Financial Analyst -Temp/Contract

Financial Analyst -Temp/Contract

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Edmonton, Alberta

Accounting & Finance




Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a division of the government, has partnered with Aplin to hire a Financial Analyst. This is a 6-month contract position with an ASAP start. While this position will be a remote role, there will still be monthly onsite meetings in the Edmonton office.

The successful candidate will apply their accounting skills to full-cycle accounting and financial reporting, including developing and executing month-end processes, financial analysis, dashboards, and external/internal reporting.

Standard Hours of work are 08:15 – 16:30 Alberta time.

Benefits & Perks:
  • Remote/hybrid work model
  • Competitive compensation
  • Prepare non-complex journal entries
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end reporting, account reconciliations, bank reconciliations
  • Assist in budget preparation
  • Support variance analysis and investigate abnormalities
  • Assists with routine duties and preparation of working papers and financial statements
  • Review and analyze accruals
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Analyze and interpret financial information
  • Work with business entities to gather and disseminate information for budgeting and forecasting purposes
  • Reconcile and prepare GST/HST
  • Update department financial policies and procedures
  • Other duties as required
  • Minimum 3 years experience working as a Financial Analyst
  • Must have achieved Bachelor's in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance
  • Experience in financial reporting, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of financial statements
  • Must possess knowledge of Accounting principles and Canadian public sector accounting standards
  • Experience with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Available for onsite meetings in Edmonton as required
  • The frequency of onsite meetings is maybe once per month
  • Experience managing a minimum of three projects for an organization of equivalent size and complexity to the Government of Alberta

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