Financial Analyst

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Published
July 22, 2021
Location
Toronto
Job Type
Competition #
21-049
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Finance
Salary Range:
$49,177-$73,765
Address:
2 Overlea Blvd
Posting Expires:
August 2, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
THQ.finance@salvationarmy.ca - Please quote Competition 21-049 in the Subject Line of your email.

Description

The Financial Analyst, Planning & Consolidation is responsible for the timely consolidation of monthly and quarterly financial results for consolidated reporting as well as assisting with financial planning and budgeting processes, analyzing financial statements (MU, THQ and Consolidated) and reports, developing financial models, preparing projections, and performing research and analysis as required by the Finance management team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has two primary areas of accountability: 1) Participating in the annual consolidation and financial report process and 2) Coordinating the budgeting and planning process.  Specific duties include:

  • Preparation and review of elimination entries
  • Preparation of draft consolidated statements
  • Review of monthly consolidation tie-outs and system and manual checks
  • Review and analysis of interim and annual financial statements in compliance with GAAP and Salvation Army policy, assisting with the year-end consolidation process as required
  • Responding to corporate close and consolidation specific inquiries as required
  • Supporting the budget planning, development and coordination of all aspects of assigned projects including monitoring the deliverables of each team member to ensure milestone are on-target completion
  • Develop documentation and guidelines to assist in the preparation of annual budgets
  • Build and maintain financial models to support annual planning process, forecasting process and strategic business decisions by senior management
  • Preparation of assigned budgets and consolidated financial statements
  • Work collaboratively across all departments, identifying best practices and process efficiencies
  • Provide decision support for and timely financial analysis to department heads and the appropriate business owners

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree, with a major or concentration in accounting or finance
  • Completion of a CPA accounting designation
  • 3 years of related accounting/business work experience
  • Work experience in a non-profit environment is an asset

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

The successful candidate must be a self-motivated professional with extraordinary interpersonal skills and demonstrated success in working collaboratively.  In addition, they must possess the following skills/capabilities:

  • An in-depth understanding of integrated, cross-functional system environment
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills with advanced Excel knowledge
  • Driven to discover reasons for trends and ability to provide clear, insightful analysis
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Commitment to quality customer service
  • An “out-of-the-box” thinker, with ability to work under minimal direction
  • Ability to read, understand and modify complex text where accuracy is essential
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to participate in management presentations and training if needed

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Internal Applicants, must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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