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Seneca College

Senior Financial Analyst

Canada-Ontario-Markham

17A-1036-1523910

Job Description

Title Senior Financial Analyst
Job ID 17A-1036
Campus/Site Markham Campus
Job Classification Administrative
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Senior Manager of Financial Analysis, Budgets and Systems, the incumbent will provide support to the Senior Manager and for the day-to-day functions of the “Budget Office”. In addition, the incumbent will provide financial analysis and reporting support and solutions to the Finance Team and Internal Departments within the College. Responsibilities include management of full-time staffing budgets, employee access to financial systems; systems troubleshooting; financial analysis of actual-to-budget results; budget to budget comparisons; program costing; break-even analysis; cash flow, capital expenditures and operations modelling.
Responsibilities • Supports Integrated Planning Process calendar of activities on an annual basis
• Accountable for the management of full-time staffing budgets; generation and confirmation of bi-weekly payroll entries
• Ensures Finance support desk tickets are managed on a timely basis
• Prepares monthly financial status on Capital Budgets
• Provides recommendations for system integration between PeopleSoft HR, Campus and Finance. Troubleshoots, tests and validates system enhancements
• Supports monthly operating forecasts using the Budget Tool; prepares commentary on year-to-date results and forecasts for deans/directors
• Provides training, assistance and support to College faculties and departments in preparing annual budgets
• Ensures Budget requirements for College departments are accurate and complete within the Budget Tool
• Prepares analysis and supporting schedules for Budget approval meetings
• Prepares reports and variance analysis for the Senior Manager of Financial Analysis, Budgets and Systems, the Director of Finance and VP Finance and Administration

Responsibilities subsequent to Budget Approval
• Prepares supporting schedules for operating budgets, including salaries, leases and capital expenditures
• Provides analysis of actual-to-budget and budget-to-budget variances for enrolment, staffing, capital and operating budgets.
• Prepares monthly forecasts and commentary on operating results for deans/directors
• Prepares supplementary program costing analysis for deans/directors
• Conducts multiple analysis and modelling as assigned by Sr. Manager\Director of Finance
• Assists Senior Manager in identifying areas of financial risks e.g. cost overruns; program profitability etc.
• Assists in updating training documents; documenting business processes, operating procedures and finance policies
• Models potential financial outcomes on new initiatives
Qualifications • Completed four-year degree in Business Administration or a related discipline required. If in another field of study, state how education is related.
• CPA, CMA, CGA or CA designation, in good standing is required.
• A minimum of five years’ relevant work experience developing, maintaining and controlling multi-divisional budgets and financial systems
• Advanced working knowledge/competence in the use of integrated financial systems and data management software tools to perform comprehensive analytical review procedures
• Demonstrated understanding of financial analytics, planning and forecasting techniques, as well as business processes
• Exceptional analytical skills combined with intuition and creativity
• Ability to resolve issues independently, with limited supervision by senior management
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to explain accounting procedures to non-financial personnel (i.e. Chairs, Managers and Coordinators) across the diverse College community
• Evidence of sensitivity to the issues of working within a multicultural environment
• Excellent human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able student and staff population
Required Date ASAP
Posting Date July 14, 2017
Closing Date July 26, 2017
To Apply
Click on “Apply Now” below.  Applications must be submitted online by the closing date and must include a covering letter and resume (as one document) in Word or pdf format. 
 
Note: A skills assessment may be administered and proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
 
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Interested Applicants: please apply at http://www.senecacollege.ca/careers/currentcareers.html


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Seneca College
Posting Date: 18-Jul-2017Financial Services Permanent, Full-Time Open 1Member or Student ASAP
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