Financial Analyst
H&R Block Canada - Calgary, AB

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H&R Block Canada, Inc. is a leader in the tax preparation industry. We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join our fast-paced and dynamic Finance team. The location for this great opportunity is in our corporate headquarters in SE Calgary (Midnapore).

We offer our associates a thriving environment in which to expand their skills and develop their potential. Here are some of the benefits that our permanent associates enjoy:

  • Free tax preparation service for associates, discounts for their families and friends
  • A comprehensive group insurance package
  • A generous tuition assistance program
  • A stock purchase plan
  • A health/fitness reimbursement program
  • An employer-matching Registered Retirement Savings Plan
  • Free parking

Position Overview:

Under the leadership of the Manager, Planning & Analysis; the Financial Analyst will be required to provide value added financial analysis, costing, and projections to internal clients to enable effective decision making and risk management for the H&R Block Canadian organization.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop, build and maintain financial models that assist management decision making and business development
  • Support the strategic planning process by assisting in developing plans, analyzing results and providing recommendations
  • Prepare/analyze monthly, quarterly and annual operational and financial reports as well as assist in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Work with the Finance Department team to drive improvements through the analysis of accounting processes, and make recommendations for standardization and improvements
  • Support the Finance Team during peak periods, including ad hoc project work
  • Manipulate data and data mining to provide meaningful analysis, both financial and statistical

Key Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance, or an equivalent combination of education and professional work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience performing financial analysis of business operations including identifying underlying causes of business issues and recommending corrective actions
  • Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Superior oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Capable of planning and coordinating multiple projects; managing various initiatives simultaneously to meet project commitments
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment, adapting to changing initiatives
  • Willingness to collaborate on Finance initiatives and partner with various internal and external departmental leaders and team members both in corporate headquarters and in remote and/or field locations, when required
  • Proficiency in MS suite: Word, Outlook, and Excel, including proven experience with spreadsheet modeling

Though not a requirement, the preferred candidate would also:

  • Be enrolled and entering the final stages of a CGA or CMA program
  • CPA, or other recognized Accounting designation

Do you have a passion for Finance, along with the key skills and qualifications required for this great opportunity? If so, please visit the H&R Block Canada website for further instructions on how to apply.

Successful candidates must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for any employer. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.