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8/9/2017
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Accounting
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Corporate Accountant (Maternity Leave)
Teck Resources Limited | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Closing Date: August 27, 2017

 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Corporate Accounting this is one of two positions in the Corporate Accounting group responsible for the full cycle accounting of the main corporate general ledgers and other ledgers as assigned. The position is responsible for multiple tasks including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, financial statement and note preparation, financial analysis, internal control compliance and various other tasks. The position has a close working relationship with various other departments including tax, legal, treasury, and sites.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Understand, prepare and process journal entries  including interest rate swaps, commodity swaps, foreign exchange forward contracts, interest accruals, share-based compensation expense, intercompany transactions, amortization of financing fees and discounts, revaluation of foreign currency balances, pension accruals, fair market value adjustments and other
  • Build and maintain journal load reports and recommend and implement improvements to month end processes
  • Process and load banking transactions using treasury software (Integrity)
  • Extract monthly closing market prices for the fair market valuation of marketable securities, reconcile investment activity with monthly investment statements, maintain an investments continuity schedule and calculate gain/loss on dispositions
  • Prepare monthly valuation of share based compensation expense for share units and reconcile units outstanding with data received from corporate records
  • Calculate share based compensation expense using Black Scholes Model for stock options
  • Record transactions for investments in subsidiaries and associates and ensure balances are reasonable, accurate and recorded using appropriate accounting treatment
  • Liaise with treasury department on changes to interest rate swap contracts, commodity hedging and foreign exchange forward contracts
  • Work closely with the treasury department to ensure proper transaction coding of cash transactions including tax payments, cash calls, loan payments, intercompany settlements, interest and principal payments
  • Load monthly ledgers into consolidation software (HFM) and review for accuracy
  • Prepare the monthly consolidated foreign exchange analysis
  • Prepare hedge effectiveness testing for items accounted for under hedge accounting
  • Liaise and follow up with various sites and other head office departments to investigate any differences in intercompany balances and other queries which may arise
  • Prepare monthly schedules for the monthly financial booklet distributed to senior management for analysis and review
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts and investigate unusual items/discrepancies
  • Prepare quarterly and annual notes to the consolidated financial statements as assigned
  • Prepare quarterly calculation of other comprehensive income taxes
  • Assist with technical accounting analysis of various accounting issues including share based payments, hedge accounting and debt transactions
  • Provide detailed information as requested by the tax department for preparation of corporate tax returns and tax audits as required
  • Prepare non-consolidated legal entity financial statements of various companies for tax filings
  • Prepare audit working papers for interim and year end audits; liaise with internal and external auditors and provide necessary information as required
  • Ensure that all SOX procedures and controls are in place and working effectively for respective business processes
  • Assist Supervisor with various ad-hoc projects as required

     

    Qualifications:

  • A designated accountant (CPA, CGA or CPA,CMA)
  • 3 to 5 years of post-qualification experience working in an accounting role, preferably in a large company setting with complex corporate and organizational structure
  • Strong attention to detail and superior analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong accounting and IFRS knowledge
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills

 

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2016, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the seventh straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources