finance manager in toronto

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toronto, ontario
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Our client, Canada's oldest bank, is hiring a Finance Manager for a 6 month contract with long term potential.

The Finance Manager is accountable to analyze and report on the financial performance and condition of Wealth Management (WM) or businesses within WM, to support the month-end and quarter-end close process including regulatory and external reports and attestation to the validity of the results. This role will provide value added ideas, advice and recommendations on financial matters including future course of action to support strategic decision making .

Additional key responsibilities are the assistance in preparation of forecast and annual planning, and leading special projects as they occur. The incumbent will report through the Centre of Excellence (COE) and support other reporting as required.

1. Reporting and Analysis:
• Prepare / process closing entries, while ensuring accuracy and appropriateness of all journal entries as part of the monthly results sign off process
• Verify posted transactions with GL investigations
• Prepare monthly, quarterly & annual financial performance reporting and analysis to WM and BMO corporate executive leadership
• Responsible for developing and improving monthly, quarterly and annual processes for financial reporting, including ensuring integrity and quality of information, compliance with accounting policy and internal reporting requirements
• Research, analyze and make recommendations, relating to adhoc finance issues
• Prepare financial models to support planning/forecasting deliverables and variance analysis.
• Provide financial information for ad-hoc reports and analysis to assist in the investigation of miscellaneous issues and the support of strategic objectives and decision making

Develop and assess plan / forecast assumptions, prepare planning and forecasting summaries for executive review.
• Build and maintain robust, stable forecast and planning models.
• Provide operational and organizational support to the Financial Reporting processes ensuring compliance with SOX requirements
• Assist in documenting and maintaining proper controls to ensure integrity of information.
Reports to Head, Centre of Excellence, Wealth Management

Wealth Management. Global Asset management. This role gives vast exposure across the bank.
up to $40/hr
Steps from union Station
Permanent potential

• 3-5 years’ experience in in a financial reporting capacity at a financial institution.
• They need to help drive this business experience and help them plan for F19.
• Strong communication skills; verbal, written and presentation (This is key for this role)
• Excellent organization skills, including the ability to multi-task and handle the pressure of tight deadlines
• Good analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong ability to evaluate processes, identify potential problems and recommend feasible solutions
• Excellent skills with Microsoft Excel. (Pivot, V-lookup, data mining)
• Qualified CPA (CGA, CA, CMA) or close to completion. (CPA, CMA is the preferable designation)
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, or related discipline.


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