Financial Analyst

Canada

5 - 7 years experience  •  Industrial Equipment & Supply

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/08/17
Canada
5 - 7 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/08/17

Position Overview/Summary:

The Financial Analyst reports financial status by preparing and analyzing financial plans, forecasts and reports.

 

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred):

Required:

  • The legal authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer without restriction
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years overall business experience
  • Must have understanding of accounting processes, financial system functionality, and apply accounting and business knowledge, and reasoning ability in resolution of financial problems.
  • Understanding of accounting policies and procedures including internal control procedures
  • Ability to apply accounting and business knowledge and logic in resolution of financial problems
  • Capability to prioritize tasks, receive guidance and work independently to meet accounting deadlines
  • Action-oriented, desire to provide solutions to problems
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, receive guidance and work independently, be action-oriented, understand key objectives, meet accounting timelines, and display ethics and values in all actions.
  • Ability to exercise creative thinking in providing solutions to problems.
  • Self-motivated to find efficient and effective ways to accomplish end goals
  • Display ethics and values in all actions
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient or become proficient in the Microsoft Office applications, Oracle and running system or databasereports.

Preferred:

  • Masters degree
  • CPA/CMA and MBA
  • Experience with enterprise software (e.g. SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards)
  • Leanexperience

 

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

• Completes month end closing responsibilities
o Transactional Database
 Run GL022 Reports for AP, PO, and JV entries, to assure all entries are captured in the reporting
 Ensure integrity of the P&L
 Review by vendor the trends identifying anything that is missing, unusual or unsuspected to follow up on before the ledgers are closed for the month
 Keep updated notes in the file to record any issue researched or anomalies
 Communicate with Shared Services if any necessary entries are required
 Verify all entries match finalized Cost Center Reports
o Accruals for GIS and CPC (25+ vendors, some with multiple POs)
 Keep track of all incoming consulting invoices
 Assess any time worked but not invoiced by end of month and make accruals based on unreceived invoices and unbilled hours/expenses
 Communicate with consulting vendors for any missing invoices
o Update Consolidated File with US and International Actuals

o Once CIO reviews and approves forecast , upload the forecast and AOP (when applicable) in CONTROL
• Manages Activity Reporting (90+ team members)
o Adding/Deleting
 Team Members, Approvers, Projects, Tasks
o Makes sure all team members have their time in
o Communicates with team members whenever necessary
• Assist in managing the GIS Financial SharePoint site; uploading documents, managing users, organizing folders, etc.
• Reconcile vendor travel expense invoices
• Updatecontracted services file

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