Financial Analyst

Brampton, ON, Canada

Reporting to the Controller, the Financial Analyst is responsible for the accounting, analysis and reporting of sales and/or expenses activity of group companies. He/She will support business partners by providing accounting and financial guidance, delivering high quality services in an efficient manner, and act as backup for AP and AR functions. He/She will be required to perform various accounting functions independently. RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting – 50% · Reconcile and adjust various balance sheet accounts, including banks, receivables, prepaid and accrued liabilities. · Responsible of recording capitalized project spending, fixed assets, intangibles and related depreciation · Reconcile auxiliary sub-ledgers to the general ledger · Assist in the control and reconciliation of intercompany transactions. · Provide analyses of movements within various accounts, including balance sheet, direct costs and indirect costs · Provide support with the month-end closing process. · Assist with audits by providing required supporting documentation. · Manage and maintain efficient and accurate filing.

Operations Support – 40% · Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. · Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile transactions. · Analyze complex financial transactions · Monitor monthly expenses and alert business partners and the Finance team of any unusual activities and/or variances. · Collaborate closely with the other departments to liaise and share information. · Carry out other accounting-related tasks as needed. Continuous Improvement – 10% · Assist with streamlining work processes and recommending procedures to ensure maximum efficiency. · Assist the Finance team in the development and optimization of systems. · Participate in creating, drafting and maintaining policies and procedures. · Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience Qualifications · Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, or a related field · Professional designation (CPA / CA, CMA, CGA) or working towards it, professional qualifications back home is an asset. · A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role. · Experience in food industry an asset. · Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. · Familiarity with accounting software (Business Central), an asset. · Good English written and spoken communication skills. Skills · Strong sense of responsibility and accountability. · Have experience working in AR and AP department. · Strong manufacturing accounting knowledge i.e standard costing, inventory valuation, cycle count etc. · Exceptional organizational skills and ability to work independently. · Ability to prioritize and handle multiple simultaneous assignments. · Highly structured, analytical, and detail-oriented · Comfortable working in a fast-paced and high-volume environment · Work independently as well as in a team environment · Good interpersonal skills



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