Senior Financial Analyst in New Westminster at Aston Carter

Posted: 3/25/2020

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Job Summary

Our client is looking to add a contract senior financial analyst to their FP&A team for a 3 month contract and could extend based on project needs and contractor performance. This contract can also lead to an full time role.

The core need of this contractor is to help their finance team within reporting, budgeting, forecasting and will be liaising with non financial departments. Additional Ad-Hoc reporting and analysis request have come down due to COVID-19. Our client has the ability to on-board remotely, although the selected candidate would likely have to go to the office to collect the laptop.

This Analyst will be working within the FP&A team. This group is responsible for the reporting side of our client's financial. This position is open to due a movement from an employee to another department.

Must Have Experience:
- 2+ Years in an FP&A role, or Reporting Role in an large organization (100M$+)
- 5+ years post degree experience
- Experience (Hands on) with Budgeting and Forecasting
- Experience in a Large Complex Environment
- Accounting Designation or MBA
- Advance Excel (v-look ups, pivot and sum ifs)
- Strong Communication & business writing skills (solid grammar/spelling - experience doing a write up; MD&A, Year End Performance, Written Responses / Presenting information with Word, Powerpoint to executive level)
- Exceptionally organized

Key Accountability's:
- Provides consolidated financial data and related resources for the development and reporting of annual operating budget, capital program, 10-Year Investment Plan and quarterly forecasts; identifies opportunities to enhance financial outlooks, and other financial analysis tasks and projects.

- Advises department / project managers on financial issues and assumptions that will impact budget and capital requirements; develops detailed budget instructions; provides guidance and direction to relevant staff members on operating and capital related matters.

- Identifies opportunities to enhance financial outlooks, other tasks and projects; forecasts and plans resources for complex projects or initiatives and prepares various monthly reports and executive dashboards to assist in insightful decision making. Develops various reports such as those related to projects, programs and other corporate financial reports in order to support the business units achieve their enterprise objectives.

- Works closely with business units / Project Managers on their submitted financial information and other data ensuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with corporate guidelines and determining reasons for change from previous year's budget; provides ongoing support to the units by responding to their financial data requests and addresses any related matters.

- Analyzes financial impacts of opportunities for improving efficiency's; creates financial models to analyze and track key business drivers and initiatives and prepares recommendations to relevant managers; reviews and analyzes financial and performance metric variances against historic trends, strategic plan, budget and forecast to develop business cases for process improvements.

- Prepares executive briefing material; assists in preparing drafts for the annual operating budget, quarterly forecasts, and capital reports to the Board; participates in special projects, including providing financial analysis services to various project teams.

- Analyses revenue trends, highlighting any red flags, and recommending solutions as and when required.

- Develops quarterly forecasts and the annual budget for corporate revenue, identifies revenue risks and formulates mitigation strategies.

- Contributes in the development and implementation of new revenue programs and in the ongoing management of the existing revenue sources. Recommends solutions to problems and involves in ensuring adequate closure of issues in implementation and execution of these programs

À propos d'Aston Carter:

Aston Carter, une division d'Aerotek, est un fournisseur d'envergure mondiale de services de recrutement et de dotation de personnel pour les sociétés à la recherche de professionnels du milieu des affaires hautement spécialisés. Aerotek est une société en exploitation d'Allegis Group, un fournisseur multinational de solutions en matière de talent.

Aston Carter s'engage fermement à offrir un service de premier ordre aux clients et aux professionnels du milieu des affaires dans un vaste éventail de disciplines, notamment la comptabilité, la finance, la gouvernance ainsi que la gestion du risque et de la conformité. Avec plus de 60 bureaux en Europe, Asie et Amérique du Nord, Aston Carter offre une expertise locale, régionale et mondiale pour répondre aux besoins uniques de ses clients.

Reconnu "best of staffing" par nos clients et le talent que nous recrutons, Aston Carter s'engage à livrer un service hors pair a tous nos partenaires d'affaire.

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

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Eoin Riddell