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 seasoned finance professional with previous experience in the banking industry? Have you been responsible for handling performance analysis and reporting activities for a large organization? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in a leading corporate environment? If so, we have an amazing 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 6 month assignment, and earn a rate competitive within the industry. As a Financial Analyst you will be responsible for supporting the analysis and reporting on the financial performance and condition of the business. This will include but not be limited to the following:

• Support the successful application of financial solutions to business solutions and the transition to the business for implementation and measurable financial results
• Provide and document monthly analysis of the condition of various areas within the business / function for financial information packages.
• Develop monthly run-rate forecast at a business/group level to support overall financial performance monitoring.

Client & Relationship Management
• Display and encourage appropriate high performance behaviors that reflect our culture
• Participate in interviews, brainstorming sessions and worships with key stakeholders to identify business objectives
• Participate on projects and act as a subject matter expert to ensure financial information is reported completely and accurately
• Build strong relationships and provide value add advice to clients to ensure financial results are well understood and business results optimized.
• Support business / function group financial performance management activities, providing business group decision makers with financial information, advice and counsel.
• Collaborate with business/function leadership teams to proactively identify opportunities and issues that may affect partners/clients

Risk Management, Control, and Financial Governance
• Manage and refine approaches within the function/process by ensuring required policies, processes and controls are implemented and adhered to
• Identify control risks and gaps; ensure appropriate action plans are in place to address the risk
• Foster an environment of continuous improvement towards processes and procedures to identify process improvements/new ideas and adopt best practices
• Ensure adherence to all aspects of First Principles, Our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Corporate Policy, as well as all applicable legislation, regulatory rules and requirements, and Bank standards, P&Ps for such things as potential conflicts of interest, safeguarding of customer information, trading in securities, anti-money laundering, privacy and disclosure of outside business activities.
• Ensure strict confidentiality is maintained for both customer and Bank information to protect the customer and the Bank and to ensure compliance with Bank P&Ps.

Change & Innovation
• Optimize the use of new technology and information systems updates to improve processes and system efficiencies
• Support the operationalization of business/function change initiatives to ensure optimal effectiveness and efficiency from a finance perspective.

• Develop your skills working for on of Canada's Big 5 Banks
• Work full time hours on a 6 month assignment with potential for extension and/or permanence
• Earn a pay rate competitive within the industry
• Downtown Toronto, ON location

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Finance function in financial services
• Completion of an accounting designation e.g. CA, CGA, CMA - NICE TO HAVE
• Familiarity with structured and unstructured data sets
• Exhibits critical thinking skills, analytical and integrative skills
• Demonstrates solid communication skills (Both written and verbal)
• Detailed oriented - extremely accurate
• Strong organizational skills
• Able to work within a team environment
• Team player (lending a help hand when needed)
• Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Finance/Business/Commerce, data sciences, engineering, or mathematics


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