CRD Financial Analyst 4 Temporary in Victoria, BC


Branch Victoria BC CA

Financial Analyst 4
Victoria, BC

Under general supervision of the Manager, the Project Business Analyst is responsible for providing. Knowledge of and ability to use various computer word…

Under general supervision of the Manager, the Project Business Analyst is responsible for providing business and cost analysis expertise to the Core Area Wastewater Treatment Program, and ensuring proper financial and procurement controls are maintained in accordance with CRD policies. The length of this position will be approximately 50 months. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Analyzes contractor/consultant billings to monitor project costing including spend/budget variances. • Prepares monthly, special and ad hoc reports by collecting, analysing and summarizing account

information and trends. • Creates purchase orders in SAP in accordance with Program control requirements; substantiates

financial transactions by verifying/auditing documentation and requesting disbursements per established work flows

• Sets up new SAP master data, i.e. general ledger, projects as required • Prepares monthly reconciliation between SAP and Prolog, resolves discrepancies by collecting and

analysing account information and prepares journal entries where required (accruals/reconciling entries)

• Liaises with internal and external stakeholders and contractors to address and resolve anomalies related to project costs and reporting.

• Provides support to ensure financial controls are maintained • Verifies and maintains accurate records of change order requests/status, ensures PO’s and

commitments are complete and accurate. • Increases productivity by proposing/developing automated accounting applications • Improves financial status by analysing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends. • Supports external auditors by coordinating year-end deliverables and prepares working papers, as

required. • Analyzes project costs and expenditure trends to update the program cash forecast. • Reviews contractor/consultant billings to verify compliance with related contracts. • Provides ongoing monitoring of project costs. • Ensures new procurement commitments are supported by appropriate documentation in

accordance with the CRD procurement policy and procedures. • Creates purchase orders in SAP in accordance with Program control requirements.

• Maintains stakeholder confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information

confidential • Maintains accounting and internal controls by following policies and procedures • Interprets project contracts and schedules. • Assists in the retrieval of information, including Freedom of Information related requests. • Assists in the preparation of quarterly grant claims. • Assists in the procurement process, where required. • Provides analytical advice, guidance and information to internal stakeholders. • Liaises with CRD stakeholders including Finance and Technology. • Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • Completed CPA core modules, CPA or an equivalent combination of education and experience may

be considered. • Five years related experience with cost analysis preferably in a construction environment • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required. • Knowledge of and ability to use various computer word processing, spreadsheet and project scheduling

programs, databases and external software systems • Proficiency in using excel, manipulating data and advanced excel formulas/functions (i.e. vlookup, pivot

tables, IF statements) • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to prepare concise information • Excellent problem solving and analytical abilities preferably in a project cost environment • Demonstrated attention to detail with a commitment to data accuracy and integrity • Knowledge of CRD financial policies and procedures. • Sound and demonstrated understanding of financial and procurement control concepts • Ability to work independently and to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with other

staff, other CRD personnel, stakeholders and contractors • Ability to provide excellent customer service and work well in a multi-disciplinary team • Ability to work with minimum direction, work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, accountable for

job responsibilities • Ability to use independent judgement and discretion, determine priorities and meet deadlines

Please note: This position is currently being reviewed as referenced in Article 27.01 of the CRD/CUPE Local 1978 Agreement.

APPLICATIONS: This job posting is open only to current CRD employees represented by CUPE Local 1978. This is a Union position. All CRD/CUPE Local 1978 applicants must submit a cover letter and current resume for this position. Applications quoting competition number 17/028 will be received by 4:00pm, February 17, 2017 online: www.crd.bc.ca, by fax (250) 360-3076, by email [email protected], in-person or through interoffice mail in Human Resources: The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

Posted February 10, 2017

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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