Finance Accounting Standards & Policy Manager
Mississauga, ON
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.

Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


The Manager Finance, Standards & Policies will be responsible for providing oversight and guidance to a broad range of significant and complex financial accounting areas. The role is responsible for being a primary finance resource to all regions across Canada with respect to the interpretation and application of IFRS standards and corporate policies.

Job Description

Develop corporate accounting policies and standards
Design and execute substantive working paper reviews to ensure compliance with corporate accounting standards, policies and IFRS
Actively identify and recommend areas for accounting policy development
Respond to inquiries in a timely fashion and escalate issues as required
Provide timely interpretation and direction on complex accounting issues in compliance with IFRS and corporate finance policies
Ensure completeness, accuracy and integrity of financial information
Ensure compliance with CEO/CFO Certification requirements
Participate in ad hoc projects and assignments as required
Job Requirements

Undergraduate degree in a relevant area of study (Accounting, Finance, Business, etc.)
Professional accounting designation such as CPA, CA, CMA, CGA and/or MBA
5+ years relevant accounting/finance experience in progressively responsible positions
Experience working for a large national organization with significant/high volume transactions
Solid understanding of GAAP, IFRS, corporate policies and other emerging standards

As a member of the Sobeys team you will have access to:
Competitive Salary
A great Pension program
Personalized Health/Dental Benefits
Professional Growth and Development
Access to a Fitness Program
Flexible Working Arrangements

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.