Dexterra Business Finance Analyst in Mississauga, Ontario
WHO ARE WE?
We've been serving Canadian clients for over 75 years. The companies that began independently and now form Dexterra Group have an outstanding record of supporting the infrastructure and built assets that play a vital role in our society and helping our clients achieve higher performance and productivity. Powered by passionate people, we bring the right teams with the right skills together – offering both experience and regional expertise so companies can operate their day to day, confidently and successfully.
The Business Finance Analyst will report to the Business Finance Lead / Controller and be supported by the Finance Team. This position functions as a critical business partner with Dexterra operations to effectively manage and control the business. The Business Finance Analyst produces and analyzes financial information critical to business interests, creates and presents reports to management regarding accounting data to enable knowledge-based decision making and forecasts. This is a hybrid role with expectation to work three days in office every week.
The Business Finance Analyst performs some or all of the following duties:
Prepares monthly financial statement by contract with comparison against forecast or budget.
Preparing /consolidating budget, forecasts, business plans for review in a timely and accurate manner.
Performing analysis on the monthly financial statements by contract for accuracy and completeness, with full commentary on variances to forecast/budget.
Work closely with Operations in generating analysis and insight into the relationships between key performance indicators, revenues, cost drivers and understanding the financial results of individual contracts.
Prepares annual budgets and quarterly financial forecasts per contract and variance analysis.
Prepares month end Financial Reporting Package for the division.
Assists with some balance sheet GL account monthly reconciliations.
Prepares monthly and quarterly reports for internal and external stakeholders.
Supporting month-end activities, revenue, expense accruals, and costs allocations.
Supporting audit requests.
Assists with special projects as necessary.
Provide support to internal departments as required (e.g. Accounts Payable, Billing, Credit & Collection, Contract Admin)
Other ad-hoc requests as required
Processes and Procedures
Ensure compliance with and suggest appropriate changes to internal controls documentation.
Develop and refine month-end processes to streamline procedures and create efficiencies. Identify areas in need of improvement through root cause analysis and recommend/implement corrective actions.
Work closely with operational groups to ensure monthly transactions are captured in a timely and efficient manner.
Will typically possess a relevant educational background in Finance, Accounting or Business.
Will possess a CPA (CA, CGA, CMA) designation or working towards completion.
Must have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in financial accounting role.
Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to see the relationships between operations and financial results.
Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to manage a fluctuating workload, changing priorities and firm deadlines.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to make decisions.
A results-oriented team player with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships within all levels of the organization.
A self-motivated attitude and ability to work independently.
Ability to problem solve and reconcile.
Good IT and systems skills including the use of ERP systems and financial models. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and PowerPoint are preferred.
NetSuite, PBCS, OneStream or SmartView experience will be an asset.
Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the hiring selection process are available upon request.