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Senior Financial Analyst - Accounts Receivable & Cash Application - 18 Month Contract

Job Highlights
Mississauga
Contract
$75,000

Our client is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst for an 18-month contract to cover a long term absence.

About the Opportunity

  • Will assume a leadership role within the Accounts Receivable team, coordinating collaborative efforts of the Collections and Cash Application teams in the identification and resolution of issues 
  • Responsible for the timely, thorough review and analysis of the national Aged Trial Balance; including identification of problematic accounts and account reconciliations, as required
  • Month-end responsibilities include the preparation of the month-end revenue accruals; calculation of provision requirements; journal entries; detailed analysis of revenue variances; consolidating General Ledger transactions; analyze and reconcile Balance Sheet accounts and associated sub-ledgers; review and analyze the national Aged Trial Balance
  • Review of Unapplied Cash, Short Payments, and Aging Items; includes the development of controls and processes for the identification of such; the compilation of data for monthly metrics reporting and trending; and presentation of findings to the team
  • Responsible for processing online billings for selected business units
  • Processing of manual adjustments
  • Responsible for the issuance of annual payment reports
  • Implement process improvements and efficiencies within the department
  • Recommend procedures to ensure minimal errors in billings and proper cash applications
  • Responds to internal and external inquiries related to cash applications
  • Provide analyses and support during the quarterly/annual audits as required
  • Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company's Quality Management System
  • Participate in special projects as assigned. Projects may include, but are not limited to, testing/implementation of system upgrades or enhancements
  • Develop ad hoc reports and process improvement initiatives as required by management
  • Other analysis and accounting tasks as assigned

About You

  • A university degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration is required.
  • Working towards a CPA designation is an asset
  • 3 to 5  years prior accounting experience, with a minimum of 1 year in a similar role
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills through previous experience in financial analysis
  • Experience in full-cycle accounting with knowledge of full-cycle accounting; preferably in a multi-branch setting
  • Hands-on experience with the development and implementation of process improvements
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel) is required
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high standard of work
  • Exposure to the General Ledger module in Large ERP's would be an asset
  • Results-oriented and organized with a strong work ethic
  • Focused on consistently producing accurate, high quality work within tight timelines
  • Innovative self-starter with the ability to work proactively and think independently; thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment; exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to confidently interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and demonstrate behaviour that reflects the ethics, professionalism, and respect
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Focused on financial analysis, accounting, and financial theory
  • Continually seeks process improvements and efficiencies; initiates new ideas to increase overall team effectiveness
  • Committed to self-development and sharing of best practices
  • Very strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Able to identify issues, propose viable solutions, and implement appropriate changes
  • Strong attention to detail is critical
  • Able to demonstrate exemplary customer service skills, with a high customer service focus

Pay Rate

$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 #25274.

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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Senior Financial Analyst - Accounts Receivable & Cash Application - 18 Month Contract

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