financial analyst, Toronto

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toronto, ontario
finance and accounting
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randstad canada
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Are you a financial analyst with a strong technical acumen and experience working with a variety of analytics tools? Are you looking for a new opportunity to continue to develop your knowledge and skills within the financial services industry? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you! We are currently looking for a Financial Analyst to support our client, a leading Canadian Bank, in their downtown Toronto office.

In this role you will work full time hours on a 12 month assignment, and earn a rate competitive within the industry. As a Financial Analyst you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of all finance master data and hierarchies used in the enterprise in order to proactively meet the requirements for business financial reporting. This will include but not be limited to:

Hierarchy – Development and Maintenance Service Delivery :
• Responsible for successful delivery of hierarchy rule configurations, validations and table maintenance in compliance with Bank infrastructure and governance requirements across all systems in scope of Operation Support.
• This includes monitoring and managing deliverables, tracking and resolution of issues and managing relationships with internal business partners and stakeholders.
• Perform maintenance of all miscellaneous financial and system tables as needed
• Identify and resolve hierarchy production issues both independently and in conjunction with business and technical subject matter experts in order to meet finance production schedules and reporting deadlines.
• Collaborate with finance end users, other members of the Finance Technology Transformation team and Technology & Operations and various other stakeholders to identify Hierarchy related needs to develop appropriate long and short term strategies and tactical plans for deliverables.

Risk Management and Control:
• Develop, implement and assess balance and control mechanisms to ensure sufficient controls and safeguards to mitigate financial/operational/regulatory/reputation loss or damage and prevent / minimize delays in the time-sensitive production cycle

Production Support:
• Provide production support, troubleshooting and escalation as necessary for hierarchy-related issues to meet the requirements of the production schedules to minimize impact to financial reporting.
• Liaise with Technology & Operations during investigations and escalations to identify root causes of production issues and participate in the development and implementation of corrective action plans

Change & Innovation
• Improve operational methods and workflows by identifying, recommending and implementing process improvements.
• Identify recurring issues and initiate system or process improvements, as applicable.
• Ensure continuous improvement of processes and procedures to enhance efficiency and maintain flexibility in order to sustain and exceed the increasing complexity of business requirements

• Develop your skills working for one of Canada's big 5 banks
• Work full time hours on a 12 month assignment with potential for extension or permanence
• Earn a pay rate competitive within the industry
• Downtown Toronto location

• 4-5 years of experience in a financial institution services environment
• Good knowledge of the banking financial systems
• Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely
• Knowledge and exposure to SAP tools and systems preferred
• Strong technical skills (SQL, MS Excel, MS Access, VBA)
• Highly developed facilitation, resource management, project management, communication, coaching and mentoring skills
• Strong understanding of the bank’s financial databases
• Strong relational database skills
• Understanding of end-to-end process management
• Strong knowledge of and experience with complex information systems and of the Bank’s organization structure
• Good knowledge of information concepts, flows and corporate financial information systems
• Good knowledge of control and governance frameworks


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