David Aplin Group Financial Analyst Contract in Winnipeg, MB

David Aplin Group

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Financial Analyst
Winnipeg, MB

Professional accounting designation – CGA/CMA/CA. Assists management with development, preparation and presentation of both short- and long-range financial…

Winnipeg, MB
David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Financial Analyst based in Winnipeg.

The Role:
Prepares and finalizes financial statements. Supports management and support staff with financial analysis for controlling operations with strategic decision-making and strategic change management. Assists management with development, preparation and presentation of both short- and long-range financial plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare 12th month financial statements within 30 days after year-end.
Prepare year-end financial statement with supporting working papers and back-ups within 45 days, ready for review by the outside auditors.
Assist outside auditors during their review or audit of year-end financial statements.
Follow-up outside auditors to ensure year-end statements are released within 90 days.
Prepares financial statements analysis.
Reviews monthly financial statements before release.
Monitor and/or periodic review of monthly working papers to ensure requirement for year-ends are met.
Prepares assigned monthly financial statements.
Develop internal control procedures as required.
Monitor the implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures.
Monitor and enforce inventory count policy through MMS.
Provide guidance to Co-op management on cash flow management.
Evaluate Co-op operational and budget problems and provide financial perspective to the decision-making process.
Assist the Area Managers to financial reporting and control issues.
Provide accounting support to co-operative staff including Quasar support.
Provide technical advice and guidance to Member Accounting service team.
Assist the Co-operatives in the corporate or GST tax audits.
Maintain and update assigned permanent file and share capital listings.
Training of managers and staff on Quasar accounting and reporting principles.
Prepare and submit reports required by the department.
Provide calculation of patronage dividends and payouts.
Travel may be required.
Other duties and projects as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate:
Minimum 6 years accounting/auditing and financial analyst experience in a computerized environment.
Proficient in preparing year-end working papers (electronic where possible) and financial statements and other government year-end requirements.
Post-secondary education in finance/accounting per the following:
Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Accounting
Professional accounting designation – CGA/CMA/CA.
Proficiency in using ACCPAC, Microsoft Office Suite and some POS systems.
Strong understanding of accounting principles.
Skilled in developing and analyzing financial data.
Ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Ability to fulfill responsibilities assigned without close supervision.
Ability to work within the budgeted time and meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
Ability to handle different tasks at the same time.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Team player.
High energy, persistent, focused, and decisive.
Proven commitment to personal growth and development.
Ability to travel.

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 Amanda Cooper, Consultant, Aplin Accounting & Finance . We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada – all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!
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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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