|Reference # :||19-03315||Title :||Finance Analyst|
|Location :||Ottawa, ON|
|Position Type :||Part Time/Contract|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||04/08/2019 / 04/07/2020|
|Finance Analyst - 31118|
Duration: 1 year
Work Location: Ottawa
Reporting to the Senior Manager, CAMS Consolidated Management Reporting, the Finance Analyst is primarily responsible for aggregating, validating and ensuring the integrity of CAMS level financial information. The Analyst supports the Senior Analysts and Senior Manager in executing on the mandate of the group by providing relevant, accurate and timely reporting and analysis. The Analyst also adds value by recognizing opportunities for process improvements, possessing the analytical ability to read and understand financial information and being interested in continually improving the performance of the group.
?Develop Excel based reporting tools that facilitate planning, forecasting, monthly results reporting, variance commentary, stress testing and other core activities of the group;
?Maintain a comprehensive, accurate and robust repository of performance related information that can be leveraged for ad hoc reporting and analysis as required;
?Develop relevant working relationships with contacts in CAMS business finance areas in order to support consolidation and performance variance explanation;
?Be flexible in addressing ad hoc inquiries for reporting or analysis as required;
?Develop a working level knowledge of CAMS businesses in order to validate the plan/forecast and monthly results inputs;
?Employ various internal controls as a means of ensuring all reported information is up to date and accurate while taking ownership of all CAMS financial information;
?Continually and proactively seek to improve internal processes for consolidating and reporting.
?This role is crucial to the efficient and effective operation of the group and is best suited to a talented individual that takes pride in their work, understands the importance of maintaining reporting integrity and is interested in being exposed to a dynamic and growing business.
?1-2+ yrs Finance Analyst exp. in a mgt. reporting env. (pref. within credit card industry)
?Strong PowerPoint skills (To tell a story out of the info. & display trends in a visual format) - VERY IMPORTANT!
?Strong Communication skills (For clear and concise reporting) - VERY IMPORTANT!
?Advanced Excel (V-look ups; Pivot tables; Formulas)
?Exp. working with large amounts of financial information in Excel
?Exp. working with multiple workbooks & spreadsheets & ensure they talk to each other
?Exp. with monthly/quarterly reporting cycles & (month end closes)
?Exp. working with balance sheets & income statements; general ledger reporting system
?Exp. with process documentation
NICE TO HAVE:
?Exp. with Hyperion 11, Oracle, & Essbase
?Exp. working within credit card industry
?Exp. working within finance industry
?Strong time management skills with the ability to work effectively under firm timeframes
?Proactive self-starter with the ability to identify process issues and to quickly and effectively resolve as appropriate; and
?Possess a strong desire to learn, contribute and improve the decision making process.
?Meticulous (changes may happen one month to the next; update worksheets; lots of detail; detail oriented; loads of info. in work books; errors are very glaring)