Job Requisition Id: 25487
Business Function: Finance
Primary City: Ottawa
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Status: PSAC T1
Language Requirement: English Essential
Employee Class and Level: UPCET01
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): December 12, 2019
Accountable for the coordination, development, integration and consolidation of business plans, preparation of operational plans and budgets, investment plans and the maintenance of the BPC system plan. Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, reporting and forecasting on these plans with respect to the attainment of targeted results. Develop, implement, and communicate policies and processes which ensure the effective recording and reporting of information.
Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Financial Analysis and Forecasting.
Initiate, input and develop work on all aspects of the different planning cycles including financial five-year Corporate Plan and one-year operating plans.
Analyze budget estimates from the point of view of expenditure history for given accounts, cost centres and projects, and provide recommendations for allocation of funds.
Develop, schedule and perform the analytical and modeling activities required to formulate plans and forecasts in conjunction with Corporate and Functional requirements. Review all planning elements and compare to previous years actuals and/or forecast. Perform trend analysis to determine how certain costs behaved over time.
Develop, document and implement process requirements for financial planning, forecasting and reporting.
Maintain the functional component of the Corporate Planning system (BPC) and balance to Corporate operating and investment targets during the fiscal year.
Develop PC-computer applications for financial and business plan reporting purposes. Develop Planning templates, assumptions and timelines for the planning period and communicate the information to functions.
Job Responsibilities (continued)
Coordinate and review the period functional forecasts and provide advice to management on variances to Corporate target. Download and consolidate monthly and year-to-date data from the SAP B/W and R/3. Develop, maintain and support initiative reporting through the use of Cost Accumulation Codes. Identify items that are significantly off track, seek explanations and corrective action.
Develop, maintain and provide the monthly analysis package within published deadlines using Access Databse files / Queries and Excel pivot tables. Ensure all significant functional variances are identified and explained with recovery plans and annual impacts.
Develop and provide any special purpose reports and ad-hoc reporting that may be required.
Liaise with functional representatives on all financial policies and ensure sound financial accounting policy, information consistency and integrity is reflected in current functional practices.
Ensure self-development by maintaining a thorough working knowledge of financial and accounting theory, current analytical techniques, computer software applications, corporate data sources and systems, and corporate policies and procedures.
Completion of post-secondary (College/University) courses in a related field
4 to 6 years of related work experience is required.
Other Candidate Requirements
Enrollment in specific designation and or certifications programs may be required for certain positions in Finance (including Accounting and Payroll).
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This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.
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