Senior Financial Analyst,Internal Controls in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:              Senior Financial Analyst, Internal Controls

Reporting to:       Senior Manager, Internal Controls

Location:              Toronto


About Spin Master 


Spin Master (TSX:TOY; is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™, Bakugan™, Meccano™, and 2017 Toys of the Year, Hatchimals™, Air Hogs™ and PAW Patrol™. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 82 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 21 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,000 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia.


Job Overview: 

The Senior Financial Analyst, Internal Controls will play a key role in implementation and execution of internal control program at Spin Master as part of NI 52-109 compliance across various business units. 


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Assist Senior Manager with annual Internal Control Program planning efforts.
  • Understand and document significant processes at various business units.
  • Identify the risks to the integrity of the Company’s financial statements within each process and controls that are in place to mitigate those risks.
  • Identify, document, and communicate to respective process owners the areas of process improvements.
  • Effectively design and perform walkthroughs and tests of key controls.
  • Evaluate the completeness and accuracy of financial information that supports the controls.
  • Document and discuss with management any exceptions identified during walkthrough or testing of controls, provide recommendations for remediating activities, and work with process owners to develop management action plans, effectively monitor the status, and test the completion by the due date.
  • Be in charge of one of the Internal Control Programs.
  • Assist Senior Manager with any ad hoc projects or management requests.


Job Requirements


  • The successful candidate must have a minimum of two years of progressive experience in compliance or audit.
  • A professional designation in the area (CPA, CA or CPA, CMA, CIA, or CISA), or pursing an audit designation is a plus.
  • A strong knowledge of internal auditing and control standards is an asset.
  • Knowledge of COSO/COBIT and risk based audit methodology.
  • Highly developed judgment and problem solving skills to analyze risk issues and assist with formulating solutions.
  • Well-developed analytical and research skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and presentation), excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously and proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment.
  • SAP Experience and knowledge of data analytics tools is an asset.
  • Knowledge of French/Spanish/Cantonese is an asset.
  • Ability to travel internationally is an asset.


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