Financial Analyst

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Bachelor
Job Posting Date: 25-Oct-2017
Apply by: 20-Nov-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Carefor Health and Community Services

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Carefor Health and Community Services  to recruit for the position of Financial Analyst.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, November 20th, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name Your NEEP _First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.
World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.

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Position(s): One (1) Full Time Financial Analyst
Start Date: ASAP
 Job Summary: The Financial Analyst, reporting to the Controller, is directly involved in the preparation of financial statements, operating reports, and budgets for the company’s internal and external stakeholders, and process improvement projects. An attention to detail, ability to analyze and think critically and the desire to improve process and procedures will benefit the team. The Financial Analyst provides analysis, leadership and project management for a range of improvement initiatives supporting operations and finance.
Please note that candidates may be selected with the use of interview and assessment processes.
Primary Responsibilities include:
  •  Participates in budget process, defining assumptions and modelling scenarios, working closely with department and program managers to prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure that the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP, OHRS, and Carefor’s policies and procedures
  • Supports the Controller in preparation of the monthly financial reports to the Finance, HR, and Risk Management Committee and the Ottawa Program Board in a timely manner
  • Monitor and analyze monthly variances to budget and trend analyses, work with program managers to understand program financial results and cost drivers on an ongoing basis
  • Support LHIN and other government reporting requirements including the Charity Return
  • Oversee and reconcile balance sheet and operating accounts
  • Actively lead and participate in process and system improvement projects to ensure best practices are being delivered to high standard of data accuracy and efficiency
  • Proactively identifies areas for improvement  recommending changes to improve control and accuracy
  • Update and develop Finance policies and procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of year-end audit working papers and interface with external auditors
  • Contributes positively to the culture of our workplace by staying positive, engaged and energized by the difference you’re making.
  • Other accounting and administrative duties as assigned to support the Finance team

Qualifications include:
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
  • Successful completion of post-secondary education in Accounting/Business/Finance and/or equivalent program
  • 3-5 years of relevant Finance/Accounting experience ideally in a similar-sized organization.
  • Strong accounting and payroll system knowledge, solid analytical ability, and comfortable dealing with high volumes of data
  • Knowledge of finance/accounting policies, procedures and internal control requirements
  • Experience with finance system implementations is an asset
  • Industry knowledge and experience in health care would be an asset
  • Highly organized, boundlessly energetic, detail-oriented, and analytically curious
  • Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables, data manipulation, analysis, and data modelling.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a professional business environment and effectively developing and implementing new processes to achieve desired results