On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Financial Analyst.
Financial Analyst Job Description
Financial Analysis & Model Delivery
Prepare results reporting documents and provide ongoing, timely and accurate analysis of financial results to support month-
end and quarter-end close processes.
Support month-end and quarter-end reporting packages and Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS; reviewing all information for reasonableness, escalating any areas of concern and making amendments, if necessary.
Prepare and update process and control related documentation.
Risk Management, Control, and Financial Governance
Manage group attestation for the validity of financial results and highlight significant information including variances and trends.
Prepare journal entries for month-end close.
Identify control risks and gaps; ensure appropriate action plans are in place to address the risk
Provide information and support the process for internal (Corporate and SOX) and external audits, ensuring that requests are managed effectively and efficiently.
Complete / support the regulatory and external reporting requirements ensuring accuracy and timeliness of information.
Client & Relationship Management
Display and encourage appropriate high performance behaviours that reflect our culture.
Act as a subject matter expert to ensure financial information is reported completely and accurately.
Build strong relationships and provide value add advice to ensure financial results are well understood.
Change & Innovation
Optimize the use of new technology and information systems updates to improve processes and system efficiencies
Support the operationalization of change initiatives to ensure optimal effectiveness and efficiency from a finance perspective.
Collaborate with finance colleagues to support changes within the finance team
Identify design, process and other inefficiencies in the analysis and reporting delivery system and suggest improvement or new requirements.
Review financial information prepared by others for reasonableness and flag areas of interest to appropriate stakeholders so that results are understood and opportunities and areas of concern are properly addressed in a timely manner.
Financial Analyst Mandatory Skills
Senior working level of knowledge in a professional / technical field and / or the organizations operating procedures :
Independently conducts moderately complex routine operations and maintenance support activities.
Determines moderately complex customer requirements.
Independently responds to moderately complex queries from internal customers.
Assesses moderately complex customer requests against organization operating policies and procedures and regulatory guidelines and makes recommendations.
Provides input into policy and procedure amendments.
Exhibits critical thinking skills, analytical and integrative skills
Demonstrates solid communication skills (Both written and verbal
Familiarity with structured and unstructured data sets and building financial models
Possess knowledge of design and analysis methodologies to work in an agile environment
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Finance function in financial services
Must have a bachelors degree or diploma in Finance / Business / Commerce, data sciences, engineering, or mathematics
Financial Analyst Nice to Have Skills
Completed an accounting designation e.g. CA, CGA, CMA
Financial Analyst - Assignment Start Date
ASAP 12 months to start
Financial Analyst - Assignment Location