Financial Analyst

September 20, 2022
Employment contract
Fixed Term
Location
CA-QC-Montréal
Job / Mission
COMPLIANCE
Reference
COMP-150922-001-NA
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SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

Responsible for supporting the financial planning and analysis team focusing on group’s expense analytics. The position will cover a variety of complex duties including the collection and analysis of financial data from reports and various sources, performing statistical analyses, financial modeling, and reporting.  Will involve close coordination with the lines of business, treasury, and other support units across the organization.

  1. Expenses Management
  • Evaluate financial data gathered from multiple source systems, reconciling differences to ensure consistent expense data interpretation and measurement
  • Serve as primary Finance administrator CMPL cost center hierarchy
  • Perform weekly GL expense review to identify expenses discrepancies
  • Assist Month end close process with accruals posting
  • Process invoice payments and vendor expenses
  • Headcount tracking and input into local finance systems
  1. Financial Reporting and Analysis
    • Manage and distribute monthly headcount and expense reports to keep management informed of latest financial trends with budget, forecast and prior year
    • Distribute recruitment report and reconciliation with Corporate Finance and HR
    • Distribute travel expense dashboards to keeps management informed
    • Perform variance analysis to provide further research for recommendations
    • Review/Revise/Amend SLA with different entities
    • Provide clear financial views among different entities
    • BNPP Reporting vs CIB NY Reporting, Latin American vs Canada
    • Develop analytical frameworks to design and measure new initiatives
       
  2. Forecast Modeling and Business Planning
  • Build linkage with financial models upon business change / drivers / initiative to quantify various scenarios. 
  • Focus on appropriate areas of revenue, cost management and overall company long term growth initiatives
  • Ensure the integration of the budgeting and planning data with the general ledger for monthly reporting of actual vs budget
  • Prepare budgets and input into local finance systems
  • Analysis of expense drivers to propose new allocation methodologies

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • 4 years of experience in the Financial Service Industry
  • Proficient skills in Excel ,PowerPoint
  • Proficient skills with Essbase
  • An intense desire to understand exactly what is driving the underlying business
  • Ability to set and keep deadlines at a fast pace without losing accuracy
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and independently address new analytical requests to understand the core issue
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field Bachelor's Degree