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Senior Advisor, Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting

Boralex Montreal, 900, Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, 24e etage, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Req #45
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Boralex is a major player in renewable energy specializing in four sectors of activity: wind, solar, hydroelectricity, and storage.

We have been based in Kingsey Falls, Quebec, Canada, for 30 years and have since expanded our horizons and established our business in the United States, France, and the United Kingdom.

On our planet where electricity is central to fighting climate change, we have a responsibility to produce it sustainably for future generations.

At Boralex, we provide renewable and affordable energy for all, creating value to share with our partners.

To achieve our missions, we rely on the best of our strengths.

Thanks to our fearlessness, our discipline, our expertise, and our diversity, we continue to be an industry leader.

And we do it with pleasure.


You are passionate about your field and known for your thoroughness, ability for in-depth analyses, proactivity and critical thinking. You are looking to work for a growing company with strong human values that’s also a Quebec leader in renewable energy. 


Reporting to the Director, Accounting Standards an Financial Reporting the  Senior Advisor, Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of and compliance with accounting standards and policies, as well as the analyzing and recording unusual and complex accounting transactions. 
The candidate’s primary duties will be as follows:
  • Assess, record and document the accounting impact of unusual and complex transactions (business acquisitions, partnerships, restructurings, etc.).
  • Support and advise multidisciplinary teams on the accounting impact of transactions in the execution of strategic planning. 
  • Analyze new accounting standards and help implement them within the company.
  • Analyze and record various financial instruments.
  • Prepare and review the company’s public and statutory consolidated financial statements.
  • Help analyze the company’s contractual agreements.
  • Help develop and implement the company’s accounting policies.
  • Prepare and conduct accounting training sessions for internal employees.
  • Ensure the accounting oversight and monitor the evolution of IFRS and US GAAP standards, which includes taking part in appropriate training.
  • Take part in due diligence, tax reorganizations, etc.
  • Take part in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a specialty in Accounting 
  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA, CA)
  • Over 10 years of relevant experience, including within a public company
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP standards
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, explain complex issues and summarize information in writing
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (spoken and written) at all levels of the organization
  • Team management experience (an asset)
  • Experience with financial instrument accounting (an asset)
  • Fluency in French and English required, spoken and written
  • Demonstrates thoroughness, autonomy and initiative


Boralex fosters a culture of sustainable performance in its day-to-day activities.
We are committed to operating in a manner that is consistent with our business objectives. We are taking action for growth and long-term profitability by making our stakeholders’ satisfaction a priority. Therefore, continuous improvement is at the core of our practices and drives us to set clear, ambitious and quantifiable goals.
Our strength lies in our team’s synergy and diversity. Through autonomy, trial and error and our collaborators’ empowerment, our teams embody a culture of sustainable performance. Our human relationships are based on transparency, inclusion and caring. That work environment enables us to enjoy working together every day. Each and every day, we make sure everyone can grow and contribute to Boralex’s mission.

  • Contribute to the growth of a company that’s actively involved in energy transition.
  • Add your talent to an agile work team.
  • Expand your knowledge through continuous learning.
  • Keep fit with a membership allowance at a sports centre of your choice.Spend more time with your family thanks to a flexible and independent schedule.
  • Plan your life beyond your career thanks to a pension plan to which Boralex contributes.

Boralex, beyond renewable energy! Be the source of our energy!

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  • Boralex Montreal, 900, Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest, 24e etage, Montreal, Quebec, Canada