Finance Analyst – Resilient & Macros

Finance Analyst – Resilient & Macros

ProViso Consulting

Department Overview:

• The team’s responsibilities and deliverables include management reporting (including scorecards), planning and forecasting, decision support, and business analytics.
• We provide additional support for our Technology partners by managing the project development work plan forecast for all CTS TS businesses, and special project support.
• We also participate in business case analysis and development of metrics and measures to help track benefit/value realization.
• This position is part of the Finance team that provides financial analysis and advice to the CIO/SVP CTS Technology to support decision making across all the related LOBs.

Job Description/Accountabilities:

• Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Senior Financial Analyst position within the CTS TS Finance group requires an action oriented individual with strong technical skills, good business acumen and demonstrated problem solving capabilities.
• The main focus of this individual will be to develop a strong relationship with the technology portfolios supported to deliver monthly/quarterly Management Reporting, Planning and Forecasting and Analysis of financial results.
• The successful candidate is a self-starter with an attention to detail, who offers working solutions to business partners/peers/management with a focus on continuous process improvement and customer service.

Accountabilities:

• Working with Senior Manager in meeting deliverables of the team by providing exceptional service to clients, and technical assistance as needed.
• Lead, support and develop CTS TS accrual process to leverage information input provided by Project management team including all necessary reconciliations to ensure data completeness and accuracy.
• Oversee preparation and reporting on =line of business project portfolio, working in conjunction with Enterprise Project Finance.
• Lead, support and develop in-depth analysis for CTS LOB spend by types of initiatives (Project, Support) vs Forecast, Plan and prior periods.
• Lead deep dives related to Technology expenses as they contribute to various management and leadership reporting on regular basis.
• Identify and provide impact analysis of financial/accounting, policy and process changes including documentation, follow up, escalation and resolution.
• Process Mapping and documentation of technology processes, system data flow and resource utilization by working closely with technology and finance partners.
• Lead and document the allocation of project, application and support the base charges of CTS technology and identify opportunities to streamline and optimize the allocation model.
• Manage and develop the reporting of technology charges (supply view) in correlation with the demand per types of initiatives (Projects/Base).
• Help team improve existing process on CIO reporting.
• Manage and develop Projects/Base reporting fully integrated to the CIO view.
• Develop in-depth understanding of the Technology business environment, business drivers, growth opportunities and competitive environment.
• Develop and enhance internal relationships across multiple business units.
• Contribute to a positive and rewarding team environment.
• Support the Management Team in responding to and following up on issues, queries and exceptions.
• Resource utilization, Scorecard, Delivery Matrix and various other report analysis and preparation as required.
• Charge-out rate analysis to review and present cause of over/under recovery
• Prepare monthly financial packages to be reviewed with portfolio leads.
• Meet with the Leadership Team and review monthly results, follow-up and close issue in a timely manner.
• Business case support and analytics, providing and validating assumptions of one time project expenses, ongoing support, and capitalization eligibility as well as monitoring life to date spend vs. business case projections.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience:

• The successful candidate in this role will have demonstrated strong commitment, initiative and drive to continuously exceed expectations, strong technical skills, strong inter-personal skills, effective at problem solving with minimal support and strong organization skills.

Education/Accreditations:

• University/College education with a focus on Finance, Accounting, Commerce or Business.
• Business and/or accounting designation strongly preferred or working towards designation (MBA/CFA/CMA/CGA/CA).
• Minimum 4-5 years of experience in finance and business cases.

Skills/Experience:

• Detailed knowledge of financial accounting processes and internal control structures.
• Strong attention to detail with an ability to effectively synthesize issues
• Advanced analytical skills and strong ability to inter-relate issues.
• Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
• Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines to meet all deliverables.
• Ability to proactively follow up on identified issues and work toward resolution.
• Strong communication (written and verbal) skills are essential to deal with all levels of management and external contacts.
• Strong inter-personal skills including consistent team player and strong relationship-building skills.
• Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and in a team environment as required.
• Proven track record of value added customer service through initiative and creativity.
• Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (Power Pivot), MS Word, MS Power Point and Outlook.
• Strong knowledge of Hyperion, Essbase and Oracle would be an asset.
• Participate fully as a member of the CTS Finance team, promote team effectiveness and contribute to a positive work environment; including cross training with other team members where appropriate.

Must Have:

• Advanced Excel – pivot tables, macros.
• Accounting Knowledge
• Computer savvy w/ MS Office
• Solutions Driven, Resilient

Nice To Have:

• Accounting background
• Automation (macros)

Job Details

8018

Contract

6 Months

Toronto

 





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