Advisor - Financial disclosure

July 23, 2020

(Work place: Montréal)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-09As a leader in Quebec’s investment industry, Desjardins Capital is one of the most active investors on the market. It is a true driver of entrepreneurship, offering strategic and financial support to growing businesses and contributing to the sustainable prosperity of Quebecers and Quebec communities. Desjardins Capital boasts more than 45 years of expertise, $2.6 billion invested in over 530 businesses, a growing team of 100 professionals established across Quebec and 8 funds under management.As a financial disclosure advisor, you help prepare, analyze, disclose and monitor financial statements for Desjardins’s financial, statutory, regulatory and strategic reporting.You advise and assist clients and partners as part of intervention and development initiatives. You propose solutions to improve or optimize standards, procedures, controls and tools. Your projects and initiatives require extensive knowledge of your line of work.You prepare recommendations, solutions and action plans based on the organization’s objectives and priorities. You help solve complex problems using your analytical skills and extensive knowledge of your line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

More specifically, you will work in the areas of financial disclosure, financial plans and accounting for specialized investments for growth capital. Using your strong understanding of management agreements, investments and accounting standards, you will produce financial statements and other statutory reporting for funds. You will also ensure that the internal controls and processes concerning financial disclosures remain current.

Main responsibilities

  • Perform, validate and analyze accounting and financial transactions in a timely manner while ensuring that data is complete and compliant with the organization’s accounting policies and standards

  • Carry out specialized analysis and make recommendations to develop best practices for the organization

  • Ensure compliance with regulations, financial governance rules, and tax and accounting standards

Other working condition

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • Holding an accounting title CPA (an asset)
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of CDM (an asset)
  • Knowledge of ACCPAC (SAGE 300) (an asset)
  • Intermediate proficiency in spoken and written English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

General finance and accounting (FG)

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