Financial Analyst in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Interested?Please link to:{2FABE90E-A461-4E25-AD43-00965659ADBF}&tp_id=1&TPPreview=1&LAN=en-US or apply directly on line at: careers.compass-canada.coCompass Group Canada is the leading food service and support services company in Canada with over 25,000 associates and $1.45 billion in revenues.Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry?s greatest talent - Great People, Great Service, Great Results! Because we ?live? our values, Compass Group Canada was named to the 2012 Top 100 Employers list in Canada for the 4th consecutive year.Eurest Services - Compass Canada Support Services Ltd. provides facilities management and support services solutions to our clients. We have the ability, resources and established business infrastructure to develop and implement cost effective services and solutions to improve client operating efficiencies, value and profitability.Position: Financial AnalystLocation: Edmonton (Ft. Saskatchewan area)Overview: We are looking for a Financial Analyst to work with a large operation located in Edmonton, AB. This highly motivated and results oriented individual will provide accounting and analytical support to the operations. You will ensure unit managers understand and fulfill the financial terms and obligations of our client contracts and follow generally accepted accounting principles. You will be responsible for handling financial queries both from operations and management. The successful applicant will provide professional and accurate financial details to our clients, Operations Management and to Senior Management as required. This position will report to the Sector Controller who is located in Calgary, AB.The Financial Analyst will be responsible forthe preparation of daily financial analysis, preparing annual budgets, weekly reporting and forecasting of the operations, accounts receivable, accounts payable, period end reporting, following up with client on inquiries, provide answers/additional back up as may be require to ensure timely payment of our invoices, support to the Sector President and Senior Management. Duties: Weekly reporting and forecasting of the operationsCo-ordinate and prepare annual budgetsMonthly financial analysis, cost variance analysis and performance measurement,Accounts receivable analysis, outstanding accounts payable, period end reporting.Prepare the client?s statements on a timely basis if needed and ensuring that all fees are accurately documented and full back up is provided andFollowing up with client on inquiries on financial statements and billing inquiries.Processing capital requestsProvide answers/additional back up as may be require to ensure timely payment of our invoicesPerform statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes and prepare reports explaining findingsReview, investigate and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial reportsReview and assist in the preparation of new business proformasProvide accounts payable and account receivable related duties including the processing and categorization of invoices associated with running the business.Determine proper handling of financial transactions and approve transactions within designated limits.Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.Participate in period end business reviews with Senior ManagementProvide support to General Manager Required: (please only apply if you meet all necessary background): Bachelor's degree (in Business Administration or related position) from four-year college or university; and 4 to 5 years related skills and/or trainingAccountancy qualification (currently enrolled in the CMA Strategic Leadership Program or third level CGA student or recognized equivalent qualification) Understanding of the activities of general accounting departments including: accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll processing, cash management and general ledger recordingDeveloping, implementing and maintaining systems, procedure and policies to ensure integrity accuracy and timeliness of infoBudget and ongoing revised forecast preparationKnowledge of GAAP rules and qualificationsGeneral knowledge of Internal controlling processesExcellent issue solving abilities and takes initiatives to solve problemsKnowledge and understanding of emerging accounting standardsGreat issue solving and issue solving skillsGood written and spoken communication abilitiesStrong team memberA min of 2 years background in a computerized accounting environmentProficient with PC operations (Windows, Microsoft office including Microsoft excel, Ms word and Access)JD Edwards background in a multi site environment is an assetOutstanding written and verbal communication expertiseStrong people skillsWillingness to travel on occasion Interested?Please link to:{2FABE90E-A461-4E25-AD43-00965659ADBF}&tp_id=1&TPPreview=1&LAN=en-US or apply directly on line at: Thank you for your interest in a career with The Compass Group! Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will consider your resume for additional opportunities.Compass Group Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive workplace environment where all employees are treated fairly.

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