Financial Analyst IV (ENBJP00005118)

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
#161292
Recruiter:
Krishna Ganth

Our Oil and Gas client in North York, ON is looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for preparation of timely, accurate and insightful analysis reporting to Managers, Directors and Senior Leadership on financial information relating to Budgets, Forecasts, and Actuals with recommended mitigation strategies to attain financial targets for a 3 months of contract role (high possible to extend for another 12 months).

As a Senior Financial Analyst, here is the description;

  • Work within the Finance team and internal stakeholders to review and submit budgeting, forecasting and other analysis support
  • Identify and/or implement process and system improvements with a focus on simplification;
  • Be a key asset within the Finance team, with proficiency in various systems and applications utilized
  • Ad-hoc analysis for and support as requested by internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for assisting the Manager, Supervisors and Team Leads in providing active financial support and counsel to the various departments supported by Finance.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Provide financial support, analysis and interpretation of financial and operational performance on a timely basis to various internal stakeholders, as required to support their business and strategic decisions;
  • Responsible for performing month-end tasks, budgeting, forecasting, and all variance analysis for the assigned operating group including Operation and Maintenance and Capital financial management to meet established expectations and targets;
  • Responsible for monthly reporting to Managers, Directors and Senior Leadership on financial information relating to Budgets, Forecasts, and Actuals with recommended mitigation strategies to attain financial targets;
  • Provide and recommend, where necessary, a streamlined and common approach to analytics carried out within the operating groups and the dependencies that impact financial outcomes in a timely manner;
  • Develop relationships with the operating groups, particularly with individuals responsible for compilation and assessment of financial data, including forecasts, with a view to understanding and validating the processes used by them in generating their outputs;
  • Working collaboratively with key stakeholders, lead the development of forecasts and the annual budget and long range forecasts;
  • Manipulate and consolidate large sets of data as inputs to various models/processes currently utilized within the team
  • Support peers and other analysts with troubleshooting pre-designed Excel models as needed;
  • Provide ad hoc/off-cycle data, reporting, and analysis as requested, ensuring accurate, relevant information is provided for management decision making;
  • Ensure financial reporting/tracking is consistent with Regulatory framework;
  • Support key SOX controls and Audit requirements;

Scope/Dimensions

  • Responsible for preparation of timely, accurate and insightful analysis reporting to Managers, Directors and Senior Leadership on financial information relating to Budgets, Forecasts, and Actuals with recommended mitigation strategies to attain financial targets

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • University Business degree required
  • 2+ years of experience with business performance analytics related roles
  • Ability to manipulate large sets of data from various sources and draw conclusions
  • Create, maintain and troubleshoot Excel models to streamline repetitive processes
  • Highly analytical with the ability to communicate findings and recommendations to non-financially literate stakeholders
  • Good working knowledge of SAP, Oracle and Hyperion preferred
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel and working knowledge of VBA considered a key asset
  • Microsoft Access and SQL considered a key asset
  • Self-starter – ability to think critically and is able to identify and resolve issues with minimal guidance
  • Proven team player, with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships;
  • Strong demonstrated competencies in interpersonal skills, oral and written communications, persuasion and influencing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience with prioritizing work and implementing processes and ongoing process improvements to streamline and optimize work
  • Finance related designation (CMA, CA, CPA, CGA, or MBA) preferred

 

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