Financial Business Analyst
Toronto, Ontario
1d ago

Job Description

Based at our Naperville headquarters, and reporting to the CFO in Toronto, Canada, you be the sole finance support for the Kinectrics U.

S. division - Kinectrics AES, Inc. a trusted provider of design engineering services to energy and utility companies.

As a key member of the KAES team, you will report on and provide insight into monthly and annual financial results, business unit costs, and budget variances to the VP of U.

S. Operations and the CFO.

Key Responsibilities Include :

  • Support the KAES Business Unit 's financial operations by providing timely and accurate reporting and business analysis that will be used to better enable the company to grow the profitability of the business.
  • Prepare and coordinate budgets, business plans and forecast.
  • Be the SAP business process owner for the PS (Project Systems) module.
  • Coordinate finance activities for month end, year-end, etc.
  • Apply appropriate revenue recognition to the projects.
  • Analyze trends and data used in preparing forecasts of expenses and cash flows for the division.
  • Review and analyze financial results and variances from budget for KAES and make suggestions for improvements or cost savings.
  • Review and investigate general ledger information and provide appropriate charge numbers.
  • Provide both month to month financial data and trends and explain financial processes to engineering staff.
  • Assist in the preparation of business cases for fixed asset acquisitions for KAES.
  • Assist in financial presentations for Kinectrics AES.
  • Prepare costing and billing analysis for CEO department manager presentations.
  • Act as backup support for other business analysts for vacation, illness etc.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Selection Criteria

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience at a senior level in an accounting department.
  • Advanced knowledge / experience working with SAP is required (PS, SD, FICO).
  • Requires a strong knowledge of accounting, finance and economics.
  • Requires knowledge of business systems, controls and reporting systems.
  • Requires experience in budgeting, accounting policies and procedures, systems and costing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of attention to detail and ability to self-check work required.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with attention to detail and an ability to work independently
  • Proven ability to respond within short time constraints and meet deadlines, while maintaining accuracy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
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