processes are developed and maintained to meet processing and financial information requirements. The incumbent maintains contact with regulatory bodies for reporting requirements and tax compliance, provincial and federal ministries and agencies and auditors. The incumbent has 2-3 direct reports

Specific Duties/Responsibilities

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