Senior Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Hybrid – Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on July 3, 2024
Are you a CPA eager to make an impact? Join our clients dynamic team to support strategic financial planning and drive process innovation in a collaborative environment. Read Full Description

Are you a CPA eager to make an impact? Join our clients dynamic team to support strategic financial planning and drive process innovation in a collaborative environment.

Who- The Company: 

Our client is a highly reputable and large employer in the Vancouver area. Known for their exceptional reputation and collaborative work culture, they are passionate about learning and challenge their employees to grow. 


What- The Role: 

This role supports managers and the Associate Director of Finance, reporting to the Manager of Budgets, Analysis & Business Intelligence. Responsibilities include developing and reviewing budgets, forecasts, and financial reports, preparing and analyzing budgetary data, promoting process efficiencies, and coordinating the budget process.

  • Collaborates with Operating Unit Managers (OUMs) and stakeholders on budget issues, preparing financial reports, resolving problems, and ensuring compliance with budgetary policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes salary accounts, operating budgets, and monthly forecast data, performing necessary budget transfers and addressing significant variances.
  • Maintains and approves the position control number (PCN) system, ensuring correct coding, budget allocation, and data integrity.
  • Supports the budget process by assisting with preparation, evaluating submissions, reviewing change requests, and reconciling budgets in systems like TM1 and Banner.
  • Develops and delivers training on budgeting and forecasting for managers, providing ongoing technical support and ensuring systems and reports meet stakeholder needs.
  • Prepares analysis for budget and forecast reviews, identifies and discusses anomalies, recommends procedural and policy changes, and initiates solutions for budget, forecast, or position control concerns.
  • Participates in internal committees related to budget matters, compiles budget information, and prepares consolidated annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, and payroll reports.
  • Conducts ad-hoc analysis, financial modeling, and assists with maintaining and reconciling payroll data elements to ensure consistency and compliance.

Who- The Candidate: 

  • CPA designation.
  • Three to five years’ experience in analytical, financial reporting, budget development, forecasting, and capital fund accounting roles.
  • Experience with ERP systems like Banner and Business Intelligence tools.
  • Adherence to GAAP and the ability to make informed recommendations.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with all organizational levels.
  • Detail-oriented with strong critical thinking, problem-solving skills, initiative, and judgment.
  • Self-motivated team player capable of meeting tight deadlines and handling multiple priorities.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and intermediate skills in other Microsoft Office applications.

How Much: 
Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience in the range of $90-97K + 5 weeks’ vacation, robust benefits package including pension, excellent health and wellness. Please discuss further with Swim. 



Burnaby, BC – hybrid working model of 3 days’ onsite, 2 remote. Subsidized parking onsite


When & How To Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged as a trusted recruitment agency partner on this important search. If you are interested and already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon.

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