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Financial Analyst - 6 Month Contract to Permanent (Closed)

Job Highlights

Our client is looking for a financial analyst - 6 month contract to full time

About the Opportunity

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Review the financial sustainability of Principal Investigator portfolios and provide analysis if possible
  • Ensure related accounting principles are exercised in fund accounting
  • Provide financial narratives related to portfolio’s discussing key drivers for revenues and expenses
  • Prevent, signal, and determine means to resolve project deficits through consistent review and monitoring of projects’ financial status
  • Prepare internal and external project financial reports (CIHR/OBI/MOH)
  • Assist with ad hoc reports

Accounting Operations

  • Maintaining and Update Accounting/Operating System for all  funding and projects
  • Receive project payments and ensure they are allocated to the appropriate grant/account
  • Month end journal entries and account adjustments
  • Review study documents related to opening/closing research activities (accounts)
  • Review and approval of expenditures to ensure eligibility, proper authorization, available funding and that the expenses and supporting documentation are in line with sponsor
  • Review current processes and offer suggestions on how to improve accuracy, timeliness and value-add of information

About You

  • University Bachelor’s degree (B.Comm, BBA) is required
  • Complete or working towards a recognized accounting designation (CGA,CMA, or equivalent) is required
  • One to three years’ experience in financial or research environment is required
  • Strong computer skills, with an advanced understanding of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge of MS Access
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Able to perform and adapt in an evolving and changing environment
  • Exercise care and due diligence in handling confidential information
  • Ability to work as a team player within a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and willingness to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial information and solve complex problems
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Comfortable in having challenging conversations with stakeholders (e.g., adhere to policies)
  • Self-motivated
  • High level of problem solving skills

Pay Rate


How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #25503.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.