New job FINANCIAL ANALYST in Ontario


Company : Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
Salary : $70,680 - $83,155 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is a regulatory agency that reports to the Ministry of the Attorney General. The AGCO is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming, horse racing and private cannabis retail sectors in Ontario, in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest.

The Financial Reporting, Planning and Analysis team is currently seeking a Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance, the successful candidate will play a key role in providing accurate and timely reporting and reconciliations related to revenue and expenditure management and forecasting, resource allocation and planning issues for the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, the successful candidate will:
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports, materials and decks for the proactive identification and resolution of issues and overall improvement of financial controllership.
  • Assist with the preparation of budget estimates, allocations, calendarizations, tables and reports, as well as annual and multi-year forecasts.
  • Prepare responses to the inquiries of internal and external auditors and manage audit documentation.
  • Administer and maintain integrity of AGCO accounts, including the preparation of intra-ministry and chargeback journals (recoveries) to ensure proper fiscal control and cash flow.
  • Perform a variety of in-depth financial analyses to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Provide support to the accounting, control and administrative functions of the Finance & Administration branch, and continuous improvement of all business processes. Liaises with internal and external partners and stakeholders.

How do I qualify?

The ideal candidate will have:

  • CPA accounting designation or equivalent (or in progress), and a BA or MA in Business or a related field.
  • Experience working with accounting principles, budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, forecasting and business planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify financial trends, investigate financial errors, omissions, variances and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize a variety of competing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical skills to compile and analyze data from a variety of sources and prepare reports/summaries.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and share information across organizational lines towards shared business outcomes.
  • Experience utilizing MS Office Suite of programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) at the Intermediate to Advanced Level.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of and experience with computerized financial information systems (e.g. Oracle Financials).

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 90 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check

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Posted on:
Monday, August 23, 2021

  • This posting is for an organization that is not a part of the Ontario Public Service. The information and tips on the Ontario Public Service Careers website may not apply to this posting. Please use the contact information below to contact the organization directly if you have questions.
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

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