Financial Control Specialist

Financial Control Specialist (9 month contract)

Your new company
Hays has partnered up with a leading Canadian financial service institution with over 40,000 employees and over 150 years in business. Our client provides varied financial services like insurance, investments and asset management.

Your new role
• Reconciliation of various suspense and balance sheet accounts
• Completing manual journal entries
• Monitor daily accounting reports and error corrections
• Research discrepancies to reconcile all related bank accounts for the Individual Wealth products
• Responsible for money movement between various systems and bank accounts
• Error tracking and trending to increase accuracy and create process improvements
• Balancing accounting feeder files sent from the administration system to the General Ledger
• Provide consultation to business partners to ensure standard accounting practices are being followed so control issues do not occur
• Identify and execute process improvement opportunities on an ongoing basis
• Maintain and create accounting procedures documentation
• Project or adhoc work as required

What you'll need to succeed
• In pursuit of an accounting designation or equivalent work experience
• Previous accounting experience (reconciliation, audit, reporting, etc.)
• Demonstrated ability with a track record of leading/supporting process improvement
• Experience with Oracle, SAP or other general ledger systems
• Strong Microsoft Excel skills
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Ability to operate effectively as a team member as well as independently with limited supervision
• Solid problem-solving & analytical skills
• Attention to accuracy and detail
• Adaptable and positive approach toward change
• Ability to handle conflicting priorities and meet stringent deadlines

What you'll get in return
An exciting remote opportunity to enhance your skills and work with a leading Canadian financial institution.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #1098946


Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Emily Mazzeo, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Toronto (EN)
8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Telephone: 201 351 9894

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