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Title:  Manager, Accounting Policy and Procedures Implementation (Bilingual: Spanish)




Requisition ID: 89006


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.



To support the appropriateness and integrity of financial accounting & reporting for specific areas in International Banking, through

  • 1. the implementation of accounting policies,
  • 2. providing technical advice to customers for day to day queries and complex transactions,
  • 3. working with unit finance staff regarding major GAAP changes impacting the unit and Toronto teams, and
  • 4. providing advice to units implementing PeopleSoft (Enterprise GL).

The incumbent must have good knowledge of the IFRS standards impacting the banking industry and be able to research a broad range of GAAP

Key Accountabilities:

  • Implementation of IFRS accounting policies, which may include assessing the impact of changes and developing practical well controlled solutions given the local system, regulations and accounting standards, and implementation of BNS policies in newly acquired subsidiaries. 
  • Provide accounting support through research, analysis and documentation of accounting issues for both (1) ad-hoc queries from units and (2) specialized transactions (which could include due diligences, business combinations etc.)
  • Assist with local unit implementation of PeopleSoft (EGL) and/or provide advice to ensure consistency across the Bank for different EGL projects.
  • Support to Director as required.
  • Other projects as required.

Experience / Education:

  • Experience in a financial reporting / accounting policy role, including implementation of complex new accounting requirements in an international banking environment
  • IFRS knowledge 
  • Excellent verbal and written skills. Fluency in English and Spanish is essential.
  • The incumbent must be an Accountant with a minimum 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry, exposure to complex accounting issues and detailed IFRS knowledge. 


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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