(Pregnancy/Parental Leave Coverage –12-month Contract)
The financial analyst will be responsible for preparing month-end supporting schedules and assisting the finance team in financial reporting and other tasks and reports as stated under the duties and responsibilities section. Payroll administration may be assigned to the financial analyst as needed.
The financial analyst must have the ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- prepare monthly departmental financial reports, revenue and expense schedules, and investment schedules
- monitor monthly cash requirements and fund transfers
- bank reconciliation
- complete of GST/PST worksheets
- liaise with investment portfolio manager regarding investment transfers and monthly investment statements
- perform ad-hoc analysis
- assist in budget preparation, forecasting and variance analysis
- responsible for documentation of business processes and software-related procedures
- assist in the year-end government reporting (e.g. T2, T1044, T4A)
- assist in the preparation of external audit schedules
- review existing business processes and make recommendations for improvements
- review existing business reports and make recommendations for improvements
- perform other finance, accounting and payroll-related duties as required
Decision-making is reserved to the senior accountant, controller or department head, depending on the significance of deliverables (e.g. financial reports, business process documentation).
Accuracy, timeliness and relevance of deliverables (e.g. financial reports, business process documentation).
Consequence of error/judgment
Deliverables are subject to review by the immediate supervisor and controller or department head to mitigate errors.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Required skills and qualifications include:
- completed at least three of the six core and elective modules under the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP), or its equivalent, preferably in financial reporting, management accounting and finance
- minimum of two years or more of progressive accounting experience, preferably with experience in financial and analytical reporting, budgeting and forecasting
- advanced Microsoft Excel skills
- proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
- working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Microsoft Dynamics GP, or similar accounting software applications
- ability to work under pressure while paying attention to details and ensuring accuracy
- effective organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
- a team player with effective interpersonal and communication skills and a positive attitude exemplified by patience and a willingness to learn
- flexibility in work hours to meet deadlines
- handle confidential materials and information with the highest level of integrity
- business-related bachelor degree an asset
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia has been recognized as one of BC’s top employers since 2011 and one of Canada’s top 100 employers since 2014. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees. We offer an excellent working environment, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a comprehensive benefits package.