head mis ifrs16 reporting resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
  • Seasoned financial management professional with over thirteen years of sound financial reporting, planning and analysis experience spread across various industries such as professional consultancy, manufacturing, chemical distribution, construction and financial services.
  • Accounting systems implementation of ERP, Lease Accounting software,
  • Full cycle accounting along with month-end close in extremely tight reporting deadlines as t+1 day
  • Responsible for presenting various financial analysis and recommending decisions to Senior Executive Management
  • Expert quantification skills including: budgeting, forecasting, strategic and capital expenditure planning, mergers and acquisitions, and managing accounting departments
  • Highly skilled in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Accounting Standards (IAS), International Standards on Auditing (ISA), Canadian ASPE and US GAAP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in building cross-department relationships
  • Excellent time-management skills with demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills; confidence to deal with people at all levels; excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills including strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Strong qualitative, spreadsheet quantitative financial skills and strong spreadsheet, data-management, and presentation skills
  • Proven strong financial and analytical skills, written and oral communications, presentation of data, and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as influencing skills and lateral thinking, attention to detail, ability to deliver results
  • Excellent planning, coordinating and prioritisation skills; strong initiative and proactive attitude to undertake responsibilities that add value
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills, logical reasoning, and time-management skills
  • Proven track record in efficiently working in a high-paced environment
  • Innovative in thinking about the big picture while at the same time paying attention to detail
09/2021 to Current Head MIS & IFRS16 Reporting Drug Information Association Inc | , ,
  • MIS Reporting, Rental Payments (IFRS16) & Control - Finance, Successful implementation of IFRS16 Lease Replica program
  • Successful aligning of IFRS16 Lease Module to account for lease modifications
  • Managing two units (MIS Reporting & Control and IFRS16 Rental Payments) and a team of 10 reports
  • Main responsibilities:
  • IFRS16 Management, Automation and Reporting & Rental Payments
  • Presenting forecasting and budgeting of Rent, Amortization and Interest Expenses against IFRS16 leases
  • Supervision and monitoring team to ensure monthly activities relating to IFRS16 reporting are completed on a timely basis before month-end cut off
  • Monthly reporting of IFRS16 Leases financial impact on financial statements to CFO
  • Monthly portfolio and quarterly disclosure reporting of IFRS16 Leases to CFO
  • Supervision of team to ensure rental payments to landlords against branch premises are made on a timely basis
  • Monthly and quarterly variance analysis of rent bank premises expense
  • Identifying improvements and automation to current manual processes of workbooks for calculations and reporting purposes
  • Suggesting and working with IT ERP department to build system generated reports for reporting and disclosure purposes
  • Effectively managing workload of team and ensuring tasks and projects are completed within provided timeframes
  • MIS Reporting, Control and Records Management
  • Supervision and monitoring team to ensure Controls are being implemented and adhered to
  • Suggesting improvements to current controls in expense management unit
  • Supervision of MIS reporting team for various monthly dashboards for SBP, Internal and External audit and ad-hoc reporting to CFO
  • Supervision of Unit Head Records Management to ensure archival and retrieval of records
09/2017 to 05/2020 Financial Analyst Bergankdv | , ,
  • Successful completion of the IFRS 16 Lease implementation project and identified $2.3M of favorable EBITDA impact relating to potential re-class
  • Led to winning a $1.9M business by providing quick turnaround on insurance documentation
  • Tracking and Reporting of a Site-Consolidation/Construction CAPEX project of $18M
  • Reduced insurance costs by 20% through negotiations with our insurance broker
  • Main responsibilities:
  • IFRS 16 Lease Implementation
  • Lead and drive the IFRS 16 project - Have full responsibility and accountability for the project
  • Being the point of contact for IFRS 16 between Brenntag Canada, Brenntag North America (Regional Head Office) and Brenntag Germany (Head Office) finance executives (Regional / Group CFO North America) and IFRS 16 team in Germany
  • Ensuring all relevant factors on network and sites leases affecting the IFRS 16 accounting are timely and completely captured in monthly reports
  • Managing the IFRS 16 accounting outsource provider
  • Budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis for all IFRS 16 balances
  • Sufficient and Effective Reconciliation and Reporting of all balances
  • Continuous improvement of the IFRS 16 accounting processes to improve the accounting quality, management report / reconciliation and system controls and efficiency
  • Supporting the external/internal audit to ensure compliance with all IFRS 16 reporting requirements
  • Propose accounting policy and detailed accounting procedures (including cut-over method and on-going process)
  • Perform periodic reconciliations between source systems and SAP and take action to address variances
  • Presenting the IFRS 16 Implementation business impact to the Senior Management (President, CFO, Executives)
  • Other Ad hoc reporting and requests
  • Capital Expenditure & Fixed Assets Management
  • Managing the Fixed Assets Continuity Schedule and reconciling it to SAP and MS Access
  • Issuing new CAPEX project numbers, updating the Investment Overview on a monthly basis
  • Financial Reporting & Consolidation
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements including note disclosures to the internal management and head office including intercompany reconciliations
  • Researching, writing technical papers and implementation of new accounting standards and assessing the implication on the financial statements (IFRS 16 in 2018-2019)
  • Liaise with external auditors for quarterly and interim reviews and annual audit
  • Reviewing Balance sheet reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Ad-hoc reporting, analysis and other special finance projects as required
  • Financial Planning and Analysis, Forecasting and Budgeting
  • Supporting Senior Manager Financial Reporting on various financial planning for CAPEX, Travel & Entertainment, Fixed Assets, Prepaids etc
  • And analysis of different P&L and BS accounts
  • Providing analysis and responses to variances to budgets, prior year and historical trends
  • Taxation
  • Dealing with the tax auditors and providing responses and supporting documents
  • Reviewing tax payments prepared by Accounts Payable department related to Federal, Carbon, Provincial and Harmonized Sales Taxes etc
  • And approving them in the banking portal
  • Calculating and booking the monthly Current and Deferred Tax adjustments
  • General Accounting (Taxation/Treasury/Insurance/Risk)
  • Renewing insurance policies and responding to all insurance queries across the Company
  • Reviewing and reporting on claims and risk internally and to head office
  • Business partnering with District and Account Managers, Transportation, Operations and HR
  • Reviewing and releasing banking payments (EFT/ACH/Wire/Business Taxes/Letter of Credits)
  • Working with AP & Banking Manager for hedging FX risk and reviewing tax payments
  • Member, Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC)
01/2012 to 05/2017 Audit Senior Deloitte | , ,
  • Audit of Public Listed Companies in Technology, Media, Manufacturing, Government Services, Energy Industries of revenue up to $1.5 Billion for e.g
  • Spin Master, BWX Technologies Canada, Information Services Corporation (ISC) and other Private Companies
  • Suggested client to defer revenue in line with IAS18 Revenue of around US$ 0.5M while materiality was only US$ 0.25M
  • Reported numerous observations and errors in Management Letter related to audit of Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) of acquisitions
  • Recommended up to 20 audit adjustments and 8 internal control deficiencies to an engagement
  • Main responsibilities:
  • Leading audit engagements as a Team Lead Senior at multiple engagements of teams varying from 2 to 5 auditors and providing support on completing their testing within budgeted time
  • Liaise between audit team and client for ‘Provided by Client (PBC)’ list to ensure requirements are highlighted and information is received on a timely basis to meet audit deadlines
  • Reporting weaknesses on Internal Controls, coordinating with internal and external specialists
  • Reporting of significant issues to the management and developing good working relationships with clients to deliver engagement expectation
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2012 Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) | CPA, Toronto, ON GPA:
Expected in 06/2011 Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) | Association of Charted Certified Accountants, London, UK, GPA:
Expected in 06/2009 Bachelor of Science | Applied Accounting Oxford Brookes University, , GPA:

Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC), Ontario Ministry of Labour - 2019-2022

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School Attended

  • CPA
  • Association of Charted Certified Accountants
  • Oxford Brookes University

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  • Head MIS & IFRS16 Reporting
  • Financial Analyst
  • Audit Senior


  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA)
  • Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA)
  • Bachelor of Science

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