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Director, Wholesale Financial Control


This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 20, 2020.

What is the Opportunity?

As Director, Wholesale Financial Control, you will manage the financial control responsibilities in the Wholesale Finance group with the objective of delivering timely, accurate and reliable financial information.

What will you do?

  • Responsible for accurate and complete financial and regulatory reporting for all supported business lines by reviewing monthly GL data, financial results and variances to ensure accuracy, including monitoring of allocations and other intergroup activities
  • Responsible to ensure new products and new transactions are appropriately captured in RBC financial reporting systems, and that appropriate accounting methodologies are applied. In particular, prepare analyses that take into account IFRS accounting implications and external and internal reporting requirements including MD&A, B/S, P&L, note disclosures & supplemental formats
  • Lead and develop a team of finance professionals by providing proper training, coaching, clear direction and expectations. Ensure employees understand RBC vision and purpose, as well as encourage targeted behaviours that align to RBC leadership model
  • Manage the monthly Global Attestation review program to ensure proper financial controls supporting external financial results are in place.  Ensure that global policies and procedures are adhered to by all stakeholders, including Product Control, Operations, and Head Office Financial and Regulatory Reporting
  • Subject matter expert for lending, impairment, consolidation, de-recognition and securitization accounting issues. Maintain technical knowledge and ensure Financial Control, Product Control, and Front Office teams are kept abreast of all new accounting developments
  • Independently manage, coordinate (with Front Office, other Finance groups and Accounting Policy), and execute operational implementations of new accounting and regulatory standards
  • Coordinate preparation, review, and external audit of various structured entities financial statements.
  • Manage and represent Finance function on platform/global IT system projects/initiatives
  • Ensure SOX and RBC EUC documentation compliance and completeness including new controls/processes; provide SOX sign-offs to Senior Director on monthly financial results

What do you need to succeed?


  • CPA designation or equivalent with 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Technical mastery of relevant financial and statutory accounting standards.
  • Highly developed communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills are considered necessary for the success of this role. Strong financial, analytical, judgmental and conceptual skills.
  • Detailed knowledge of complex financial instruments, securitization and lending transactions.
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills.
  • Strong leadership, people management, and team building skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, due to frequent interaction with Front Office Senior Management, with the ability to explain complex accounting issues in a concise and meaningful manner.

Nice to Have

  • Strong knowledge of RBC financial systems.

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients succeed. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Opportunity to be a valuable member of a critical team.
  • Comprehensive compensation including performance bonus, pro-rated vacation, flexible healthcare benefits.
  • Significant exposure to stakeholders across multiple businesses.
  • Interesting, complex work that makes a difference in peoples’ lives.
  • Access to various programs, resources and technology.



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City:  Toronto 
Address:  155 Wellington St W 
Work Hours/Week:  37.5 
Work Environment:  Office 
Employment Type:  Permanent 
Career Level:  Senior Manager/Director 
Pay Type:  Salary + Variable Bonus 
Required Travel (%):  0 
Exempt/Non-Exempt:  N/A 
People Manager:  Yes 
Application Deadline:  09/03/2020 
Platform:  CFO Group 
Req ID:  267377
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