senior financial analyst in toronto

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job type
temporary
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job details

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location
toronto, ontario
job category
Finance and Accounting
job type
temporary
reference number
2098010STFEN
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job description

Do you have previous experience performing month end tasks, budgeting, forecasting, and variance analyses for a large corporate client? Do you have excellent analytical and financial modelling skills? If so we have an excellent opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to work a 6 month assignment in our clients North York office. In this role you will work full time hours from Monday to Friday and earn a competitive rate of up to $50 per hour, supporting one of Canada's leading Energy industry companies. As a Senior Financial Analyst you will be responsible for performing month end tasks, budgeting, forecasting, and all variance analysis for the assigned operating to meet established expectations and targets. This will include and not be limited to:

• Monthly reporting to Managers, Directors and Senior Leadership on financial information relating to Budgets, Forecasts, and Actuals with recommended mitigation strategies to attain financial targets
• Assisting the Manager, Supervisors and Team Leads in providing active financial support and counsel to the business
• Provide financial support, analysis and interpretation of financial and operational performance on a timely basis to various operating groups, as required to support their business and strategic decisions;
• Responsible for performing month end tasks, budgeting, forecasting, and all variance analysis for the assigned operating group including Operation and Maintenance and Capital financial management to meet established expectations and targets
• Responsible for monthly reporting to Managers, Directors and Senior Leadership on financial information relating to Budgets, Forecasts, and Actuals with recommended mitigation strategies to attain financial targets
• Provide and recommend, where necessary, a streamlined and common approach to analytics carried out within the operating groups and the dependencies that impact financial outcomes in a timely manner
• Develop relationships with the operating groups, particularly with individuals responsible for compilation and assessment of financial data, including forecasts, with a view to understanding and validating the processes used by them in generating their outputs
• Responsible for assisting with inputs to support periodic forecasts, the annual budget cycle and long range plans
• Provide ad hoc/off-cycle data, reporting, and analysis as requested, ensuring accurate, relevant information is provided for management decision making
• Ensure financial reporting/tracking is consistent with Regulatory framework
• Support key SOX controls and Audit requirements

Advantages
• Gain experience working for a leading energy distribution company
• Work full time hours on a 6 month assignment
• Earn a competitive rate of up to $50 per hour
• North York Location

Qualifications
• University Business degree required
• Finance related designation (CMA, CA, CPA, CGA, or MBA) preferred
• 4+ years of post-qualification experience with business performance analytics related roles
• Highly analytical with superior financial modeling skills and the ability to communicate findings and recommendations to internal groups and budget owners in a meaningful manner with business context
• Good working knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion preferred
• Good business acumen and understanding of regulatory environment and financial management strategies and reporting requirements
• Proven team player, with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships;
• Strong demonstrated competencies in interpersonal skills, oral and written communications, persuasion and influencing skills
• Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
• Experience with prioritizing work and implementing processes and ongoing process improvements to streamline and optimize work
• Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect

Lindsay,
Tyrone,
Heather

Phone Number:
416.861.9888
Fax Number:
416.861.8727

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