Financial Reporting Lead

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About Us


At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


Reporting to Assistant controller and responsible for financial reporting and corporate accounting using IFRS in order to comply with accurate, effective and timely reporting

Main Accountabilities

  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual preparation of Baffinland consolidated financial statements and notes
  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting of revenue (IFRS 15), hedges, shareholders’ equity and leases
  • Prepare information for the quarterly tax provision for Baffinland entities
  • Responsible for the Baffinland consolidation
  • Ensure the integrity of the Company’s general ledger by maintaining the chart of accounts
  • Assist with government financial surveys
  • Assist with the preparation and review of the quarterly management discussion and analysis
  • Responsible for identification and reporting for related party transactions
  • Responsible for the BPM upload
  • Responsible for reviewing tax returns prepared by third party
  • Addressing shareholder queries on funding and working with legal compliance
  • Responsible for affiliate entities book keeping and financial reporting preparation
  • Responsible for monitoring upcoming changes to IFRSs
  • Prepare accounting position papers on the implementation of new or amended IFRS standard and for new transactions

Main Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years proven financial reporting experience or equivalent
  • CPA and/or CA required 
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Experiencing in the mining industry preferred
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong Excel and Word skills 
  • Sound business acumen, strategic thinker and analytical skills
  • Strong communicaton skills, both written and oral


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