Robert Half International Financial Analyst in Ottawa, Ontario


Our well-respected client is looking to add a Financial Analyst to their dynamic finance team. As the Financial Analyst in this role, you will be focusing in Project Reporting and Modelling. Your responsibilities will include the following:

*Provide support to project teams on complex analysis, such as bid scoring, risk analysis, cash flow and template design; *Validate project monthly closure by reviewing and posting project related entries; *Support business development by creating financial models for bids; *Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports; *Conduct monthly reviews on the project?s earnings and expenditures; *Review sub-contractors and consultants? agreements and compensation rates, and determine overhead rates; *Develop and maintain written project policies and procedures; *Contribute to project planning and support (financial and technical) as required; *Perform variance analysis, KPI reviews and other analytical tasks; *Prepare fixed assets continuity schedule, other various monthly reconciliations and journal entries; *Ad-hoc analysis, including foreign exchange entries, and exposure analysis; *Participate in and support the budget and forecast preparation; *Work on the implementation of a variety of projects as needed; and, *Multi-site support and ability to work from other offices as requested.


The ideal candidate will have the following:

*Minimum of a bachelor?s degree in accounting or a related field; and, *CPA designation can be considered as an asset. *Must be eligible to obtain the Government of Canada?s Reliability Status Clearance level; and, *Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. *Minimum 5 years of experience in a fast and complex environment, experience in project planning and analysis, risk management and project management; *International accounting knowledge (IFRS, US GAAP, ASPE) and FX management experience; and, *Experience in managing multiple, cross-functional systems development projects that span multiple years. *Bilingualism ? French and English (spoken and written); *Excellent written and oral communication skills are required; *Expert knowledge of integrated financial systems, business processes and management systems, and familiarity with business intelligence tools; *Ability to research information and develop a solution and/or recommendation; *Financial modelling related to multi-year projects, or other large-scale and complex situations; *Autonomous person with demonstrated skills in planification and time management; and, *Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge required, with VBA coding considered an asset.

For more information on this role, please call and connect with us at 613-236-4253 or email your resume to [email protected]!

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Salary: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year

Location: Ottawa, ON

Date Posted: December 10, 2018

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 05030-0010755647

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance