Financial Analyst

Updated: February 5, 2018
Position Overview
As a Financial Planning Analyst as Ross Video you will be responsible for budget, forecast and financial reporting activity associated with several areas of the company, most notably in support of our Ottawa R&D group as well as some of the corporate groups. With a solid command of general accounting and reporting, financial systems (and of course excel) you will provide financial guidance and action to help the drive for revenue and cost reduction.
The role of Financial Planning Analyst also includes aspects of risk management, as our company contact point for insurance related matters and some taxation exposure – primarily in the facilitation of our annual SRED (R&D) processes. The position also provides support to the CFO on a variety of projects including government assistance (IRAP/other initiatives) and M&A projects.
Job Requirements:
Experience & Knowledge
  • University degree in Business/Accounting, with a CPA Chartered Accountant (CA) designation
  • 5+ years of financial analysis, financial statement preparation and reporting experience
  • Advanced skill level with MS Excel; significant experience with MS Office suite
  • Experience in Adaptive Planning and/or Great Plains accounting software an asset high level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Experience (not essential) with Risk Management – corporate insurance in particular
Qualities & Traits:
  • Inquisitive and driven to continuously improve
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, while dealing with multiple and changing priorities
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
Work Environment:
Office, Moderate Noise