Location: Toronto, ON Canada
Group/Grade: Non-Bargaining Unit
Date: October 28, 2022
Founded in 1973, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is a leading health-care union representing more than 68,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals and 18,000 nursing student affiliates working in Ontario hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, community, clinics and industry. ONA is committed to the advancement of the social, economic and general welfare of its members providing labour relations services that include representation of members to ensure their rights under the collective agreement are protected and negotiating the best possible terms and conditions of employment. ONA advocates for the highest standards of health care for all Ontarians. Looking to the future, ONA will continue to provide proactive strategies to raise the awareness of the value (including economic and patient benefits) of RNs with all stakeholders.
ONA is seeking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Toronto office. The position reports to the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, and works within the boundaries of ONA’s governing and administrative policies, the Vision and Strategic Outcomes, this position is accountable for ensuring that all assigned accounting functions are performed efficiently and accurately.
This is what else you can expect from this dynamic role:
- Prepare and deliver timely, accurate and useful financial presentations and analyses to support management, senior executive and board decisions
- Assist in the development and ongoing improvement of a budgeting and forecasting model to assist in meeting the organization’s strategic priorities and actions in collaboration with internal stakeholders
- Lead the preparation of the annual multi-year planning exercise, annual budget, and monthly financial forecast review, following up on significant variances, determining appropriate follow-up actions
- Assist non-financial leaders in understanding operating results, providing financial advice and operation guidance and support
- Prepare account reconciliations on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis supported by appropriate documentation and audit evidence
- Develop and implement improved financial models and processes to meet the evolving needs of the organization, providing value-added suggestions and solutions to increase efficiency, effective maintenance and data flow between finance and other organizational departments such as Human Resources, IT, Dues and Membership
- Assist in the development of new decision support systems for internal management reporting and improvement of controls, budgeting, financial planning, procurement, gating and strategic priorities
- Preparation of bi-weekly payroll entries and maintain staffing related analysis and metrics, including the development and maintenance of a position management process, maintaining sensitive and confidential information used for strategic planning
- Assist in preparing and reconciling T4 forms and any reporting requirements to external regulatory parties
- Work collaboratively with other portfolios to develop customized data forms, processes and analyses to maintain data integrity
- Continually look to improve and ensure data quality, timeliness, consistency, accuracy and completeness of all financial processes and models
- Evaluate the reasonableness of financial and statistical data, providing recommendations for changes to processes and procedures to enhance financial reporting
- Accountable for other special assignments and ad-hoc analysis as required
- Actively participating as a team member on the Accounting Team to ensure that organizational priorities are met
- Share knowledge and expertise in performance reporting and monitoring
- Takes initiative to improve financial information, analytics and business processes to improve data quality and ensure reporting compliance
- Other duties as assigned, including participation on special committees, assisting with the onboarding and training of other staff and business leaders to meet financial data, policy and process requirements
- The successful candidate must be able to travel, possess a valid driver’s license and have access to an automobile for business use
What we are looking for:
- Successful completion of a university degree in Business Administration, Accounting and/or economics is required
- CPA designation required
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience is required, with at least 2 years in a financial planning and analysis capacity
- Strong skillset in MS Excel and modern BI Tools
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Self-starter with the ability to lead entity-wide projects
- Driven to consistently look for process improvements and efficiencies
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Sage 50 and Sage 300 knowledge is an asset
- Concur knowledge is an asset
Please note that this is an in-office position. The successful candidate must be willing to work in-office.
All Interested candidates may apply via ONA Jobs by 4:30 p.m. on November 11, 2022.
The Ontario Nurses’ Association is committed to employment and pay equity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from equity groups including individuals of Indigenous descent, racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.
Thank you for your interest in joining us. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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