Job Posting 87695

Financial Analyst
Work From Home - Ontario
closed yesterday (Tue, 4 Oct)
full time - temporary / contract

Data. Discovery. Better Health.

ICES is a world-leading health research and analytics institute. With a wealth of data and analytic expertise, we create trusted evidence that has changed health policy and practice and helps ensure better health for all. 

Ready to discover more with us? Join our outstanding, collaborative team where your skills, knowledge and curiosity are valued and can change the future of health care.


At ICES, we recognize what matters most to our employees. Some of the great benefits of working at ICES include:


  • Flexible remote work arrangements anywhere in Ontario
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program
  • HOOPP Pension Plan (Defined Pension)
  • Employee Assistance Program and Dialogue Well Being Program
  • Generous vacation, float and caregiver days for all employees
  • Education Fund and Dedicated Education Days
  • Holiday Closure
  • Perkopolis Employee Discount Program




Reporting to the Director, Finance, the Financial Analyst is responsible for analysis and reconciliations within the Finance group as well as reporting and analytical support at the project and corporate level.


Responsibilities of the position include, but may not be limited to:


  1. Review and approve finance-related project documentation, including grant applications, thereby increasing accuracy and mitigating risk to the organization;
  2. Participate in financial business casing on projects/initiatives to ensure all financial requirements are met and understood;
  3. Prepare timely and effective project reports;
  4. Prepare analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts as required;
  5. Complete month end entries as required;
  6. Prepare timely and effective management reports to enhance business decision-making;
  7. Review contracts for any component that requires invoicing or financial reporting;
  8. Assist with budget preparation, tracking and variances analysis;
  9. Work and meet with project manager(s) to track and prepare reports on project spending as required;
  10. Assist with Accounts Receivable functions as required;
  11. Assist with month end and the year-end audit by preparing reconciliations, samples and responding to any inquiries by auditors;
  12. Assist with project database administration;
  13. Continually seek ways to improve business processes to ensure efficient operations;
  14. Act as back up to the Financial Analyst (A/R) and Finance Coordinator (A/P) roles;
  15. Work with Director, Finance to ensure that financial goals and requirements are met and understood throughout the organization;
  16. Other duties as may be assigned within the scope of this position.


Knowledge, skills and abilities required: 


  • University degree is preferred with advanced placement in the CPA program
  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting experience;
  • Experience in the health care field or other not-for-profit environments is an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to exercise discretion and good judgment;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and computerized accounting software;
  • Intermediate / advance level Excel skills;
  • Knowledge and/or experience utilizing ERP systems (SAP) is an asset;
  • Knowledge and/or experience utilizing QuickBooks is an asset;
  • Quick learner;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


Please include a cover letter with your application by adding it as the first page of your resume. The

cover letter should detail how your knowledge, skills and abilities match the scope of this position.


This position is a full time 12 month contract with possibility of renewal.


Security clearance may be required.


We thank all applicants for their interest in working at ICES. Due to the volume of applications received, only applicants being considered for the position will be contacted for further discussions.


ICES is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Applicants are asked to make accommodation requests to ICES and we will make every effort to ensure that accommodation requests are met throughout the recruitment process.

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