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Finance Consultant
Finance Consultant

Finance Consultant

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $43.33–$57.93 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits . Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
Calgary Housing Company (CHC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the City of Calgary. We are transforming to support resident success, modernize our business, and contribute to creating diverse, inclusive communities. As the Finance Consultant, you will be an important contributor to help us reach our ambitious vision to be the best – for our residents, our employees, and our city. Primary duties include:
  • Provide financial analysis to enable a portfolio approach to operations.
  • Interpret internal and external financial policies, processes, client needs, and accounting standards for a diverse audience with varying financial understanding.
  • Ensure CHC Board, External Partners and CHC Management are provided with timely and accurate financial data to help in management decision making.
  • Participate in the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes and write financial reports for the Board of Directors. Liaise with external auditors to support an unqualified audit opinion.
  • Provide expert financial advice to support strategic business decisions.
  • Research complex accounting issues and implement emerging new accounting standards.
  • Coordinate annual budget preparation and compile the audited annual financial statements.
  • Develop and maintain accounting manuals and monthly and year-end check lists.
  • Provide reporting to the City of Calgary and Government of Alberta.
  • Provide coaching and training to various Operational and Finance support staff.
  • Prepare recommendations that will be used to leverage information being presented to the Vice Presidents, the President, and Board.
  • Collect, research, identify trends/risks related to financial issues or problems. Prepare analysis of various scenarios related to financial or business items to support the Finance Lead, Chief Finance & Risk Officer and Vice Presidents.
  • A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, with at least 5 years of progressive financial experience is required.
  • Consideration may be given to candidates who have passed their Common Final Examination (CFE) exam and are awaiting to receive their designation.
  • Advanced excel skills including macros, and knowledge of Power Business Analytics (Power BI) will be considered an asset.
  • External audit experience will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to prepare complex analysis under a tight timeline and to deal with ad-hoc requests.
  • Ability to work independently on complex projects or tasks and take them from start to finish.
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus. Ability to take initiative and meet tight deadlines while adapting to shifting priorities. Strong analytical skills and demonstrated problem solving abilities.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Calgary Housing

Position Type: 2 Temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: 615 Macleod Trail SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 12 $43.33 - 57.93 per hour (2022 Rates)
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: November 15, 2022

Job ID #: 306543