Title: Senior Finance Analyst- Corporate Reporting
Location: Remote/Virtual (Canada)
Employment status: Permanent, full time
Salary band: $56,402 – $82,253 /year
The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) – one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet and an awardee on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022 – is seeking a Senior Finance Analyst- Corporate Reporting to join our Finance team.
We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons who share our values and want to contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace to apply.
The incumbent is responsible for performing duties related to the financial reporting and analysis functions of the Society. The incumbent prepares monthly consolidated financial reports, annual returns and specialized reports as required and communicates extensively with departmental, geographic & program leads across the country regarding current, budgeted and projected financial information.
In this role, you will :
Responsibility 1 – Financial Reporting & Analysis – Consolidated/Corporate
- Prepares the consolidated balance sheet and related schedules on a monthly, quarterly and year end basis.
- Analyses and prepares narrative/variance analysis reports to accompany this balance sheet package.
- Prepares the audited format of the Society’s financial statements, monthly, quarterly and at year end.
- Prepares/analyses the cash and investment rebalancing on a monthly basis ensuring all funds held by the Society are balanced and accurate.
- Prepares any other consolidated or corporate financial reports as required along with any applicable analysis.
- Prepares the T3010 charity tax return on a bi-annual and annual basis providing analysis as required.
- Prepares the Pension Statements for the CRC Pension Fund on a quarterly basis, providing analysis as required.
- Prepares audit working papers.
Responsibility 2: Provincial Reporting & Analysis
- Prepares and provides provincial monthly financial reports as necessary adding any analysis needed to aid in geographical VP (or their team’s) decision making.
- Prepares any needed provincial worksheets during the annual budget process.
- Produces General Ledger and Operating Statement reports for analysis on an adhoc basis for funding opportunities at the provincial level.
- Creates customized statements and/or spreadsheets tailored for provincial needs.
- Attends provincial SLT meetings to ensure knowledgeable of the provincial needs of Finance.
- Acts as a liaison for provincial staff that do not have a specific finance lead but want a more general view of the Province and not program specific.
- Works closely with the Program Finance teams to ensure completeness and accuracy in both the provincial reports and analytics.
Responsibility 3 – Balance sheet & Other Departmental analysis.
- Analyzes balance sheet account balances as assigned, through the use of detailed general ledger listings on a monthly basis to ensure account balances are reasonable, and transactions are accurate and complete.
- Identifies any errors or omissions and prepares correcting journal entries, as required.
- Ensures general ledger is updated as required.
- Liaises with Departmental and Program staff to confirm account balances as well as to investigate and rectify discrepancies.
- Identifies deficiencies in transactional processes and recommends areas of improvement.
- Ensures the monthly general ledger process occurs as scheduled.
- Performs other transactional and account reviews and reporting as requested by senior management.
- Supports internal and external audits as needed
Responsibility 4: Employees and Volunteers at every level are responsible for safe work practices and to adhere to practices outlined in their applicable provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act.
- Participates and promotes completion of mandatory health and safety education/orientation.
- Participates and promotes respectful communication between all personnel and clients to promote a healthy and safe workplace.
- Aware of and adheres to policies and procedures related to health, safety and quality matters to ensure employee, volunteer, and client safety.
- Ensures all near-misses and incidents are promptly and accurately reported to Supervisor or designate.
- Ensures proper and required usage of job specific personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Addresses concerns of PPE non-compliance with Supervisor or designate.
- Participates in discussions regarding safety awareness during team meetings.
- As applicable, completes safety audits and ensures that corrective action plans are completed for identified safety concerns and/or hazards.
Responsibility 5: Support other Red Cross initiatives, as needed, to provide for a coordinated team effort to meeting the needs of the most vulnerable in the community.
- Participate in disaster planning, preparation and response as needed.
- Perform other duties as required.
What we are looking for:
- Completion of a university degree in Finance, Business Administration and a CPA designation (or near completion).
- 3-5 years of job-related experience.
- Strong knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, techniques and policies.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Superior time management and organizational skills reflected in the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
- Strong attention to detail, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision, and collaboratively within a team.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills (English required and French is an asset) including the ability to communicate effectively with senior management.
- The majority of the work is performed in an environment which is mostly clean and comfortable .
- Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
- If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
- Full vaccination against COVID-19 may be requested to participate in in-person activities.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible – those who apply after the selection process has started may be held for a second review if needed OR reviewed for alternative roles. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply and thank you in advance.
If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.