Job Posting 92445

Financial Analyst
Diabetes Canada
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
closes in 13 days (Tue, 4 Apr)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview

Reporting to the Senior Manager Planning, Finance, the Financial Analyst is responsible for providing financial planning, analysis, and commentary support on a scheduled and ad-hoc basis for Diabetes Canada.  The Financial Analyst must maintain integrity over the Financial Planning procedures and systems through constant maintenance, development, and implementation of improvements to enhance the value added to the organization.

Location: 1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remotely with the expectation to be in-office 1-2 days per week.

This role includes, but not limited to:

Variance Analysis, Forecasting, Budgeting, Commentary

  • Act as the central liaison between finance and various business units, to support the business units management of revenue/expense targets.
  • Develop financial models to provide more visibility and transparency into department programming.
  • Support business leaders in development of projections, budgets, and financial plans as directed
  • Support business leaders by providing accurate information for better decision-making

Month end, Quarter end, Year End, and Audit Requirements

  • Work closely with accounting, and the supported business units in each reporting cycle to ensure accurate financial reporting, cost capture and revenue recognition as applicable.
  • Identify areas of inefficiencies in monthly, quarterly and annual processes and offer solutions to improve efficiencies.

Reporting, Documentation & Internal Controls

  • Create new, user-friendly reporting incorporating visuals, such as graphs and waterfall charting.
  • Participate in maintenance of the financial reporting systems, including developing and improving upon custom financial reporting.
  • Contribute towards the development and maintenance of internal controls processes affecting operational finance.
  • Enhance and maintain proper training documentation and cross train with members of the department to provide vacation coverage.

Other Financial or Special Projects

  • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis, modelling, and reporting as needed to support business decisions.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with various business leaders, and Finance team members.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation or enrollment in CPA Professional Education Program required.
  • 2 - 5 Years of experience related to financial reporting and analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) to effectively communicate with individuals at various levels of financial understanding.
  • Strong understanding of financial modelling and the ability to translate operational plans into budgets and forecasts.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve complex analysis.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • High attention to detail and able take on responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Experienced in Excel, Access, and report writing (eg. SQL).
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new financial software; experience with Business World: Unit 4 is considered an asset.

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
  • Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EFAP and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule. 

At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. 

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at  

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.

Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!