Financial Analyst

City of Burnaby

Financial Analyst

Competition No.: 2019-114
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $6,822 – 7,115 – 7,424 – 7,739 – 8,067/month
Last Updated: 6/11/19 8:54 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Reporting to the Assistant Director Budgets and Reporting, this is financial analysis, budget, systems and cash management work performed in the Finance Department. An incumbent assists in the development and preparation of operating and capital budgets and financial reports and conducts financial analysis to facilitate the decisions of senior management. Responsibilities also include assisting with the development and implementation of financial systems to provide management information and maximize operational efficiency and effectiveness, and assisting in preparation of Annual, Provisional and Recast operating and capital budgets; assisting in consolidating same and analyzes related expenditures; identifying, investigating, reporting on and rectifying budget variances, and preparing supporting information for presentation of budget and financial information to senior management. Performs a variety of special or non-recurring accounting tasks as assigned and prepares statements and supporting documentation for senior management, and performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a university degree in Business Administration, Economics or a related field, supplemented by the completion of a fourth year level course in a recognized professional accounting program (e.g. CPA) and considerable related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. A professional accounting designation (e.g. CPA) is preferred. Additional requirements include considerable knowledge of financial and accounting practices and procedures; of computer capabilities and analysis applicable to financial and related systems; working knowledge of MS Excel and SAP modules (FI, CO and FM are assets); and the ability to analyze financial and related system designs, data, and controls to identify potential deficiencies and to recommend modifications as required. Strong financial data analysis skills and interpersonal and communication skills are desired, with the ability to provide financial advice and guidance to non-financial clients. Prior work experience with financial planning, budgeting and forecasting in a municipal setting is preferred.

Please apply by Thursday June 20, 2019.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: June 11, 2019, 3:16 pm
Expires: July 11, 2019, 4:45 pm

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