Senior Advisor, Finance Project

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
toronto, Ontario
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Our Utility Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Advisor, Finance Project for a 12+ months of contract role with possibility of extension

As a Senior Advisor, Finance Project, the role requires the ability to organize, lead, and support Finance in the execution of projects that fall outside regular business operations.

Job Responsibilities:  

Organize and plan tasks involved in completing Finance projects

• Initiate scoping work with Finance teams to assess project requirements

• Identify and engage stakeholders and resources in key knowledge areas

• Work with Finance Senior Leaders to ensure alignment with Finance transformation strategies

• Work closely with external consultants and project team to ensure project stays on track

• Analyze issues, carry out research, and identify solutions

• Provide recommendations and maintain documentation to support decision rationale

• Manage multiple deliverables and work directly with teams involved

• Represent Finance in cross-functional teams to achieve strategic objectives

• Work independently on project tasks as assigned

• Support technical initiatives to facilitate process alignment and consolidated management reporting

• Assess requirements, evaluate options, and recommend solutions for Finance teams as part of continuing integration effort

• Provide analytical support in the execution of Finance strategies

• Support the implementation of recommendations resulting from Finance Alignment activities


• Accounting designation required

• Ability to work with a high degree of independence and initiative

• Five to seven years’ experience in Finance

• Extremely organized and capable of balancing multiple priorities

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills combined with business results-oriented approach

• Strong technical skills including advanced Excel skills.

• Excellent problem-solving skills and strong orientation to customer service

• Strong facilitation and negotiation skills



• Project Management Professional (PMP) designation an asset.

• Experience with BPC, SAP, or Oracle

• 10 years+ experience in utility environment with a range of business functions



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