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Financial Analyst

Location: CAN - ON - Barrie
Empl./Engagement Status: Permanent Full Time
Empl./Engagement Duration: Permanent
Closing Date: Until filled

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Description

Join the world’s largest humanitarian network

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a Financial Analyst.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance, Community Health & Wellness, you will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, reconciling and completing monthly reports ensuring accuracy of financial records for internal & external parties in accordance with the accounting principles with Canadian Red Cross, established policies and procedures, relevant legislation, government guidelines, local contract requirements and audit requirements.

You will enjoy:

Culture: an organization that is guided by by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality

Flexibility: alternative work arrangements and paid time off for those “life happens moments”

Employee Benefits:  comprehensive health and dental plan, pension plan with matching contributions and competitive vacation entitlements

Meaningful Work:  the opportunity to grow and learn through meaningful work at one of Canada’s largest non-profit organizations

Who you are:

  • You are adaptive – you have good judgment and the ability to make recommendations and support them

  • You are a strong communicator – you are able to adapt your communication style to work collaboratively with all levels of an organization

  • You are an analyst – you are highly data driven, process focused, a critical thinker and a problem solver

In this role you will:

  • Reconcile bank accounts daily or weekly to the general ledger.

  • Investigate, identify and research any misplaced items for all bank accounts, collaborating as necessary with Accounts Receivable and Donation Processing teams.

  • Reconcile bank accounts daily or weekly (depending on volume of transactions) to the general ledger. In

  • Participate in general ledger accounting support during the month end close process.

  • Provide support to management regarding all financial reporting responsibilities.

  • Monitor petty cash, postage and printing in the Ontario region, ensuring any journal entries and reports are prepared as required.

  • Handle any vendor invoices.

  • Liaise with vendors for office equipment and document shredding/archiving.

  • Support internal and external audits as needed.

  • Identify deficiencies in accounting processes and recommends areas of improvement

  • Analyse balance sheet account balances on a monthly basis.

  • Liaise with Departmental and Program staff to confirm account balances as well as investigate and rectify discrepancies.

  • Identify any errors or omissions and prepares correcting journal entries as required.

  • Prepares monthly reconciliation reports with clear and concise information

We’re looking for:

  • Post-secondary education or University degree in Finance, Business Administration or a related field

  • Three to five years of work-related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, techniques and policies.

  • Superior organization and time management skills reflected in ability to prioritize and multi-task.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to problem-solve and think outside the box.

  • Professionalism and strong interpersonal skills; able to work collaboratively within a team and build positive relationships.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and take initiative as necessary.

  • Good judgment and ability to make recommendations and support them.

  • Superior Excel skills.

  • Experience with AX Dynamics would be an asset.

  • Fluency in both official languages would be an asset

 

The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer,  while we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 

We kindly ask not to send in duplicate copies of your resume. No phone calls please.

 

 

 


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