Job details Consolidation Analyst

Posting Period

From August 24, 2021
to September 30, 2021

Country or region

Canada

Location

Montréal, Québec

Business Unit

Corporate Group

Department

Accounting / Finance

Entry date

To be determined

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

CPA designation

Work schedule

Monday - Friday, 35 hours (plus extra during peak periods)

Salary

Based on experience

Benefits

Competitive social benefits

Consolidation Analyst

Main Functions

Position Within the Financial Reporting team of the Lallemand Group

The Financial Reporting team of Lallemand reports to and works closely with the CFO and Global Controller, as well as the various business unit controllers, to produce timely, accurate and useful financial information.  This includes a monthly consolidation of the P&L, Balance sheet and statement of Cash Flows and other ad hoc analysis/reporting as required. The team participates in the quarterly reporting to the board of directors and is the key contact for the annual external audit of the consolidated results.

Reporting to Director of Financial Reporting, the consolidation analyst will be working in a small team on the monthly consolidation and management reporting. 

The consolidation analyst is responsible for:

  • Analyzing and preparing monthly consolidation journal entries
  • Performing Intercompany reconciliations
  • Participating in monthly and quarterly analysis.
  • Monthly internal publication of consolidated results
  • Participating in and preparing for the annual audit of the consolidated group
  • Maintaining and on-going optimization of consolidation software: The consolidation analyst will be relied upon to leverage the existing consolidation tool (IBM’s Cognos Controller) to facilitate data compilation, reconciliation and extraction for all users. Full training and support will be provided to the analyst to become the key contact regarding Cognos Controller.
  • Special projects, as needed

Technical skills

Required

  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Bilingual (English, French)
  • CPA designation

An asset

  • General interest in I.T systems and data flow

Personal abilities

Required

  • Great attention to detail with organization and analytical skills that enable him/her to work efficiently within tight deadlines
  • able to work with a certain degree of autonomy within a team concept
  • excellent communication skills enabling him or her to clearly explain his or her findings

An asset

  • Embraces challenges and responsibliities

Organization

Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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