Financial Analyst (Term)

Employer Info

Edmonton International Airport is a self-funded, not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to drive economic prosperity for the Edmonton Region. EIA is Canada’s fastest-growing major airport over the past 10 years, the fifth-busiest airport by passenger traffic and the largest major Canadian airport by land area. EIA offers non-stop connections to 60 destinations across Canada, the US, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. At EIA you become part of a tightly knit team, working in a supportive environment, dedicated to fulfilling our vision of more flights to more places.


Need to Know
At Edmonton International Airport, we offer challenging, rewarding opportunities that allow employees to thrive in what they do. Our work culture is known for being open, collaborative and inclusive. We recognize that great work gets accomplished when spontaneous fun is involved, and we make an effort to celebrate successes and milestones whenever we can. We’re also big believers in the power of setting professional goals and encourage employees to do so on a regular basis. We always want to know how we can support our most valuable stakeholder and enhance the partnership that exists between managers and their employees.
We look for positive, energetic people to fill vacancies on our team who are not afraid to take on inevitable challenges. We also look for diversity among our applicants, including in backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and ways of working together. It’s this diverse community of people that allow us to shine and make better decisions that support our business plans.
You should also know that one of our core values is “invested in our talent”. We consider professional development, specialty training and career growth among our top priorities. To learn more about us, visit our website.
If this sounds like somewhere you’d like to work, see below for our latest hiring opportunity.

Is This Role for You?
The Financial Analyst is a key representative of the Accounting Function and contributes to establishing and maintaining long-term collaborative stakeholder relationships. He or she acts as a trusted business partner and key contributor with the Finance and Supply Chain team.
The Financial Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support for monthly and annual financial reporting. This individual will assist in generating monthly financial duties and ensuring accuracy and timeliness. He or she will also help produce ad-hoc reporting. The successful candidate possesses leadership and communication skills to complement their technical skills.

Day in The Life
• Understand source and flow of all financial and statistical data and ensure integrity and accuracy of data.
• Work closely with subject matter experts in other teams to develop and continuously improve reporting and help translate business needs into impactful reporting.
• Staying at the forefront of new system features and technologies.
• Helping to maintain financial reporting systems, including developing, improving and testing.
• Perform an integral role in the monthly close process by preparing reconciliations, working papers and preparing and posting journal entries.
• Liase with internal and external auditors.
• Contribute to monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and financial statements.
• Act as the central liaison between the corporate finance team and operations.
• Identify areas of inefficiencies in monthly, quarterly and annual processes and offer solutions to improve efficiencies.
• Maintain proper training documentation, and cross training with team members to provide vacation coverage.
• Adhere to procedures, policies, internal controls, and external financial accounting standards.
• Contributes to the ongoing development of systems and processes, identifies improvement opportunities, and develops actionable solutions.

Special Requirements

You Have:
• Degree or diploma in Business/Commerce/Accounting/Finance
• CPA designation is considered an asset.
• A minimum of 3+ years of full cycle accounting experience.
• Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Excel and intermediate experience with other MS Office based applications (e.g. PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
• Understanding of Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Experience working with ASNPO or ASPE is an asset.
• Experience with a monthly close cycle and preparation of financial statements is an asset.
• Strong analytical capabilities, problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently.
• Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
• Effective at managing multiple projects and tasks of varying complexities, meeting deadlines and working well under pressure.
• Ability to work well within a team environment and strong interpersonal skills.
• Exposure to project accounting is an asset.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Adaptable and eager to learn new systems.
• Edmonton Airports is committed to the safety and security of its employees and customers.  As such, it is a condition of this position that applicants are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus through a vaccine approved by the Government of Canada.  All applicants must be able to show proof of full vaccination or proof they are unable to get vaccinated based on grounds protected under Human Rights legislation, such as medical and religious grounds. All information is treated as confidential and processed in accordance with Edmonton Airports’ Privacy Policy.

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Edmonton Airports

Start Date: November 4, 2021

End Date: December 31, 2021

Positions Available:1

Relevant Work Experience:2 to 5 Years

Education Level:Bachelor's Degree

Job Status:Full Time

Wage From:$36.28

Wage To:$40.22