Senior Financial Analyst

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Budget and Accounting, Finance
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If you are looking for a career opportunity, want to give meaning to your professional achievements and contribute to making the world a better place by playing a part in international development, and are passionate about complex financial analyses and financial data integrity, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is the place for you!

IDRC is home to people who share a passion for international development research. We look for employees who believe that knowledge and innovation can help solve the world’s most critical challenges.

Come join our team and help us build a more sustainable and inclusive world!

Our employment opportunity of the moment: Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Ottawa, Canada (Hybrid Mode*)

Take a minute to see if your profile fits IDRC:

You have:

  • A University degree in Commerce or Accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Working towards a CPA accounting designation is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in French and English (reading, writing and speaking)
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a financial analyst within a computerized accounting environment using large scale financial systems, working with accounting processes and providing financial analysis and recommendations.
  • An understanding of data control principles.
  • An enhanced knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Advanced Excel skills.

You are:

  • Aligned with the IDRC’s culture and value statements: At IDRC we are respectful, intentional and accountable.
  • A skilled communicator with great interpersonal skills and a service-oriented mindset.
  • Competent in analyzing, synthesizing, problem-solving and making recommendations.
  • Detail oriented, accurate and have sound judgment.
  • Resourceful and dependable, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while juggling competing priorities.
  • A team player within a multidisciplinary group of people from diverse cultures.

You are interested in:

  • Preparing accurate financial statements, notes disclosures, and internal and external reporting.
  • Preparing journal vouchers, supporting documentation, and complex analyses
  • Planning short and long-term cash flow and reviewing investments.
  • Liaising with financial institutions to investigate payment issues.
  • Supporting the credit card program.
  • Supporting business process enhancements.
  • Joining an organization that values and models diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Then we are interested in your profile!

At IDRC, we support your professional development.

Additional Information:

  • For more details on the primary duties and responsibilities, view Job Details.
  • *Hybrid Mode: Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (Minimum 3 days out of 10 in the office).
  • As a result of this process, the Centre may establish a pool of pre-qualified candidates for future permanent and term opportunities.

We appreciate your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The International Development Research Centre is committed to creating and fostering a respectful, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people’s lives we impact and the Canadian community we work within, where everyone can truly be themselves. We welcome Indigenous peoples and persons from all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, as well as persons with physical or mental disabilities to be part of our team.

We strive to ensure barrier-free selection processes. If you are contacted regarding a career opportunity, testing or interview, please advise the People and Corporate Culture Division representative of the accommodation measures that must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Who can apply? Canadian citizens, permanent residents or a valid Canadian study permit.

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