Senior Financial Analyst
Livingston International
Canada,
15d ago

Senior Financial Analyst Toronto Ontario

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We currently have an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst Accounting who will perform month-end accounting close duties, including reconciliations and analysis of assigned general ledger (G / L) accounts.

  • This includes (but not limited to) account reconciliations and analysis of assigned balance sheet accounts and ensuring that they are completed on a timely basis;
  • assists with coaching, training and development of staff; and ensures adherence to accounting principles and standards and internal controls.

    KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares journal entries and other analyses for month-, quarter- and year-end close
  • Prepares reconciliations and analysis of assigned G / L account(s).
  • Prepares reports for Manager and / or Finance team when requested.
  • Reviews assigned balanced sheet accounts, completed by staff, to ensure accuracy of information prior to submitting to the Manager for review and approval.
  • Verifies integrity of financial data in accounting system.
  • Monitors monthly accruals of assigned G / L accounts.
  • Assists staff with the troubleshooting and resolution of issues or problems, when necessary.
  • Assists the Manager with reviewing departmental processes in order to improve efficiencies and to ensure internal controls are being adhered to.
  • Recommends and implements departmental policies and procedures.

  • Assists the Manager to ensure consolidated financial information are completed by the team by the financial reporting deadline date.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors. Responds to inquiries, information and reports, as requested.
  • Participates and / or may lead projects, if required.
  • Trains, mentors and coaches staff on accounts reconciliation and analysis, financial system(s) and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Identifies performance gaps and recommends training, where required, to the Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management. Adheres to established policies and procedures.

    Makes recommendations on improving established policies and procedures.

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Knowledge of applicable accounting guidelines i.e. GAAP and auditing standards
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting systems
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and analyzing account reconciliation
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to implement solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage varying deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to coach, mentor and guide team members
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel
  • Ability to think critically and recommend ideas for improvement on existing established policies and practices
  • EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting / Finance
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in an accounting / finance role reconciling and analyzing accounts
  • CGA / CMA considered an asset
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