Senior Financial Analyst,Internal Controls in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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Senior Financial Analyst, Internal Controls -- Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

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. 

What we can expect from you:

  • Assisting the Senior Manager with annual Internal Control Program planning efforts.
  • Understanding and documenting significant processes at various business units.
  • Identifing the risks to the integrity of the Company’s financial statements within each process and controls that are in place to mitigate those risks.
  • Identifing, document, and communicate to respective process owners the areas of process improvements.
  • Effectively designing and performing walkthroughs and tests of key controls.
  • Evaluating the completeness and accuracy of financial information that supports the controls.
  • Documenting and discussing 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.
  • To be in charge of one of the Internal Control Programs.
  • Assisting the Senior Manager with any ad hoc projects or management requests.


Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • An organized individual who lives for the deadlines and has strong attention to detail! 
  • An analytical thinker who loves numbers and digging deep
  • A project manager who knows how to prioritize and work across multiple teams

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 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.

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.