Senior financial disclosure - Advisor

January 13, 2022

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.

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As a senior financial disclosure advisor, you help prepare, analyze, disclose and monitor financial statements for Desjardins's financial, statutory, regulatory and strategic reporting.

You lead development projects and strategic initiatives that are complex and innovative. Your initiatives require extensive knowledge of your specialty area.

You make recommendations on the planning and execution of operationally and conceptually complex projects and initiatives that require comprehensive analysis and understanding of the organization and line of business. Coordination is critical, so you frequently interact with stakeholders working in many other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

You serve as specialist advisor and subject matter expert, as well as resource person and coach for decision-making bodies.

General Information on the PositionMain Responsibilities

  • Advise your clients and partners to help them position, plan, develop, execute and monitor strategic projects and initiatives involving financial, regulatory, tax and accounting reporting

  • Develop and update policies, standards, models and programs to support your unit's strategic projects and initiatives to balance business needs, requirements and best practices. Identify, analyze and diagnose major issues, make recommendations to decision-making bodies, and carry out specialized and complex analysis for projects and initiatives that significantly impact the entire organization. Prepare reports and other specialized documents. Implement and monitor quality control measures to ensure the integrity and accuracy of accounting data and financial statements in accordance with regulations, financial governance rules, and tax and accounting standards

  • Represent Desjardins's position when making agreements with external partners and organizations.

Other working conditions

  • Work location: Currently on regular telework due to the pandemic. Place of business Montreal. The work mode applicable to the position is the hybrid #LI-Hybrid

  • Number of jobs available : 1


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field

  • A minimum of six years of relevant experience

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

  • Hold a CPA designation

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Independent speaker, intermediate knowledge of English, both oral and written

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Ambiguity, Complexity, Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset, Work processes

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

General finance and accounting (FG)

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