David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a talented Financial Analyst.
This individual will coordinate all aspects of the finance and accounting activities including: monitoring project progress against budgets, ensuring compliant and timely project reporting, and reviewing contractual agreements to ensure compliance with project contribution agreements. This programs department is responsible for managing the organization’s externally funded national and international programs and coordinating its international relations.
Prepares/reviews monthly and quarterly cash reconciliations for assigned projects.
Reviews all projects and disbursement requests to ensure compliance with donor’s contract regulations and requirements.
Prepares/reviews monthly and quarterly financial reports. Analyzes financial results, explaining any major discrepancies against budgets, presents financial results to senior management and external funders.
Ensures monthly financial data is receiving for assigned field offices as per set deadlines and performs quality reviews before upload in the Canada office finance system (Great Plains). Provides support to field office staff with preparation of monthly and quarterly internal financial reports.
Completes regular spot-checks of field office and Partner Associations’ expense claims to ensure compliance with donor and internal regulations and requirements.
Coordinates the annual work plan projects budgeting process including providing advice to senior managers concerning budgeting tools and staffing scenarios to be used in their budgets.
Provides support to the field office finance team to develop and review Partnership Agreements between the organizations field offices and Local Partners when required.
Supports the conduct of external audits on a variety of assigned projects by managing all internal process requirements, serving as the primary finance liaison to the external auditor on assigned projects, review all preliminary audit reports and recommendations and preparing preliminary responses.
Assists with the implementation of standardized, integrated financial management systems, policies, procedures and internal controls for headquarters operations and overseas offices.
Provides training and support to the Finance team in both the overseas offices and Canadian office.
The Ideal Candidate:
Requires experience in accounting or finance typically acquired through a college or university degree and a minimum of 5 years direct practical experience in an accounting role.
Strong, confident and professional communication skills in English and French required.
Strong knowledge in budget preparation and monitoring and monitoring, fund accounting, and preparation and analysis of financial statements and reports.
Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Internet, email: experience working with Great Plains, MS Management Reporter, Quick Books or similar accounting software.
Ability to write specifications for report automation.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to travel overseas 2-4 times per year for 1 to 2 weeks duration.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to David Newark, Consultant, Aplin Information Technology and Accounting & Finance. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-OTT
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