Senior ESG Financial Reporting Manager

Region: Canada

State: British Columbia

City: Vancouver

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Description & Requirements

Who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About this team

The Financial Reporting Team works cross-functionally with many other teams in the business as well as our auditors to meet our public financial reporting obligations. It also prepares internal reports, including departmental and store reporting, providing our leaders with the information they need to understand our business and make key decisions. The team is ultimately accountable to our compliance with our SEC reporting obligations.

A day in the life

  • Analyze and interpret proposed SEC climate regulations, how they will impact lululemon, timing, scope and complexity.
  • Lead cross functional response to meet SEC, and other regulatory ESG compliance requirements.
  • Ability to present to senior leadership on the nature of ESG disclosures or other regulatory changes.
  • Collaborate with sustainability org to ensure that appropriate systems, people and processes to address regulatory changes in the ESG space.
  • Be the internal expert of lululemon’s accounting policies, including analyzing complex accounting issues and new accounting standards.


  • CPA qualification or equivalent.
  • At least 8 years post qualification experience, including experience of working with US GAAP.
  • Experience of working in professional practice or accounting advisory functions of a large accounting firm.
  • Experience of working with large, multinational, retail experience preferred.
  • Sustainability qualifications or experience preferred.

Must haves
  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. In addition to our competitive Total Rewards offering, we also have personal and professional development offerings. Our offerings recognize our teams for their performance and support whole person development, including support for employees on how to grow their career:   

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: Availability of the incentive programs, benefits, and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.