Job Posting 101215

Senior Financial Analyst
Crossroads International
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area, Montreal Metro area
Toronto or Montreal
closed 37 days ago (Fri, 17 May)
full time  •  $75,700 to $80,000 with competitive benefits

Position:                       Senior Financial Analyst

Location:                      Ontario or Quebec – Flexible hybrid or fully remote

Language:                     English and French proficiency required 

Reports to:                   Director, Finance and Administration

Position Type:               Full-Time, permanent 

Travel:                          Infrequent travel within Canada and overseas

Hiring Range:                $75,700 to $80,000 with competitive benefits

Job Requirement:         Must be able to work in Canada

Closure Date:                May 17, 2024 at 5PM EST

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

Are you an organized, client-centred individual, with accounting experience, who loves to make a difference in the world? At Crossroads International, our team works hard every day to ensure our financial and philanthropic responsibilities are carried out to support not only our policies, procedures, standards and systems but with an eye to fulfilling our mission and demonstrating our values. The Senior Financial Analyst is a core member of the Finance team and works in close collaboration with members of teams across all offices in Canada and Africa. Reporting to the Director, Finance and Administration, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the integrity and compliance of financial data and processes, providing valuable reports and analyses to budget holders across the organization, and taking a leading role in budgeting and forecasting exercises as well as the annual audit.

 

HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

 

  1. Financial Management (30%)
  • Provide direct support to budget holders in the annual budget process, including the development of, and training on, budgeting tools
  • Collect and consolidate budget inputs; provide recommendations to the Director, Finance and Administration that support achieving financial sustainability
  • Lead quarterly forecast process with budget holders; proactively identify potential opportunities and risks
  • Provide accurate, timely and reliable financial information to budget holders to support financial analysis and decision making
  • Provide training to budget holders on financial management

 

  1. Financial Reporting (30%)
  • Manage the internal monthly financial closing process, including production and distribution of reports within 10 business days of month-end
  • Oversee the monthly and year-end closing tasks, including timeliness and accuracy of financial statement supporting schedules and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Ongoing development of streamlined value-driven, real-time financial reporting for budget holders
  • Provide oversight on the financial status of projects through liaising with program team; this includes monitoring the timeliness and status of financial reports and escalating to Director, Finance and Administration, as appropriate
  • Liaise with external auditors as part of the year-end financial statement audit process, in coordination with internal stakeholders

 

  1. Compliance (20%)
  • Safeguard financial assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls
  • Lead the development and execution of the internal audit framework across all offices, encompassing both internal and external compliance requirements
  • Communicate and enforce internal and external policies and procedures to all departments; provide training to department staff, as required
  • Maintain compliance with federal and provincial legislation in Canada
  • Proactively identify financial and operational risks, with actionable risk mitigation strategies

 

  1. Process Enhancement and Other (20%)
  • Support Director, Finance and Administration in the business process mapping to identify opportunities and implementing strategies to enhance efficiencies
  • Actively engage in professional development activities and networking opportunities that expand learning of emerging technologies that could be leveraged to transform business processes
  • Support, and where appropriate, lead financial systems implementations and enhancements

 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO CROSSROADS

  • Strong language skills in both English and French
  • CPA or five (5) years equivalent experience in progressive full-cycle Canadian not-for-profit financial reporting and accounting
  • Strong foundation in understanding and applying Canadian General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); experience with Global Affairs Canada is an asset
  • Experience in consolidating and analyzing complex financial data
  • Proven excellence in leading change in financial systems, policies and processes
  • Demonstrated success in leveraging technology to optimize processes
  • Strong understanding and application of risk identification and mitigation strategies
  • Experience working with Financial Edge is an asset
  • Commitment to growth, development and personal leadership
  • Commitment to inclusion, equity/equality, women’s rights, diversity and empowerment
  • Initiative, autonomy, organization and effectiveness in prioritizing actions to create maximum results
  • Innovative thinking, drive for results and orientation towards solutions
  • Client and service orientation, and strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm for working in a changing and growing environment, including comfort with ambiguity.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • An equitable, inclusive, collaborative work environment where you have the opportunity to make an impact daily.
  • Enthusiastic encouragement to develop both personally and professionally, taking advantage of a range of learning and development opportunities available to our staff.
  • A flexible hybrid working model to allow you to enjoy the benefits of both office based and remote working.
  • An excellent, competitive benefits plan for you and your dependents.
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation (on hire), 3 weeks of paid wellness leave and 3 days of paid professional development leave annually
  • Annual cost of living increases, pending Board approval, and salary equity reviews every three years.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND ESSENTIAL CONDITIONS

 

THE ORGANIZATION

Crossroads International is a leading Canadian volunteer cooperation agency which has been advancing equality for women and girls and eradicating poverty in some of the world’s poorest countries in Africa for over 60 years. Crossroads invests in local partner organizations in 9 countries who are best positioned to meet the needs of their communities. With them, we pilot innovative approaches, and empower women and girls to become leaders and live free from violence. Every year Crossroads engages hundreds of experienced volunteers and staff North and South who apply their expertise locally to address poverty and inequality. The organization’s 50+ employees are based in Canada, Senegal, Ghana and Tanzania, and Crossroads’ volunteers fulfil over 100 mandates per year.

 

Crossroads is committed to principles and values of access and equity. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

 

Crossroads is also committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct and advancing anti-racism. To that end, the organization is a signatory to Cooperation Canada’s Leaders’ Pledge on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Misconduct and the Anti-Racism Framework for Canada’s International cooperation sector.

 

OUR VISION

ONE WORLD where poverty is eliminated, equality prevails, and the rights of women and girls are fulfilled.

 

APPLICATION

If you are interested in joining a dynamic international development organization, please submit your resume and cover letter in one document (Word or PDF) before 5 pm EST on May 17th, 2024 by e-mail to . Applications must include “Senior Financial Analyst – Your Name” in the subject line of the email. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Not sure you have everything we’re asking for, but know you can make a big impact? Tell us your story and we will be happy to consider you.

 

Crossroads is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment. Crossroads is committed to diversity in the workforce and individuals from all minority groups are encouraged to apply.

 

We thank all applicants in advance, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

To learn more about Crossroads please visit our website (https://cintl.org/).

 

 

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