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.
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Position(s): One (1) Full Time Financial Analyst
Start Date: ASAP
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
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
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