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Competition #: 13 - 007
Position Category: Full Time
Position Title: Financial Analyst
Section: Business/Financial Services
Location: Calgary
Position Class: Salary
Work Shift: First Shift

§  Final level completion of a recognized accounting program.  

§  3 – 5 years relevant progressive experience in project accounting and experience working with an integrated financial and computer information system in a municipal environment preferred.

Job Description: Reporting to the Business Services Manager, the Financial Analyst is responsible for posting financial information to the General Ledger (GL); provide financial information and reports to both internal and external customers. In addition, the Financial Analyst will also be responsible for: financial management and reporting; budget and year end working papers; and special projects.

Key Accountabilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

§  Prepare monthly financial reports and weekly variance reports.

§  Prepare cash flows and invest surplus County funds.

§  Ensure variance reports are reviewed, balanced, analyzed biweekly and corrections are made as required.

§  Maintain Quick Codes and Payment Voucher System. 

§  Balance invoices to the GL.

§  Set up year end working files and prepare audit file working papers. Ensure all schedules balance; investigate account inquiries and make adjustments / corrections.

§  Ensure yearend transfers and capital assets are financed accordingly and departmental yearend carry over is completed.

§  Prepare financial statements and schedules as required by external auditors.

§  Prepare Financial Information Return (FIR) and Statistical Information Return (SIR).

§  Oversee annual business plan and budget preparation.

§  Post daily transactions to Great Plains or GL to include: daily cash receipts, accounts payable, accounts receivable and bank deposits. Balance capital continuity schedules, and project costing to the GL. Generate cash receipts for payment to appropriate agency to include grants, penalties / fines and payment of invoices.

§  Monitor and ensure data system is secure.

§  Advise of securities coming due for the following month

§  Prepare letter of credit (LOC) I response to inquiries made applicants and banks

§  Balance refundable LOC monthly to the GL

§  Generate and transmit Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT). Follow up on status of file transfer.

§  Retrieve rejected reports and forward back to appropriate department to update / adjust.

§  Prioritize daily tasks, assignments and projects to ensure deadlines and assignments are met.

§  Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Skills and Aptitudes:

§  Microsoft Office Suite experience and GP Dynamics / Diamond experience considered an asset. 

§  Possess excellent attention to detail, organizational, prioritizing and time management skills.

§  Accurate reconciliation skills.

§  Display strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

§  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

§  Display enthusiasm, a “can-do” attitude, and ability to follow through and produce results.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their résumé and cover letter through the website no later than Sunday, January 27, 2013.

PLEASE NOTE:  All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada, and only those selected for interview will be contacted. 


Hours Desired: Full Time
Position Open Date: 01/07/2013
Position Closed Date: 01/27/2013
An Equal Opportunity Employer
# : Business/Financial Services
Business/Financial Services
911-32 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6X6
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