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Financial Analyst

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
Organization: 
County of Vermilion River
Job Description : 

The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our safety-oriented team as a Financial Analyst.  The Financial Analyst, reporting to the Finance Manager, will provide support for management planning and decision making by identifying, implementing, maintaining and evaluating financial information and recommending actions.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related field
  • Proven work experience as a Financial Analyst, Financial Specialist or related role
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, database design, MS Office and financial and statistical analysis software applications such as Diamond, Management Reporter, WorkTech and Pearl
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Understanding of financial and accounting principles
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills to present and explain information and financial plans
  • Equivalent education and experience will be considered

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build financial database by identifying sources of information; assembling, verifying and backing up data
  • Implement Diamond, Management Reporter, WorkTech and Pearl modules to enhance reporting and departmental effectiveness
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analyisis
  • Coordinate interdepartmentally  for efficient financial analysis and reporting
  • Assemble and sumamrize data to structure reports on financial status and risks
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, and recommend actions to senior management based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy developmental initiatives that impact the function
Closing Date: 
November 30, 2020
Application Return: 

A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package is available.  The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check and drivers abstract. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Applications clearly marked: "CONFIDENTIAL - FINANCIAL ANALYST" can be submitted by November 30, 2020 to:

Human Resources Manager,
County of Vermilion River
4912 - 50 Avenue, Box 69
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0

Email: hr@county24.com
Fax: 780-846-2716