analyst - financial planning and analysis, Calgary

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calgary, alberta
finance and accounting
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randstad canada
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Are you an accounting professional with 3 - 5 years of experience in a corporate environment? Have you previously been responsible for handling budgeting and forecasting activities? Are you looking for an opportunity to further develop your skills in a leading environment? If so, look no further as this may be an excellent opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for an Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis to support our client, a leading Canadian O&G firm, in their downtown Calgary office. In this role you will work full time hours on a 12 month assignment, and earn a rate competitive within the industry. As an Analyst - FP&A you will play an active role in the development and analysis of financial plans (Forecasts, Budget and Long Range Planning) and in maintaining data integrity for chosen company businesses. This will include but not be limited to:

• Complete monthly variance reports in a tight time line for Senior management.
• Identify and resolve process issues encountered as well as identify and clearly and succinctly communicate emerging business trends and issues noted to management
• Coordinate in their assigned areas, the development of forecasts, budgets and long range plan projections of Centralized Services Costs and their allocations to business units.
• Collaborate with Centralized Services groups in driving a disciplined analysis of financial results and prepare reports with actuals to budget variances for presentation to senior management.
• Support other ad-hoc enquiries as needed; develop and maintain expertise at understanding the complex principal business drivers within the Centralized Services and other operating business segments. This will require the development of strong, cooperative working relationships with business units.
• Demonstrate a high degree of competency in various analytical tools including Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, Index, Match, VLOOKUP, Logical functions, etc.), Hyperion Planning and Essbase systems and recommend enhancements to the systems.
• Comprehensively analyze and interpret projected results and ensure trends are substantiated and grounded in principle in order to provide senior management with an understanding of issues to allow them to take appropriate action where required.
• Identify process improvement opportunities within the FP&A group and propose solutions.

• Develop your skills in a leading and well recognized organization
• Full time hours on a 12 month assignment
• Earn a rate competitive within the industry
• Downtown Calgary location

• Professional Accounting Designation.
• 3-5 years of post designation experience.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills complemented by excellent attention to detail.
• Works well within a multi-disciplinary team environment, with an ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships.
• Highly proficient in the use of Excel; prior experience with major ERP systems an asset.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with a results oriented business approach.
• Experience working with Hyperion


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