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Financial Analyst II

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Markham
Direct Hire
$75,000

About the Opportunity

The Financial Analyst II provides complex transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle and/or full cycle accounting support. Understands the impact of transactions on financial results and can be proactive to recommend necessary actions and can communicate with stakeholder about transactions, processes and analysis. Provides analysis for areas such as planning, forecasting, reporting and audit and process improvements

  • Intermediate transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle
  • Preparing and posting monthly PA and G.L entries
  • Coordinating with AP to support timely payment of vendor invoices
  • Preparing monthly financial reconciliations
  • Ability to complete and resolve assigned intermediate account reconciliations independently
  • Identifies complex issues and resolves basic transactional accounting discrepancies
  • Prepare and submit monthly client invoicing
  • Understand GAAP requirements relevant to the financial cycle or portfolio supported
  • Intermediate understanding of internal/client control requirements
  • Maintains accurate and complete records for audits
  • Gathers audit support data upon request
  • Intermediate level knowledge of current accounting systems and MS Office suite of software
  • Basic understanding and ability to document the transactional and financial data flows between relevant financial systems
  • Able to work with IT and operational teams on intermediate system setups
  • Assist with preparation of standard forecasts (internal and external) with the appropriate back-up including assumptions and calculations
  • Partnering with internal stakeholders in preparation of standard forecasts
  • Prepares in-depth financial analysis (recurring and ad-hoc) and makes recommendations to Internal Stakeholders
  • Preparation of internal reports
  • Provide input and support for external reports
  • Prepares basic business cases and provides input to intermediate business cases.
  • Single, high volume or multiple, low volume portfolios
  • Some complex transactions
  • Some Stakeholder interaction with transactional level data and for the purpose of Stakeholder reporting
  • Generate transactional data and ad-hoc analysis to support operational decision making, with recommendations
  • Basic understanding of financial obligations of portfolio
  • Ensures delivery of  contract/portfolio deliverables of a financial nature in a timely and efficient manner, in areas of less complexity
  • Supports the monitoring of performance and assists in action plans
  • Seeks guidance on contract/portfolio financial terms and conditions for assigned accounts
  • Understand intermediate business processes and ensures compliance and ensures appropriate documentation
  • Able to identify and escalate gaps
  • Identification of basic issues or discrepancies
  • Gleaned a basic understanding of the industry and business which they support
  • Established professional working relationships with operational counterparts in support of transactional processes.

About You

  • Ability to identify complex and resolve basic transactional accounting discrepancies
  • College/University graduation or professional certification e.g., CPA, CMA, CGA or equivalent courses
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work-related experience
  • 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 level knowledge of current accounting systems and MS Office suite of software
  • Registered in an Accounting designation program CGA, CMA

Salary

$65,000 - $75,000/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 #324838

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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