Financial Analyst Job at Cleaver Brooks – in Stratford, ON

Basic Function:
Performs assigned accounting functions of a routine nature as well as some research and analysis over financial results or inquiries. Engages with and supports other departments in the business.

Essential Duties:
Ensures the Fixed Asset Ledger is properly maintained for both book and taxation purposes.

Prepares monthly sales tax returns for both Provincial and Federal levels.

Accounts Receivable – billings and collections

Treasury, collections & Accounts Payable responsibilities as required/assigned

Accounts Payable for specific vendors or unique transactions, including wire payments and correspondence

Perform month, quarter and year end close processes, meeting deadlines. Book journal entries and provide appropriate detail level review and analysis.

Develop and maintain tracking tools and accounting checklists. Ensure reporting is correct and accurate.

Assists with the preparation of various financial/fiscal reports; develops supporting analyses for reports using some independent judgement to interpret established procedures and instructions.

Prepare monthly account reconciliations as assigned.

Perform monthly financial variance analysis, including research, documentation and communication of account fluctuations as assigned.

Help develop and analyze components of forecasts and budgets as required.

Support Controller with Company pension & RRSP administration.

Establish and build effective and productive relationships within finance and other departments.

Adhere to Company policy and procedures.

Other accounting, AP, AR, GL, reporting, analysis, and projects as assigned by members of management.

Provide proper level of customer service to the rest of the organization.

Other Duties: As Assigned

Personal Competencies Include:
Proficient in Excel

Flexibility to work on unexpected events while completing routine tasks on a timely basis

Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments and employees in a team-oriented environment

Responsive to employee and department needs

Flexible/adaptive to change

Creative problem solver

Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information

Inspires others to perform well, accepts feedback from others

Well organized, dependable, punctual, strong work ethic

Internal Contacts: Regular

Make contacts that involve controversy where practices and procedures and/or methods do not provide precise direction as to desired outcomes.

External Contacts: Regular

Make contacts that involve controversy where practices and procedures and/or methods do not provide precise direction as to desired outcomes.

Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field is required.

Experience Required: 5+ years of accounting experience is strongly preferred.

Physical Skill and Effort: Work requires a few simple, but rapid hand operations.

Working Conditions and Hazards: Normal plant, shop, field or office conditions. From time to time, slightly disagreeable features. Negligible/little or no exposure to hazardous conditions.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, cash matching group RRSP

This description indicates the general nature of the tasks and responsibilities required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of management to assign, direct, and control the specific duties of individuals performing this function. The Company reserves the right to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper. This description supersedes any previous description for this position. This description supersedes any previous descriptions for this position.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Cleaver-Brooks will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation



Time Management

Reading Comprehension

Oral/Written Communication

Judgment and Decision Making

Critical Thinking

Complex Problem Solving

Active Listening



Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

About the Company

Company: Cleaver Brooks –

Company Location:  Stratford, ON

Estimated Salary:

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