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Senior Accountant, Finance

  • Job
    Mid-level (3-4 years) - Senior (5-8 years)
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Toronto
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  • You must have 3-5 years of accounting experience, a CPA designation, strong Excel skills, leadership abilities, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, with excellent communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of Dynamics and IFRS is a plus.
  • You will lead financial close processes, prepare complex accounting transactions, consolidate financial results, reconcile intercompany balances, collaborate with various teams, provide training, assist with audits, and drive process improvements.


  • Three to five (3-5) years of progressive work experience in a corporate accounting and finance function
  • A recognized professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Strong financial systems experience, including advanced Excel skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills, and the willingness to always support the team
  • Highly organized and able to work in a dynamic, complex and fast-paced environment, as well as adapt quickly to manage changing priorities and competing deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as posses a high level of attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and pro-active, with respect to both managing workload and timelines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics would be an asset
  • Experience with accounting and reporting under an IFRS framework


  • Take the lead on executing the monthly and quarterly financial close process for a number of complex subsidiaries and legal entities and identify opportunities to implement practical changes to drive improvements and efficiencies, including;
  • Preparing and executing on complex accounting steps and transactions
  • Preparing the consolidation and summarized financial results for various groups of companies on a quarterly and annual basis for internal management reporting and regulatory requirement
  • Leading the process of recording routine and non-routine journal entries;
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations including analysis of intercompany balances;
  • Leading quarterly intercompany billings;
  • Compile working papers for internal/external audit requests;
  • Prepare various quarter-end and year-end accruals and entries;
  • Prepare various analyses for internal management reporting and regulatory requirements
  • Collaborate regularly with operating business groups and various Brookfield departments
  • Provide training and guidance to co-op students and new hires;
  • Assist with process documentation and continuously look for improvements to our processes, tools and reports and make suggestions to implement these into our deliverables
  • Participate in ad-hoc analyses and special projects as assigned.


What is the main focus of the Senior Accountant, Finance role at BAM?

The main focus of the Senior Accountant, Finance role at BAM is to actively participate in the financial accounting, analysis, and reporting of BAM’s corporate operations, as well as work with internal stakeholders and teams to identify and implement key improvement opportunities.

Who does the Senior Accountant, Finance report to at BAM?

The Senior Accountant, Finance reports into the Manager, Finance at BAM's head office in Downtown Toronto.

What skills and qualifications are required for the Senior Accountant, Finance role at BAM?

The Senior Accountant, Finance role at BAM requires a solid foundation in financial accounting, analysis, and reporting, as well as strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. A CPA designation and previous experience in a similar role are also preferred.

What kind of career growth opportunities are available for the Senior Accountant, Finance at BAM?

The Senior Accountant, Finance role at BAM provides exposure to a progressive and dynamic career with a leading global asset management firm. There are opportunities for advancement within the finance team and potential for growth into more senior roles in the future.


Mission & Purpose

Brookfield is invested in long-life, high-quality assets and businesses around the world that form the backbone of the global economy. With over $925 billion in assets under management, and over 100 years’ experience as an owner and operator, we put our own capital to work in virtually every transaction, aligning interests with our partners and investors, and bringing the strengths of our operational expertise, global reach and large-scale capital to bear in everything we do. To learn more about our global businesses spanning renewable power and transition, infrastructure, real estate, private equity and credit, please visit www.brookfield.com. Phishing and Fraudulent Websites Warning Please be aware of the misuse of the Brookfield name and brand by individuals and groups fraudulently publishing fake websites and engaging in “phishing” scams that seek personal or confidential information from potential job candidates. This includes the posting of fake Brookfield job offers on LinkedIn and other career sites. You can find more details on what to look out for and how to report potentially fraudulent activity at https://www.brookfield.com/web-fraud-and-phishing-warning.