Professional Consulting - Toronto

Our Client in the Banking and Finance Industry is seeking a Financial Analyst for their Downtown Toronto office. This is a 6 months contract to start, possible extension OR Permanency
Implementing SAP Technology across the bank to all users and all operations of it.
Bank is undergoing a multi-year program to implement a new Enterprise general ledger, S/4 Hana. The Financial Analyst will work closely with members of the Finance Technology Transformation team to execute and validate S/4 functionality, document and validate business and technical reporting requirements resulting from the integration of Legacy Ledgers and/or SAP S/4 system upgrades.

• collaborative environment – open concept office
EVP (Employee Value proposition):
• a lot of experience to be gained in SAP Operations, how it works and how the project/technology is implemented.
• Possibility of going full time as the project and team are expanding.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
The GL Financial Analyst will be asked to take on a number of activities that will include:
• Manage and resolve ECS errors and items in suspense, working with internal business partners and escalating issues to manager where necessary
• Coordinate and schedule workflows to meet deadlines
• Update and maintain FX rates in the system and take ownership to resolve the issues
• Monitor daily source files processing and escalate delays where necessary
• Identify and track root cause of errors and delays and document action steps taken to resolve
• Communicate status of errors and delays to impacted stakeholder group in a clear and concise manner
• Assist in defining and developing standards and targets related to governance and oversight, risk metrics, operational risk/controls and/or financial risk/controls frameworks
• Execute macros and generate reports to be sent to various groups and monitor delivery
• Identify control risks and gaps, ensure appropriate action plans are in place to address the risk and escalate to appropriate parties.
• Provide user support by investigation and resolving issues in the S4 system
• Be a subject matter expert, provide analysis during upgrades and required changes while performing testing and documentation to validate the changes
• Building, sustaining, and leveraging professional relationships and people networks with many internal and external organizations to stay abreast of industry standards and areas for improvement
• Contributing to Banks’ overall business results by making recommendations that significantly improve operational efficiency and effectiveness

• Possesses an accountancy qualification and technical knowledge
• Demonstrate solid knowledge of accounting concepts and finance
• 2-3 years of working experience (financial analyst or related accounting field)
• Demonstrates strong interest in technology and ability to quickly learn new applications (highlight self-learnt technical skills/languages/software/applications)
• Possesses advanced excel VBA and analytical skills

• Demonstrate solid knowledge of accounting concepts and finance
• Illustrates strong developed analytical & research skills
• Experience with SAP or S/4 implementation is considered an asset
• Knowledge of ESP and IDP is considered an asset

• Possesses advanced excel, analytical, presentation
• communication skills, both oral and written
• Illustrates strong developed analytical & research skills
• Strong work ethic, ability to make decisions, multi-task & work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
• Demonstrate prioritization, issue management and decision making skills
• Able to take ownership of issues and confidently deal with stakeholders  
• Strong work ethic, ability to multi-task & work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities

• Possesses a university/degree/college diploma in related discipline(s) or equivalent work experience (accounting/finance) any Accounting/financial qualification.

To Apply, please send your resume to:

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline February 27, 2019
Experience Required 4 years
Job Duration 6 months
Education Required Bachelors