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Financial Analyst II

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Markham
Direct Hire
$75,000

About the Opportunity

The Financial Analyst II (General Commercial Accounting) provides complex transactional and reconciliation support for series of processes within the Corporate Accounting and Finance team

  • Be able to prepare and upload entries both complex and non-complex entries
  • Handle the fixed asset accounting process, entries and reporting
  • Completes and resolves assigned account reconciliations
  • Prepares, gathers, consolidates and reports routine data
  • Prepares routine monthly reports
  • Create PO’s, and follow up on bill invoicing and bill payments in order to resolve outstanding issues
  • Prepares and reconciles basic audit working papers.  Maintains accurate and complete records for audits Gathers audit support data upon request.  Documentation is reviewed prior to submission
  • Reviews results to determine accrual entries in coordination with internal managers
  • Prepares month end journal entries
  • Identifies complex and resolves basic transactional accounting discrepancies.  May require management involvement
  • Identifies and recommends process improvement opportunities at an account level following GAAP procedures
  • Prepares memos and provides variance explanations.  Summarizes findings and recommendations.  Provides input to process documentations
  • Main contributor to the Corporate Finance monthly review file, investigates and prepares explanations for variances due to monthly activities
  • Ability to handle bank reconciliations by analyzing large volumes of data coming from various sources, and formats, organizing and bucketing the data accordingly and isolating reconciling items
  • Alleviate any issues relating to any reconciling items that are not considered ‘standard’ i.e., they are not as a result of timing of payments, or receipts but pertaining to some operational issues which need to be isolated, flagged and potentially followed up on
  • Provide intercompany and intracompany reconciliation support where required(assessing and analyzing cash advances, eliminations, and preparing and required clearing entries, etc
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting department interfacing with the rest of the business client finance staff
  • Transactional accounting across simple business unit
  • Ability to complete and resolve assigned account, intercompany and bank reconciliations independently
  • Understanding of audit requirements
  • transactional support for a processes within the corporate finance and accounting department
  • Prepares, gathers, consolidates and reports routine data
  • Internal vertical and linear reporting
  • Prepares and reconciles basic audit working papers
  • Maintains accurate and complete records for audits
  • Gathers audit support data upon request
  • Documentation is reviewed prior to submission
  • Support operational decisions
  • Impact financial reporting, Corporate Accounting and Treasury
  • Identification of complex and resolution of basic transactional accounting, and bank reconciliation, intercompany discrepancies
  • Requires management involvement
  • Identification and recommendation of process improvement opportunities at an account level following GAAP procedures

About You

  • Job-Related Experience: 5+ years or more
  • College Diploma or equivalent training
  • Ability to identify complex and resolve basic transactional accounting discrepancies
  • Knowledge of foreign exchange accounting entries including Fx on intercompany transactions would be an asset
  • Ability to identify and recommend process improvement opportunities at an account level following GAAP procedures
  • Ability to communicate basic accounting principles to support procedures and to explain financial results within the team and to internal customers
  • Ability to prepare memos, provide variance explanations and input to process documentations, and write summaries of findings and recommendations
  • Intermediate data analysis skills leveraging various MS Excel tools to complete tasks relating to bank reconciliation
  • Intermediate level knowledge of current accounting systems and MS Office suite of software Intermediate MS Excel skills are preferred for some data analysis tasks

Salary

$60,000 - $70,000/year

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 #322270

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.

 

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