Senior Analyst – Accounting and Financial Reporting

July 3

🏢 In-office - Toronto

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Mastercard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper$1. .$1

Financial inclusion • Education and learning • Youth Employment

51 - 200

Description

• Reporting to the Accounting Lead, the Senior Analyst - Accounting and Financial Reporting will ensure accurate and timely recording of all financial transactions and share accountability for the trial balance's maintenance and integrity. S/he will provide technical leadership and mentorship to the accounting team. • Engages in month-end and year-end closing processes, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis. • Supports external audits, including preparation of working papers and gathering supporting documentation (one enterprise audit and seven Africa branch audits). • Oversees performance management, professional development, and training of assigned accounting team members. • Assists in preparing working papers for tax compliance, including statutory direct and indirect tax filings and audits. • Supports accounting team members and co-op students with recording bank transactions and oversees the preparation of reconciliations. • Tracks and reconciles occupancy costs with invoices and leases. • Ensures proper accounting of the Foundation’s assets and investments during the period close. • Undertakes additional responsibilities pertaining to accounting processes as the Accounting Lead requires. • Supports the development and implementation of new processes and internal control policies. • Manages relationships with external parties such as banks, auditors, and governing authorities. • Contributes to the ERP implementation project. • Utilizes technology to improve accounting processes' efficiency and enhance cybersecurity awareness. • Contributes effectively to all team goals and deliverables. • Acts as a backup for month-end close duties. • Provides a high standard of customer service to all stakeholders.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree • 3-5 years with audit and assurance experience in a similar role • Supervisory experience or strong aptitude for people management is required • Multi-national experience related to currency and tax accounting is an added advantage • Knowledge of accounting standards and a solid understanding of accounting principles and internal controls are required • Advanced skills in Microsoft 365 (Excel, Power BI, SharePoint, etc.) • Previous experience with Great Plains, Workday, and SAP Concur is an added advantage • Excellent time management skills and a high level of attention to detail • Can-do attitude, willing to roll up sleeves and get into the details as necessary • Results-driven and able to set and achieve clear objectives • Ability to share finance information effectively across the organization as a business partner to non-finance colleagues • Flexible and adaptable, able to execute various job duties and changing priorities • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to various constituents across cultures • Professional maturity, sensitivity to different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision

Benefits

• 11 paid holidays • Generous Accrued Time Off increasing with years of service • Generous paid sick time • Annual day of service

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