Job Posting 60337

Finance Analyst
Tides Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 6 days ago (Fri, 27 Mar)
full time  •  $48,000 - $51,000

Tides Canada is a leading national charity that enables community-led transformation for a healthy environment, social equity and economic prosperity for all Canadians. We are seeking a detailed, reliable, responsive and tech savvy individual for this Finance Analyst role. The Finance Analyst supports the Tides Canada Finance Team by providing timely and accurate financial information to a variety of stakeholders. Stakeholders include projects on Tides Canada’s Shared Platform (~ 80%) as well as the broader Finance Team (~ 20%). The Finance Analyst responds to financial queries, provides financial reports and analysis and assists with ongoing improvements to systems and processes. Communication skills and the ability to manage a high volume of requests in a timely manner are crucial for this role. This role works collaboratively with other finance department staff and reports to the Finance Manager, Shared Platform.


Roles and Duties:

  • Respond to financial queries from a portfolio of Shared Platform projects
  • Ensure financial analysis and reports are timely and accurate, and meet organizational requirements and CRA regulations
  • Review funder proposal budgets and funder financial reports
  • Investigate variances, perform reconciliations and troubleshoot issues with revenue and expense transactions
  • Respond to financial queries and provide technical support to other finance staff, Tides Canada management, and other stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other finance staff to ensure effective and efficient financial management of projects and programs
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis as required (may include year-end audit working papers, annual report support).


Candidate Requirements:


  • 3-5 years of finance administration experience
  • High attention to detail paired with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with and learn multiple software systems
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver multiple assignments in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Exceptional planning and time management skills
  • Self-starter with initiative and the ability to work independently within a close-knit team environment
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills



  • An accounting certificate or diploma, or in final stages of achieving a certificate or diploma
  • Experience with Netsuite or other ERP system
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM system

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