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Financial Analyst

​​Agricorp is looking for a Financial Analyst ​to join our Finance department in the Corporate Services division. Agricorp's Finance department is a dynamic, professional team responsible for day-to-day financial operation, treasury, investment, budgeting, reporting and financial analysis, contributing overall to Agricorp's strategic plan.

The Role

As the Financial Analyst​, you will act as a hands-on functional lead responsible for the delivery of specific financial and accounting services. In this role, you will:

  • Manage assigned programs, including understanding all aspects of the program, cash flow management and forecasting, financial reporting and audit, and management reporting and analysis
  • Prepare and develop new financial and management reporting, analytical commentary, and ad hoc analysis as required by management and stakeholders
  • Research, collaborate and advise on financial and accounting issues
  • Investigate operational issues, including coordination and follow up, leading to issue resolution
  • Conduct reviews of internal controls and processes, provide recommendations and implement improvements to promote effective and efficient processes     
  • Oversee financial systems management, recommend improvements and upgrades, and support implementation of new financial and reporting solutions
  • Use relationship and knowledge expertise to promote financial understanding across the organization and influence internal and external outcomes
  • Participate as a key finance resource on projects to ensure solution development   meets Finance department needs, ensuring complete understanding of process implications for new initiatives  
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with appropriate levels of personnel across Agricorp, including management, the senior management team and non-management personnel
Job status: 12-month contract
Salary range: Open
Location: Guelph

Qualific​ations

  • Post-secondary degree in business, accounting, finance, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience at the intermediate to senior level
  • CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) designation preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Business Solutions, such as Microsoft Office, Dynamics GP, and IBM Cognos software preferred

Key Competencies

  • Technical/professional knowledge – Understands and applies accounting and finance concepts and methodologies
  • Attention to detail – Is conscientious, consistent, accurate and thorough
  • Analytical thinking – Interprets, links, and analyzes information and situations by breaking them down into component parts and identifying patterns, connections, and underlying issues
  • Critical judgement and problem solving – Exercises sound judgement in new situations in the absence of specific guidelines and/or direction
  • Creativity and innovation – Demonstrates curiosity, digging for information below the surface; questions conventional methodologies and creates new solutions or approaches to ongoing challenges
  • Initiative – Identifies and deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise
  • Achieving personal results – Focuses efforts on managing one's self to achieve high quality results consistent with the organization's standards and measures, while managing risk
  • Communication – Listens to others and communicates effectively, fostering open communication
  • ​Planning and organizing – Develops, implements and adjusts plans to reach goals, able to multi-tasks and prioritize

​​Background

As an agency of the Government of Ontario, Agricorp works with partners to contribute to a vibrant and sustainable agricultural industry. With more than 400 employees serving more than 44,000 producers province-wide, Agricorp delivers programs that help producers manage risk and remain financially secure. The agency was established in 1997 by the provincial government under the authority of the AgriCorp Act, 1996.

Agricorp delivers a variety of programs and payments on behalf of the federal and provincial governments, including AgriStability, Farm Business Registration and Production Insurance. Please see the full list of programs for more information.

Apply Online

To apply for this position, complete the online Application for Employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

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