Financial Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis

Port of Vancouver - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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The Financial Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for providing financial analyses and business case development of operating projects and capital projects and programs. This position also provides variance analysis to operating departments and programs, and assists in the annual development of VFPA’s 5 year financial plan, operating budget and capital plans, and the corporate balanced scorecards.

This role will:
  • Develop financial models, and perform financial analyses of projects and programs. Analyse key
performance indicators, and provide financial guidance and inputs to departments as required to
drive improvements in business performance
  • Provide information and analysis to support business case development for the organization’s
projects & programs, including consideration of alternative approaches, analysis of key risks, and
development of mitigations where optimal
  • Develop VFPA’s and subsidiary capital plans and annual operating budget, including the gathering
of financial inputs and assumptions. Perform analysis on operating budget and reforecasts, and
provide input to the 5-year business plan
  • Provide accurate, complete, and timely variance analysis on departmental costs to support
department management in cost control, and assist in the formulation of follow-up action plans,
providing commentary as required. Assist management with development of project cost
estimates and operating and capital reforecasts
  • Support the development of VFPA’s annual corporate balanced scorecards, including efficiency
metrics and subsequent progress reporting, and support the development of VFPA’s annual
strategic initiatives and interdepartmental initiatives
  • Present financial analysis and business case results to Executive Leadership Team, and support
presentation materials for Audit Committee and Board of Directors meetings
  • Lead, coordinate, propose and implement improvements to work processes for financial planning
and analysis to enable accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance, or another acceptable field. Must also have a minimum of three years’ experience in management reporting, budgeting and financial analysis, including experience with developing business cases and capital plans. Advanced Excel skills required with demonstrated ability to build and maintain financial models. A Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst, or other similar designations are considered assets.

This position is ideal for an individual with excellent written and verbal communications skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise effectively and positively. Must demonstrate aptitude and ability for tactful and diplomatic interaction, along with solid analytical abilities. Must be detail oriented and committed to a high level of accuracy. Must be a highly motivated and proactive individual with a strong orientation to customer service coupled with the ability to facilitate information gathering. Must be committed to a philosophy of continuous improvement in all work processes. Must be able to work independently and as a member of the team, with ability to prioritize workload and to work under pressure.

Port of Vancouver offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including an Earned Time Off program.

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Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is dedicated to employment equity and a workplace reflective of the diversity of our community. Posting Status Accepting Applications Province/State British Columbia [BC] Country Canada [CA]