Financial Analyst
Ontario Physiotherapy Association
Vancouver, Canada
1d ago

Job Posting Job ID : 37225 Location : Vancouver - Point Grey Campus Employment Group : Management&Professional (AAPS) Job Category : Accounting Classification Title : Accounting, Level B Business Title : Financial Analyst VP / Faculty : VP Finance and Operations Department : Financial Ops - Fin Systems Salary Range : $66,787.

00 (minimum) - $80,176.00 (midpoint) - $96,212.00 (maximum) Full / Part Time : Full-Time Desired Start Date : 2020 / 04 / 01 Job End Date : 2020 / 12 / 31 Funding Type : Budget Funded Closing Date : 2020 / 03 / 30 Available Openings : 1 Return to Previous Page Guiding principle : "Midpoint" of the hiring salary range means the individual possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience.

Job Summary The Financial Analyst performs a variety of complex accounting and reporting tasks as well as financial analyses to support and streamline procure to pay (P2P) operations.

  • Major responsibilities include analyzing existing workflows and outputs; making recommendations to enable the procure to pay section to work effectively;
  • monitoring internal controls and ensuring compliance with GAAP, policies, procedures and tax regulations; developing and maintaining policy and procedure manuals;
  • acting as a campus tax resource for HST / GST / PST issues; performing complex reconciliation's; implementing risk-based audits on transactions;
  • developing management reporting on data integrity; testing operational improvements to systems; providing technical support for our document management system, ImageNow, users and distributed users of FMS, procurement and payment modules;
  • working with procure to pay managers to ensure efficient processes, and performing other related duties. Organizational Status The Financial Analyst reports to the Financial Systems Manager, but works independently and in collaboration with managers and staff members.

    The Financial Anaylst will serve as the primary liaison for payment and procurement monthly, quarterly and year-end procedures.

    The Financial Analyst interacts with internal and external contacts, such as the Canada Revenue Agency, the University's external auditors, government agencies and other organizations, on financial, accounting, audit and tax-related matters.

    Work Performed -Develop, implement, conduct and review monitoring reports on Procure to Pay transactions such as purchase order invoices, requisition for payments including travel advances, claims and clearances, moving and relocation fund claims, journal vouchers and cash receipts and tax related to purchases to ensure adherence to the University policies and procedures and to GAAP and tax regulations.

  • Develop management reporting associated with data integrity and daily operational control of the section.
  • Assess, evaluate and recommend accounting internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Design and conduct training on FMS procure to pay modules, accounting procedures, policies and document imaging systems.
  • Develop and document departmental procedural and operational manuals.
  • Test and recommend operational improvements to current systems.
  • Provide technical support to ImageNow users and the distributed users of the FMS procure to pay system.
  • Answer queries from, and provide training to, internal and external parties regarding payment processing policies and procedures.
  • Interpret accounting procedures and reporting guidelines, and provide financial advice to directors, managers, supervisors and staff.
  • Ensure that HST / GST / PST are self-assessed and paid according to tax regulations.
  • Assist the Procure to Pay management team with variance analysis on the operating budget.
  • Monitor and reconcile the AP sub-ledger, outstanding travel advances, UBC Visa card clearing account and other AP accounts.
  • Maintain current knowledge of and ensure compliance to GAAP, University policies and procedures, Canada Revenue Agency regulations on the issuance of tax slips, audit requirements, and other relevant federal and provincial regulations.
  • Provide insight into significant financial risks and make practical recommendations to reduce risk, improve operational performance and increase management confidence.
  • Perform year-end procedures to ensure appropriate AP accruals and PO roll-over.
  • Lead moderately complex projects under broad directives from the Financial Systems Manager
  • Perform other related duties as required. Supervision Received The Financial Analyst works independently under broad directives from the Financial Systems Manager.
  • Work is reviewed in terms of service provided to the P2P team and other UBC units, soundness of judgment, adherence to deadlines, achievement of objectives, and overall effectiveness of analytical and problem-solving skills demonstrated.

    Supervision Given N / A Consequence of Error / Judgement Accuracy and timeliness are essential as errors and delays may result in financial loss and disrepute to the University.

    Failure to adhere to GAAP, policies, procedures and tax regulations may damage the University's reputation and potentially expose the University to legal liability.

    Qualifications Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) modules.

    Minimum of three years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous accounting experience in a complex organization is an asset.

    Experience with PeopleSoft FMS or equivalent. Working experience with tax regulations. Knowledge of internal controls required.

    Knowledge of University policies and procedures preferred. Advanced spreadsheet (Excel) skills required. VBA and ACL knowledge preferred.

    Strong process development skills and multi-tasking capabilities. Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.

    Ability to work both independently and within a team environment. Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.

    Ability to maintain accuracy, and to demonstrate strong initiative, work ethics and integrity. Ability to see the big picture without sacrificing attention to details.

    Knowledge of internal controls required. Knowledge of University policies and procedures preferred. Advanced spreadsheet (Excel) skills required.

    Strong process development skills and multi-tasking capabilities. Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.

    Ability to work both independently and within a team environment. Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.

    Ability to maintain accuracy, and to demonstrate strong initiative, work ethics and integrity. Ability to see the big picture without sacrificing attention to details. .

    Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.

    We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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