(12-month contract) ABOUT US
STRIVE is a Vancouver based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting Finance, Construction, Corporate Administration and Operations. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do. Our simple philosophy recognizes the need to fully understand every client and candidate's motivations, requirements and objectives.THE ROLE
STRIVE are working with a fantastic public sector organization that provide critical services such as education and healthcare to the community. They are currently looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst on a 12-month contract with the potential for it to go permanent.
As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for leveraging financial data and acumen to deliver strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting whilst supporting providing analytical support for strategic business opportunities.
You will work with the FP&A Manager in developing reports which allow Departmental Directors to make proactive decisions that improve the wellbeing of their community members. They are ideally looking for someone who is a big picture thinker that can identify trends in financial data and correlate the impact to the team.RESPONSIBILITIES
•Work with key stakeholders to model key decisions and challenge the assumptions of financial forecasts.
•Support senior operational staff by identifying and delivering cost savings and process improvements.
•Provides financial expertise on major projects and initiatives in support of strategic goals.
•Generates quarterly and annual reports and preliminary insights.
•Provides analysis of results to budgets and forecasts, and develop actionable management reporting to provide insights into performance, variances, drivers, and key underlying trends.
•Provides analysis that improves the visibility of performance and underlying issues for department directors.
•Coordinate with FP&A Manager and key stakeholders on long-term financial planning
•Supports the annual budget process, review of departmental submissions and presentation to the leadership team
•Identifies potential efficiencies to improve current planning and reporting processes.
•Implements enhancements to the planning & budgeting system, including improvements to data governance and automation.
•Supports the financial control team with month-end and year-end responsibilities when required.QUALIFICATIONS
•Bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
•3+ years of financial planning and analysis management experience, interpreting data, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning.
•1+ years of financial planning and analysis management experience, interpreting data, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning.
•Ability to establish financial reporting and forecasting system.
•Demonstrated ability creating, and supporting the creation of, financial models, business cases development and scenario planning.