business analyst - senior - financial - edmonton, Edmonton

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Our client is seeking an Senior Business Analyst - with Financial experience consultant on contract for a period of 12 months with possible extension in Edmonton, Alberta.

Reporting to the Program Manager, you will be responsible for the following:


Key Performance Indicators
 Developing and maintaining project Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as schedule, budget, quality, etc. and
 Provide analysis of KPI’s to PM based on guidelines and standards.

Budgets & Financial
 Reconcile monthly expenses to vendor invoices, calculate accrual, update cost and resource management plan sheets to track capital and operating costs;
 Preparing and submitting detailed project financials as required and
 Tracking and reporting project financials.

 Work with Project Manager to draft and maintain project schedules using MS Project;
 Collecting, monitoring, and reporting progress on key milestones, issues, and decisions;

Status Report
 Setup meetings, coordinate/chair (at times) and capture, document, and distribute minutes and meeting outcomes;
 Update meeting lists on Google and maintain minutes documentation;
 Compiling and distributing project status reports (as required) and
 Update Google Sites for work stream activity, i.e. milestones, status reports, action item lists, risks / issue logs and deliverable progress.

Approval Processing
 Distribute information for review and/or approvals at the appropriate phase in the project and ensure the necessary approvals are collected and collated prior to project sign off;

Must Haves

The qualified candidate will possess these skills and qualifications:
 A University Degree in Commerce, Management, and Applied Business Administration with a major in Accounting is required; maybe supported with a CPA designation.
 Expert level skills with financial accounting within Microsoft Excel using pivot tables, Lookup/Reference Functions; such as address(), indirect(), transpose(), h/vlookup(), offset() for data manipulation, and Financial Functions.
 At least ten (10) years of project accounting experience within an active project management office (PMO) or other group responsible for capital projects that includes: financial planning, scheduling, invoice review/reconciliation, creation of PR, PO and JV’s, budgeting, cost performance tracking and NPT reporting.
 Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal is required;
 Must have experience with SAP, Microsoft Excel and G-Suite (G-Mail, Docs, Sheets, io.Draw, Drive and Sites);
 High acumen with Microsoft Office Applications is also expected.

Nice to Haves

Candidates with these skills and qualifications are desired:
 Experience working with Google Sheets, specifically Script Editor and functions like Address(), Importrange(), Indirect(), H/vlookup(), Transpose(),
 Proactive in identifying the needs of the project and ability to overcome potential barriers, to operate and deliver under adverse conditions and

If you feel you are the perfect fit for this role then please contact your Randstad Technologies recruiter today or apply online!

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