Financial Analyst, Medavie Blue Cross; Moncton

Accounting / Finance

 

 

About the employer

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.

Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We're committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.

Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie - a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.

About the role

We provide a work environment where people are respected and fulfilled both professionally and personally through healthy relationships, work-life balance and meaningful work. And because we're in the health business - paid benefits and perks to keep you at your very best!

These are exciting times for the finance team, we are constantly looking for ways to automate and make our processes more efficient. Our team includes people with a variety of interests and skillsets that are ready to learn from each other and collaborate on various initiatives.

We're a team that appreciates good ideas on how to do things better. You should be naturally curious, highly motivated, and comfortable sharing your expertise to improve our overall finance department. You'll report to and work with the Finance Manager to prepare material for our Senior Leaders, Board of Directors and External Investors. You'll be key in helping us achieve our goals by preparing monthly analysis, being involved in the budget process and financial forecasting, implementing accounting standards, and being the go to person for our external tax specialist.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare financial information to be presented to the Board of Directors, external investors and senior management;
  • Review and analysis of financial information, comparing actual results to budgets and prior periods, investigating transactions as required
  • Find ways to streamline and enhance data available for analysis and reporting using existing tools;
  • Participate in the preparation of materials required for the budget, forecast and year-end audit process.
  • Act as a liaison between Medavie and our external tax specialist by gathering information from various business areas, summarizing it and connecting with our tax specialists when taxation questions arise.
  • Stay current on changes to accounting standards (IFRS) and participate in the transition to any new accounting standards;

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates the ability to investigate and search for answers; is a detail-oriented person with strong time management skills; Able to change priorities when necessary and to learn new software/skills easily.
  • Uses knowledge and experience to investigate and solve a variety of routine and more complex technical problems
  • Able to interpret data to meet analysis and reporting requirements
  • Identifies the cause of problems and implements the most appropriate solution
  • Communicates clearly and confidently, verbally and in writing, to a variety of audiences. Demonstrates the ability to tailor information and delivery to suit the audience and situation
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; anticipates customer needs and takes personal responsibility for meeting them. Regularly asks for customer feedback to better understand how to improve service delivery
  • Organizes work and information in a well thought out manner to deliver on specific tasks within required timelines; is results driven and able to self-manage workload. Understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; can see opportunities for synergy and integration

Education

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar Accounting position; you'll need to have strong knowledge of Accounting Standards and identify emerging issues affecting financial reporting
  • Excel is a mandatory requirement; bonus experience includes PLSQL and Dynamics GP. We need strong communicators who can display professionalism and are comfortable working with external parties like auditors and regulatory bodies
  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting; professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset

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