Sr. Financial Analyst, Niagara Falls

Last update 2024-06-20
Expires 2024-07-20
ID #2176263655
Sr. Financial Analyst, Niagara Falls
Canada, Ontario, Niagara Falls,
Modified June 1, 2024


Position Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent (Hybrid)Reports To: Vice-President, Finance Overview The University of Niagara Falls Canada (UNF) is a subsidiary of GUS Canada and part of the Global University Systems (GUS) network. GUS is one of the largest education groups in the world; offering accredited bachelor's, master's, medical and law degree programs, vocational and professional qualifications, and language courses to approximately 100,000 students globally. GUS Canada has successfully introduced many innovative post-secondary institutions to communities across the country over the past decade, including University Canada West (Vancouver), the Canadian College of Technology and Business (Vancouver), the Toronto School of Management (Toronto), the Trebas Institute (Toronto and Montreal), and The Language Gallery (Vancouver and Toronto). Primary Purpose The Senior Financial Analyst role is to provide strategic financial guidance and analytical support to senior management, driving the organization's financial health and growth. Responsibilities include financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and performance analysis, ensuring alignment with corporate objectives. Additionally, the role involves identifying opportunities for cost optimization, revenue enhancement, and risk mitigation, while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will collaborate closely with the finance team to support decision-making processes Specific Responsibilities Prepare the annual budget and financial analysis including budget to actual variance analysis Prepare quarterly forecasting for P&L, Balance sheet and cash flow statement Produce models to project long term growth and determine the impacts Prepare various month end financial reports to management with variance analysis Evaluate opportunities and propose revisions to existing policies in collaboration with Business Lines and Corporate Functions as needed. Guarantee thorough and up-to-date documentation of all processes, ensuring annual updates are completed. Builds and delivers insightful performance reporting to understand the company performance and operational results of the organization for various audience groups. Communicate to management the reasons of department performance and results Support decision making by providing stakeholders with timely, detailed and meaningful insights and visibility on business performance. Assist in the development and maintenance of equitable allocation drivers and methodologies under the mandate of this role. Support the effective communication and transparency of these drivers to business lines and address potential issues or feedback as appropriate. Proactively work with the VP, Finance and the team in pursuing enhancements that will create efficiencies within our processes and add value and additional insight to our business partners. Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization. Undertake special projects, as required by the VP, Finance Assist with external and internal audits. Position Requirements Competencies: To be successful in this role with the Finance team, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following: Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner Superior skills in working with numbers and data Advanced financial modelling experience Ability to complete work in a timely manner, with accuracy and attention to detail Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated Ability to work independently with minimum supervision Analytic and critical thinking capability, with strong attention to detail; ability to tackle & scrutinize complex information within tight deadlines Good judgment and ability to prioritize tasks/assignments Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during high-volume periods Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Fianance Minimum 3 years – 5 years with extensive budgeting, forecasting and reporting experience CPA or relevant accounting designation preferred Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including advanced excel skills (including experience with pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, etc.) and ability to design spreadsheets and automate processes Advanced financial modelling experience High sense of urgency in providing strong level of service and follow-through Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity in a cross functional team. Desirable experience in international business, education sector, prior experience in M&A activity or integration of acquisitions (specifically relating to FP&A). Superior written and oral communication skills Experience developing financial reports and metrics Diversity and Inclusivity Statement University of Niagara Falls, Canada (UNF) is strongly committed to equity, diversity, and inclusivity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of color, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2 S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. University of Niagara Falls, Canada recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, UNF will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Sr. financial analyst

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