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Financial Analyst

Alberta Innovates is seeking a financial analyst for our finance team.  The successful incumbent will act as the financial resource for their assigned client groups.

 

Are you our Financial Analyst? You would be a good fit for this position if you:

  • Enjoy building positive and productive working relationships with clients
  • Are knowledgable in industry best practices and excel in being a Business Partner by striving to bridge the gap between client needs and organizational financial practices
  • Are detail orientated, analytical, proactive, and adaptable in your approach to work

 

We are game changers

Alberta Innovates is a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans. We do this by building on our province’s research and technology development strengths in the core sectors of health, environment, energy, food and fibre, and platforms such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and omics. We are working with our partners to diversify Alberta’s economy, improve our environmental performance and enhance the well-being of Albertans through research and innovation.

Our subsidiary, InnoTech Alberta, offers a diversified range of scientific engineering and technological research and testing capabilities, and the facilities to support technology scale-up. Our multidisciplinary team has the depth of experience to work across all sectors, from energy to health to food and fibre. InnoTech Alberta offers you access to research talent, technical expertise, and unique facilities that can help accelerate technology development that serves both the private and public sector.

 

Intrigued? Here’s some more information about the position:

Responsibilites include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Forecasting, Budgeting, and Reporting
  • Prepare monthly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Provide corporate finance and functional directors with a variance analysis - budget to forecast and forecast to actual on a team level.
  • Prepare monthly information and reports to managers
  • Provide, interpret and analyze financial information

 

Analysis and Contract Review

  • Review contracts and amendments to prepare billings or accruals/deferrals, future rights/obligations and to ensure the signing authority policy has been followed
  • Compile contractual rights and obligations for the year-end annual report and for the audit
  • Provide analysis on assigned areas

 

Financial Advice

  • Provide daily financial advice and support to  assigned areas and managers
  • Liaison between finance department and functional areas concerning financial matters
  • Provide ad hoc reports or information as requested

 

Qualifications and skills we are looking for:

  • University degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) is required
  • Minimum of 3, preferably 5 years related accounting experience
  • Strong accounting skills and the ability to interpret financial reports is required
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a changing environment

 

Why Alberta Innovates?

We offer our employees opportunities to work on projects that will expand their skill sets while witnessing the visible impacts of their efforts. We value the development of our employees and create opportunities for working in capacities that allow new skills to be learned. We know that the wellness of our team is the most important part of our business so we offer a strong benefits package and generous vacation and paid time off programs to promote work-life balance.  

 

The final candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate. This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

ALBERTA INNOVATES IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUITY IN EMPLOYMENT AND ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. WE WISH TO THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST. HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.