senior financial analyst, Toronto

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Do you have in-depth accounting and financial analysis experience, specifically within the capital markets industry? Have you previously supported both regular capital markets accounting and project based activities within a large organization? Are you looking for a new opportunity to further develop your skills in a corporate environment? If so, look no further as we have an excellent opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to support our client, a leading Canadian bank, in their Downtown Toronto office (WFH until further notice)! In this role you will work full time hours on a 12 month assignment, and earn a rate competitive within the industry. As a Senior Financial Analyst you will be working within their Capital Markets Accounting team, supporting various accounting, reporting, and project based activities. As a Senior Financial Analyst you will be responsible for:

• Accounting and Controls – You drive accurate, complete, and timely inputs to the various reporting groups. Provide accounts attestation and ensure all balance sheet accounts are validated. Inspire adherence to timing in Service Level Agreements and support the investigation and analysis of different methodologies by liaising with the Front Office, the CFO group, Accounting Policy, Reporting COE, Reconciliations COE and Operations.
• Relationship management – You have good communication, teamwork, partnership and relationship building skills sufficient to act in a collaborative manner with team members and stakeholders from different backgrounds and experiences. You will liaise daily with Finance, Front Office and other Capital Markets’ stakeholder groups.
• Data analytics – support accounting transformation and analysis through use of modern data mining techniques and data analytics tool.
• Agility – You support agile accounting processes and controls to ensure timeliness and accuracy. Ensure changes in accounting policies/requirements are implemented in a controlled manner. Maintain adequate end to end process maps and detailed task manuals in accordance with best practices, regulatory requirements, SOX, and Internal Controls.

• Gain experience working for a leading Canadian bank
• Work full time hours on a 12 month assignment
• Earn a rate competitive within the industry
• Downtown Toronto, ON location *Working From Home until further notice*

• 3-5 years of experience within the capital markets or investment industry
• A Good understanding of CM financial instruments
• CPA designation is an asset
• Strong knowledge of IFRS and Financial Reporting requirements for Financial Instruments.
• Proficient in Excel – formulas, pivots, V-lookups
• Experience working on projects
• Strong critical thinking skills
• Fast learner, ability to grasp things quickly
• Ability to multitask in fast paced environments
• Strong communication, both written and verbal

Nice to have:
• CFA designation is an asset.
• Public accounting firms experience
• Knowledge of Prime Services
• Experience with month end close process
• Experience in a similar role in a larger matrix organization


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