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Financial Analyst/ERP Specialist (contract)

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 05-01-2019
Are you an inquisitive, detail oriented Financial Analyst who enjoys mapping processes and implementing ERP systems? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced and high-growth environment? Our client could use your expertise to support the Finance Leader on a 6-month contract as they launch a new internal system.

Reporting to the Finance Leader, the Financial Analyst will mainly be responsible for supporting the implementation of the ERP system. With a focus on the finance functions, the person will help identify related improvements as they map out the necessary processes and procedures required for the finance department.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Provide support in identifying, analyzing, planning and executing the ERP system design and roll-out
  • Create detailed mapping diagrams of the accounting processes within the department as well as how it interrelates with the functional groups within the Company
  • Understand the month-end close process and help streamline to reduce time-to-close
  • Work across the organization and business leaders to support them as the ERP system is designed

Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA)
  • Requires 5+ years of working experience within an organization; retail/CPG industry preferred but not necessary
  • Must have previous experience with ERP systems, including design and implementations
  • Strong experience with identifying system & process improvements and the documentation of such
  • Must demonstrate the ability to think critically and solve problems in a timely manner
  • Must have understanding of accounting best practices
  • Keen eye for continual process improvement
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated and sense of urgency
  • Must have the ability to work with ambiguity in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Good team player and ability to meet strict deadlines and deliver on commitments
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft excel
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