Senior Financial Analyst
People Store Staffing Solutions - Guelph, ON

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Reporting to the Manager, Consolidations within the Corporate Finance team


  • University degree in Accounting, Business or a related discipline is required.
  • CA designation or equivalent
  • 5+ years of previous related experience.
  • Experience with financial statement note disclosures including financial instruments.
  • Ability to interpret financial statements to evaluate profitability standards for investment activities.
  • Proven experience with the co-ordination of the financial planning and budget process, and analyze and correct estimates.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Canadian GAAP, knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS would be an asset.
  • Must be highly analytical with sound business judgment, proven documentation skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to evaluate financial reporting systems, accounting procedures and investment activities and make recommendations for changes to procedures and operating systems as needed.
  • Ability to discuss observations of financial information with corporate management.
  • Liaison with facilities to ensure accurate and timely accumulation of data for provision calculations and compliance and planning requirement.
  • Ability to work in a fully computerized environment including advanced Excel and Word skills, knowledge of AS400, Cognos, Hyperion and IFS systems is an asset.
  • Ability to research new accounting standards and present alternatives. Continuously maintain current knowledge of all organizational accounting practices through seminars, webinars and professional conferences as needed.


  • Under general direction, responsible for conducting and documenting complex financial analysis projects.

The key functions of this role will be to:

  • Research IFRS and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and advise management on any applicable changes.
  • Review current Accounting policies and make recommendations to management.

This position will also assist with following:

  • Responsible for assessing and understanding accruals, forecasts and budgets for the aligned Client Groups.
  • Responsible for overall areas of consolidated financial statements.
  • Perform monthly eliminating journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare consolidated financial reporting and analysis for senior management.
  • Support consolidation process through translation of foreign operations in respective group and reconcile foreign exchange translation impacts.
  • Prepare financial statement note disclosures for interim and annual financial statements.
  • Assist with the forecast and budget consolidation processes.
  • Support the year end audit process from a consolidated perspective.
  • Respond to inquiries in a positive and courteous manner.
  • The Global Operating System Plays;

- OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety management system standard;
- ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management system standard;
- TS 16949 Technical Specification Management and Client Quality Basics system standards.

  • Support, Foster, Promote and Demonstrate Client’s Core Values and Leadership Behaviors.
  • Maintain balance between customer, employee and financial satisfaction by maximizing facility/department Performance Indicators to align to Client’s Stepping Stool of Success Strategy.
  • Support and maintain department lean initiatives as set out in LPS system requirements.