Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst 

 

We provide clarity in a world of trade complexity so that businesses can grow further, faster, smarter. Over 30,000 clients trust us with their customs brokerage, trade consulting, global trade management and freight needs.

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Financial Analyst – Accounting will be responsible for full cycle accounting, which includes participating in close activities such as recording journal entries, completing reconciliations and analysis of assigned general ledger (G/L) accounts; as well as identifying and recommending process improvements and ensuring adherence to accounting principles and standards and internal controls.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Participates in accounting close activities, including preparing journal entries, reviewing supporting files for reasonability and accuracy and analysis of assigned G/L accounts.
  2. Monitors monthly accruals of assigned G/L accounts, prepares reconciliations of assigned G/L accounts.
  3. Prepares reports for Manager and/or Finance team when requested.
  4. When required, reviews assigned balanced sheet accounts, completed by staff, to ensure accuracy of information prior to submitting to the Manager for review and approval.
  5. Verifies integrity of financial data in accounting system.
  6. Assists staff with the troubleshooting and resolution of issues or problems, when necessary.
  7. Reviews assigned processes to improve efficiencies and to ensure internal controls are being adhered to. Recommends and implements as required.
  8. Supports external reporting by completing consolidated financial statements note disclosure schedules
  9. Liaise with internal and external auditors. Responds to inquiries, information and reports, as requested.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Knowledge of applicable accounting guidelines i.e. US GAAP or IFRS, including FX and consolidation principles
  • Knowledge of accounting systems
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and analyzing account reconciliation
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to implement solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage varying deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel (e.g. advanced formulas / keyboard shortcuts)

WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

3 years of related experience

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting
Preferred: Masters Degree or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

COMPETENCIES

Agility
Customer First Focus
Inclusion and Collaboration
Accountability
Leading and Developing

We know that women and people of color may be less likely to apply if their professional experience does not exactly match the job description. Livingston is striving to build a culture where differences are celebrated; therefore, if you are excited about this position, we encourage you to apply even if your experience may not check every box.

 

Livingston is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.    

 

Location: ON Toronto - CN030