Our client, a Canadian multinational energy transportation company with a focus on the transportation, distribution, and generation of energy, has an immediate need for a Business Analyst. This is a contract position for five (5) months located in Calgary, Alberta.
The Business Analyst will work with the Finance team to prepare financial tools and models to meet the needs of a large-scale IT program. The incumbent will have experience dealing with complex financial systems and working in cross functional teams.
Working with project managers to develop forecasts and preparing financial reports
Monitor day-to-day, weekly and monthly financial outputs, including labour variance reporting, tracking and forecasting capital and operating activities
Working on forecasting and monthly close processes.
Ensuring compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations
Assisting project teams with financial guidance
Developing financial projections and building financial models.
Liaise with various company departments, as required
Cost center reporting and analysis
Assisting in the adoption of the new ERP system and updates for changes in the program as they arise
Address internal/external auditors queries and requests
CPA with minimum 7+ years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility in financial analysis, planning and reporting
Demonstrated experience in Financial Analysis, Reporting and forecasting with expertise in financial analysis for programs and projects
Demonstrated ability to develop complex financial models and reports, monitor day-to-day, weekly and monthly financial outputs
Strong analytical and strong problem-solving skills -communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions
Experience managing budgets and forecasts
Ability to use critical thinking for process improvement and improve efficiencies
Detail oriented and experienced in providing management with financial information and analysis
Demonstrates a high degree of competency in various analytical tools including Excel (eg. Pivot Tables, Index Match, VLOOKUP, Logical functions, etc.)
Prior experience with major ERP systems (Oracle/SAP) and Hyperion Planning considered an asset
Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Nice to Have
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both written and verbal)
Self-starter - requires minimal direction to accomplish goals
Strong team player collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources.
Experience working with others on a global basis
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