Global Statutory Audit Accountant

Kanata, Ontario, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Mitel is a global market leader in business communications, powering more than two billion business connections with our cloud, enterprise and next-gen collaboration applications.

With more than 70 million users in nearly 100 countries, Mitel is the only company that wakes up every day exclusively focused on helping customers take their communications from where they are today to where they expect them to be.


We are looking for a Statutory Audit Accountant who is motivated, deadline-oriented and organized who will use their attention to detail ability to look at information through different perspectives.

This role will assist in the statutory audit process for a variety of global entities by supporting the external audit process, learning from past years to anticipate the external auditors' requirements with the aim of reducing the length of audit.

The position will be located in Kanata (Ottawa), Canada at the corporate headquarters of Mitel.

  • Supports information needs of external auditors in an effective and timely manner
  • Work with external auditors and provide required support; gather support as needed to complete the audits
  • Provide financial information by researching and analyzing accounting data and digging into accounting transactions
  • Work with colleagues across the Finance function to plan and produce the audit file, in a timely an accurate manner.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments
  • Working with multiple International legal entities under different legal umbrellas and requirements
  • Assist in tracking regulatory reporting requirements
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Assist in different Corporate Finance projects outside of statutory audit season
  • Completion of various national statistics questionnaires

  • Completion of a post secondary degree in Business Administration/ Accounting
  • CPA designation
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in accounting/finance either with an auditing firm or 3+ years of progressive and diversified experience in a financial environment
  • Knowledge of IFRS is preferred
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of SAP is an advantage

Additional Details:
  • Full-time schedule Monday - Friday, preferably starting at 7- 8 am in order to align more working hours with those of the European subsidiaries

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