Financial Analyst (RFT 1.0)

Management/Specialist Halifax, Nova Scotia Regular, Full-Time ReqID: 26724


Position at Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Regular, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program Name: Finance
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Days
Location(s): Halifax, NS

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst provides operational support to the Senior Finance Managers and Finance Managers. The role includes general accounting, financial reporting, and financial analysis responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares working papers and account analysis to support monthly and annual financial statements for balance sheet accounts, including payroll source deduction accounts.
  • Completes bank reconciliations for centralized bank accounts and preparing appropriate journal entries for bank-related transactions.
  • Prepares weekly cash flow projections and analyzing variances to actual results.
  • Completes monthly continuity schedules for fixed assets and deferred capital contributions.
  • Assists with the annual budget process by supporting other Finance team members.
  • Provides analytic support to Finance team members.
  • Provides support to SAP users. 
  • Prepares and records the monthly vacation accrual.
  • Provides consolidated financial and management reports to the Director Finance as required.
  • Reconciles accounts.
  • Performs general accounting and all yearend audit working papers.
  • Prepares general accounting entries.

Education, Designations, and Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of general accounting and financial analysis experience within a multiple-location environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP would be considered an asset
  • Experience working in not-for-profit sector is considered a strong asset

Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Windows OS and MS Office Suite programs, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to achieving results and achieving deadlines.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, challenging, and ever-changing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to work both independently and within a team.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.


  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check required.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; hand movements.

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