New Job Financial Analyst In Alberta

Financial Analyst
Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

Company : City of Edmonton
Salary : $71,381–$89,622 a year
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Financial Analyst Up to 11 months
Job Number : 46793

As the Financial Analyst in the Business Integration Section of Parks and Roads Service you will lead the monthly, quarterly and annual budget and variance analysis including identifying and proactively connecting key drivers and leading analysis and preparing presentations for various business cases. This position will require a strong ability to conduct research, analyze complex information from your business area and present the information in a clear and succinct manner. Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve timely results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style.

With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will:

  • Support the branch sections in planning for their annual work plan, reporting and analysis of their budget vs actual spends, financial modeling and analysis
  • Job costing analysis to support creation of the annual workplan and loading the annual budget in SAP for the respective program areas
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP financial and Control module and Plant Maintenance operating system
  • Work with the business area to identify areas of concern and incorporate solutions that involve the development of new procedures and processes
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and forecasts for the management team
  • Conduct audits, analytics, research and prepare reports including recommendations for management
  • Develop and run various scenarios and sensitivity analysis and interpret financial and business impact
  • Document all the assumptions, data and findings thoroughly
  • Monitor, develop and maintain KPls as required for the various business units
  • Conduct competitive and landscape analysis in support of key business metrics and objectives
  • Monitor and maintain financial data including cost and revenue relationship associated with the introduction or changes to products and services and capital asset accruals
  • Develop complex financial models to support management decision making related to the profitability of new opportunities, capital investments, revenue models and profit margin analysis Lead the process and reviews on cash flow projections that include operating, strategic and capital budget reporting and planning
  • Work closely with other departments within the City to ensure that strategic initiatives are achieved
  • Perform additional duties as required
  • University Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Accounting or a related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years experience in financial analysis, budgeting, job costing, process improvement, financial reporting, benchmarking and preparing presentations for leadership
  • Professional designation (CFA, CPA, CGA, CMA, CA), or an MBA would be an asset
  • Experience with large ERP systems, ideally with SAP
  • Ability to understand and relate financial concepts, systems and processes to a large complex organization Interpret and analyse complex errors to ensure problem resolution
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills In depth understanding of budgeting, forecasting, cost allocation methodologies and project accounting/ reporting related to SAP
  • Strong SAP skills with experience in Plant Maintenance and WBS reporting
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles (PSAB, IFRS, GAAP)
  • Significant knowledge of software applications including COBS or equivalent, SAP, Microsoft Office and Google Applications including Excel/Google Sheets, Powerpoint/Google Slides
  • High level of analytical and conceptual skills to identify and resolve complex financial problems
  • Ability to maintain sustained attention to detail in checking and recording financial transactions
  • Strong problem solving and communication (verbal, written and presentation) skills
  • Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
  • Applicants may be tested on analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit
  • Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact [email protected]

Up to 1 temporary full-time position for 11 months

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week

The weekly hours of work for this position are currently under review and may change at a future time. Any changes will be made in accordance with the City of Edmonton/Civic Service Union 52 collective agreement and the incumbent will be notified in advance.

Salary Range: $40.517 - $50.871 (Hourly); $71,380.820 - $89,621.980 (Annually)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: KE/RA

Classification Title : Financial Analyst - 8 Hrs
Posting Date : May 16, 2023
Closing Date : May 30, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department : Parks and Roads Services
Work Location(s) : 16th Floor Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue Edmonton T5J 0J4