Financial Analyst (6 Month Contract)

Toronto, ON | Temporary

Job ID: 49781 Industry: Accounting

 Financial Analyst (6 Month Contract)

Work Site: Toronto

Hours: 8:00AM -4:00PM

Our client is a Canada- based financial services company and is one of Canada’s most prestigious companies to work for. They are seeking a full-time Financial Analyst. The main functions of a financial analyst are to gather and analyze financial information; will typically conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions. A typical financial analyst is responsible for analyzing and communicating financial information for clients. The financial analyst will govern reports, financials, forecasts and be able to provide summaries to stakeholders (communication skills are important). This resource will need to understand invoicing, and will be dealing with a lot of numbers, documents, reviewing, scheduling updates correctly, provide periodic reporting for stakeholders based on financial forecasting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports.
  • Analyze financial information to produce forecast of business, industry and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions.
  • Interpret data affecting investment programs, such as price, yield, stability and future trends in investment risks.

Qualifications:

  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and critical thinking.
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time.
  • Basic ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses.
  • Basic knowledge of economic and accounting principles, the financial markets, and reporting of financial data.
  • Basic knowledge of federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations as related to accounting.
  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and any other related financial software.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related financial discipline required. An advanced degree in a financial discipline is preferred.
  • 2-5 years financial and/or accounting experience required.

Must Have Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or Post-Secondary education
  • 2-5 years of overall experience as a Financial Analyst
  • Financial forecasting
  •  Microsoft Excel- Spreadsheets
  •  Accounting principles
  • Proficient in numbers
  •  Great Communication skills
  • Nice to have: FI/Banking, Accounting/ Financial Analysis certifications

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