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Senior Financial Analyst (Closed)

Job Highlights
Toronto
Contract
$40

About the Opportunity

  • Maintaining an accurate database of all research funding, using the existing financial system and/or self-developed tools
  • Account analysis and forecasting
  • Prevention and resolution of project deficits through review and monitoring of financial status and liaising with Principal Investigators
  • Strong customer service – responding to queries and providing financial guidance and information to Researchers so that they can fiscally manage their research projects
  • Prepare internal and external project financial reports
  • Generate invoices and manage accounts receivable
  • Receive project payments and ensure they are allocated to the appropriate grant/account
  • Month end journal entries and account adjustments
  • Opening and closing research 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 and the company’s policies.
  • Maintain an effective liaison with all respective sponsors, funding agencies and academic institutions
  • Facilitate audits from external agencies and prepare all documentation for review

About You

  • University degree in Accounting, Commerce, or equivalent and preferably working towards a recognized accounting designation (CPA)
  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Proficiency in the use of computers with advanced knowledge of MS Excel, basic understanding of MS Access and MS Word
  • Experience with large ERP financial systems, preferably Infor Lawson
  • Demonstrated experience in handling the daily accounting aspects of maintaining large budgets
  • Proven ability to produce accurate work with efficient turnaround time essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with a strong customer service orientation in order to interact with all levels of staff in a pleasant/courteous manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated success in contributing to effective teamwork coupled with the ability to work independently in a high-pressure demanding environment
  • Effective time management skills to handle competing and shifting priorities
  • Strong initiative with exceptional organizational skills to manage competing priorities and balance multiple disparate tasks
  • Must be punctual and have an excellent attendance record

Pay Rate

$40/hour

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 #345177.

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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