Senior Financial Analyst for provincial government ministry client, downtown Toronto.
Marberg Job Number: 1902.
Job Type: Temporary.
Initial Term: March 27 2023 (approx.) to October 27, 2023, with possibility of extension.
Compensation: $35 per hour to $40 per hour, according to experience.
Recommended Application Date: Immediately – please note that we are screening and shortlisting Candidates immediately and qualified applications may be contacted same day as date of application.
Regular Work Hours: 7.25 hours per day, not including unpaid .75 hour lunch break, to be worked during regular business hours, Monday to Friday (36.25 work hours per week).
Work Location: Hybrid – 2 days per week remote-based and 3 days per week onsite at Client’s downtown Toronto office, near TTC station. Client will provide computer and cellphone for remote-based work.
Provide financial expertise for consolidation of financial information from ministry-funded organizations into Ontario government financial statements; and review of applications for funding approval in compliance with governing legislation.
- Review submitted business cases and funding applications to ensure compliance with applicable legislative and ministry policy directive requirements.
- Review and analyze financial statements, ensure compliance with government accounting requirements, and investigate any identified discrepancies, documentation and data integrity matters.
- Consolidate complex financial information to strict data integrity and quality requirements, while considering a range of issues and sensitivities.
- Assess recording and consolidation of funding applicants’ financial information, and refine and further develop financial reporting requirements.
- Participate in financial system application improvement projects related to procurement, contract management, and system design. Lead project group meetings and provide status updates on timelines, costs and deliverables.
- Develop final consolidation product and various internal financial reports for use in Ontario government financial statements.
- Lead and provide advice to financial consolidation working groups and senior management related to resolution of complex business, accounting and financial risk issues. Identify innovative financial management and reporting solutions. Prepare reports, briefing notes and position papers.
- Administer ongoing financial system and data maintenance including review, analysis and documentation of financial systems, and assurance of data integrity.
- Additional financial and business analysis responsibilities as required.
Education: Post Secondary Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
Professional Credentials: Enrolled or awarded CPA designation or equivalent.
Preferred Work Experience: At least 5+ years of experience as a financial analyst within a large public or private organization averaging $100M+ per annum in dollar activity.
Technical and Language Skills Requirements:
- Advanced proficiency with MSExcel including VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Logic Formulas, Text Formulas, Nested Formulas, Pivot Tables, Macros, Drop Down Lists, and Subtotal Functions (will be tested).
- Familiarity with mainframe accounting systems such as Hyperion or SAP.
- Proficient English communication skills, both written and verbal, including strong business writing skills and verbal presentation skills.
Task -Based Qualifications and Additional Attributes:
- Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting standards as set out by CPA.
- Demonstrated experience in financial accounting and analysis to assess and advise senior management on complex financial management and reporting issues.
- Experience with development and maintenance of business and reporting processes and systems.
- Familiarity with systems design and development principles, and operations and capabilities of large scale computer systems for financial reporting (e.g. Oracle Financials).
- Understanding of government transfer payment processes is an asset.
- Demonstrated record of professional conduct and character. Responsible, reliable and works to deadlines.
- Pleasant and courteous: demonstrated commitment to client service and professional representation of the organization.
- Proven ability to professionally handle confidential information and exercise good judgement in the interpretation and application of instructions and organization policy.
- Demonstrated team leadership skills; ability to motivate and engage with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders, at all levels of seniority. Excellent listening skills, and the ability to provide and receive effective feedback.
- Demonstrated ability to apply project management principles, methodologies and best practices.
- Demonstrated ability to work well independently, collaboratively, and in an advisory capacity, and liaise effectively with a wide and diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, providing satisfactory documentation upon request.
- Ability to work both remotely and onsite as required, abiding by organization health and safety policies.
- Ability to declare personal Non-Conflict of Interest in execution of assignment responsibilities.
- Provision of certification of AODA and OHSA online training course completion prior to assignment start.
- Satisfactory Background Checks, Technical Skills Evaluations, and Employment References.
We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please note that Marberg Staffing updates job posts regularly, and external job boards may not reflect these changes in a timely fashion. Please refer to https://marberg.com/career-portal for the most current information including salary range.
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Marberg is committed to supporting workplace diversity and inclusivity, to reflect the demographic profile of all Ontarians. Applications are encouraged from equity seeking groups including people of colour, Indigenous people, individuals with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S community.
Job ID: 1902
Location: Canada Ontario Toronto
Category: Financial and Investment, Government
Number Of Positions 3
Pay Rate 35
Date Updated 07/03/2023