Financial Analyst


Financial Analyst

St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
Location: Cornwall, Ontario
Posted: March 31st 2021
Deadline: April 16th, 2021

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is recruiting for a Financial Analyst. This is a one-year, temporary position with the option to work remotely for the contract period.

The Financial Analyst is responsible to provide support and assist in the coordination of the head office and regional manageable costs budget process, supports and analyze manageable costs, assist with the quarterly variance and forecasting process, prepares financial statements and perform ad hoc special financial analysis.


  • Prepare tools, data and documentation in support of the manageable costs budget process including spreadsheets, budget models, templates, instruction letters, timetables and workbooks.
  • Carry out financial impact analysis of business decisions (cost-benefit).
  • Analyze the quarterly variance and forecast reports and  data related to management costs and operational costs.
  • Maintain the fixed asset database, SAP master data and investment income process and prepare various  reconciliations.
  • Assist with the month end closing process, including preparation of internal financial statements.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Minimum of two to five years relevant experience in the preparation of budgets, consolidation and analysis of variance reports and financial analysis
  • Strong knowledge of reconciliation, including bank reconciliations
  • Knowledge of the complete accounting cycle, closing year-end, and external auditor files
  • Knowledge of applicable procedures, rules, standards and work practices with respect to performing duties

Key Skills:

  • Subject area knowledge
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial forecasting
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in the language(s) of the position's location
  • Advanced proficiency in applicable computer programs and related office softwares (Microsoft Office, SAP, etc.)

Key Competencies:

  • Using computers and technology
  • Problem solving and analysis
  • Delivering high-quality work
  • Working with financial Information
  • Decision-making and judgment
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With the SLSMC, you will have the opportunity to expand your abilities and talents in an environment that embraces leading-edge technology, offers a safe and healthy workplace, a balanced lifestyle and opportunities for ongoing training. Working at the SLSMC will make you part of a work environment that is committed to the core values of safety, integrity, collaboration, respect and innovation. Discover the value that we are creating for our customers, employees and the North American economy as we transform and modernize the Seaway. Explore the possibilities!

Contact Information
St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada

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