Financial Analyst I
BGIS
Mississauga, CA
1d ago

SUMMARY

The Financial Analyst I provides standard transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle for a single portfolio or business unit.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides standard transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle (i.e. validating an Accounts Payable invoice, expense reports and timesheets;
  • booking the fixed management fee and basic accruals).

  • Prepares and gathers data to support proper transaction reporting.
  • Prepares basic bank reconciliations.
  • Prepares month end journal entries.
  • Enters data to sub ledger systems.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records for audits. Gathers audit support data upon request. Documentation is reviewed prior to submission.
  • Reviews and enters time cards and / or p-cards transactions.
  • Codes and validates expense reports, vendor invoices and procurement cards.
  • Prepares routine client invoices.
  • Identifies issues or discrepancies in basic transactional accounting.
  • Prepares basic memos and provides basic variance explanations.
  • Works with I.T. on RealSuite set up for new buildings’ operations and maintenance projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • FINANCE SPECIFIC-JOB SCOPE / DEFINITION

    Portfolio Scope / Complexity

  • Single portfolio
  • Standard transactions
  • Complexity of Accounting

  • Basic transactional accounting within a single business unit
  • Prepares month end journal entries to support proper transaction reporting
  • Basic understanding of the interactions between sub ledger and general ledger
  • Understanding of audit requirements.
  • Involvement in Full Cycle Accounting

  • Transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle (i.e. validating an Accounts Payable invoice, expense reports and timesheets;
  • booking the fixed management fee and basic accruals)

    Preparation of Financial Information

  • Prepares and gathers data to support proper transaction reporting
  • Reporting Audience / User of Financial Information

  • Internal vertical reporting
  • Audit Support

  • Maintains accurate and complete records for audits
  • Gathers audit support data upon request
  • Documentation is reviewed prior to submission
  • Operations vs. Strategic Decisions

  • Support operational decisions
  • Minimal impact
  • Problem Solving

  • Identification of issues or discrepancies in basic transactional accounting
  • Interaction with Client / Management

  • Some client / vendor interaction with transactional level client representatives to provide data
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION : University degree in Finance / Accounting

    JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE : More than one year up to three years

    Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.
  • Ability to prepare month end journal entries to support proper transaction reporting
  • Basic understanding of the interactions between sub ledger and general ledger
  • Understanding of audit requirements
  • Ability to identify issues or discrepancies in basic transactional accounting
  • Ability to communicate processes and procedures within the team and to internal customers
  • Ability to prepare basic memos and provide basic variance explanations.
  • Entry level knowledge of current accounting systems and MS Office suite of software
  • Strong excel skills (ex. pivots, vlookup, sumif, etc.)
  • Bilingualism in French and English is an asset
  • Licenses and / or Professional Accreditation

  • Completion of Accounting designation program (CGA, CMA, CPA)
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