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Director, Financial Reporting

Division: Finance and Accounting
Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work setting



About Us

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job Summary

We’re searching for an experienced professional to join our Finance Division as a Director, Financial Reporting. In this role, you will report into the VP, Public Company and Corporate Finance, and be responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely financial information for management and external stakeholders.


You will provide strategic leadership to the Financial Reporting Team and collaborate with key business units to develop, implement, and maintain world class financial accounting and reporting practices and standards. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…

As the Director, Financial Reporting you will…

  • Lead the Financial Reporting Team and manage the performance, development, and training of all employees to drive business value
  • Oversee the preparation of the Company’s quarterly, monthly and annual Consolidated Financial Statements, MD&A and other financial sections of the Company’s Disclosure Material
  • Facilitate the review and approval of quarterly and annual filings with external auditors, legal counsel, and the Audit Committee
  • Monitor new accounting pronouncements under IFRS to ensure timely identification of accounting pronouncements and their impact to the Company’s applicable reporting
  • Collaborate with external auditors to drive timely closure of technical accounting matters
  • Work with various teams throughout the global business to improve financial reporting processes and ensure all relevant accounting issues and complex transactions are identified and addressed
  • Assess and document the accounting impact and required disclosures for major and complex transactions, including significant contracts, acquisitions, debt, and equity offerings
  • Participate in the Company’s U.S. GAAP conversion project and M&A process including due diligence accounting, disclosure, and post-acquisition integration
  • Comply with internal controls over financial reporting as required by SOX and NI 52-109
  • Partner with the Tax Team to ensure legal entity reporting and accounting for tax-related matters are properly assessed, reported, and disclosed both internally and externally


As an experienced professional you will have…

  • A university degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • A professional accounting designation (CPA/CA preferred)
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in financial reporting preferably at a publicly traded company (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Strong technical accounting and financial reporting expertise as well as continuous disclosure requirements


You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain collaborative relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Strong leadership skills with experience developing and managing high-performing teams in remote dynamics
  • Strategic decision-making skills with the ability to quickly adapt in complex environments with shifting priorities and deadlines


What we offer

  • Competitive compensation, performance bonuses, RRSP and stock options
  • Remote-first workplace equipped with flexible hours, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday afternoons and more
  • Robust benefits package with health, dental and medical cannabis coverage, life insurance and LTD policies and health and personal spending care accounts
  • Collaborative team of professionals with a collective passion for providing people better days with cannabis


Next steps

Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email. Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity.

Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion

At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.


Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic.

If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.









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