Financial Analyst II

BGIS - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Field:
Finance/Accounting

Job Type:
Full time

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Who We Are

BGIS is a leading provider of customized facility management and real estate services. With our combined team of over 6, 500 globally, we relentlessly focus on enabling innovation through the services we deliver, while actively looking for new opportunities that will enable innovation for our clients’ businesses. Globally, we manage over 320 million square feet of client portfolios across 30,000+ locations in North America, Europe, Middle East, Australia and Asia.

Further information is available at www.bgis.com

Why Choose BGIS?

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, we hire the best and brightest to inspire change for a sustainable future and drive innovation through best practices and technology within our communities and the real estate management services industry.

At BGIS, you will be part of a diverse, team-oriented workplace, with opportunities to drive your career development forward. Our goal is to ensure that our workforce is a reflection of the diversity that exists within the community in which we operate and serve. We offer a competitive and value-driven compensation and benefits package, great employee programs, a healthy work life balance, and more. Join our team and become part of a leading global corporate real estate company today!

SUMMARY

The Financial Analyst II provides complex transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle and/or full cycle accounting support for small scope contract(s) or business unit(s). At this level, the incumbent typically supports multiple portfolios or business units.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides complex transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle and/or full cycle accounting support for small scope contract(s) or business unit(s).
Completes and resolves assigned account reconciliations.
Prepares, gathers, consolidates and reports routine data.
Prepares routine monthly reports.
Prepares monthly client invoices.
Prepares and reconciles basic audit working papers. Maintains accurate and complete records for audits. Gathers audit support data upon request. Documentation is reviewed prior to submission.
Reviews results to determine accrual entries in coordination with internal managers.
Reconciles month end results for simple contract(s) or business unit(s) for sub ledger reconciliations.
Prepares bank reconciliations.
Prepares month end journal entries.
Reviews and enters time cards.
Codes and validates expense reports, vendor invoices and procurement cards.
Enters data to sub ledger systems and direct to G/L.
Identifies complex and resolves basic transactional accounting discrepancies. May require management involvement.
Identifies and recommends process improvement opportunities at an account level following GAAP procedures.
Prepares memos and provides variance explanations. Summarizes findings and recommendations. Provides input to process documentations.

FINANCE SPECIFIC-JOB SCOPE/DEFINITION

Portfolio Scope/Complexity

Multiple portfolio

Complexity of Accounting

Transactional accounting across simple business unit(s)
Ability to complete and resolve assigned basic account reconciliations independently.
Understanding of audit requirements

Involvement in Full Cycle Accounting

Complex transactional support for a process within an accounting cycle
Provide full cycle accounting support for small scope contract or business unit

Preparation of Financial Information

Prepares, gathers, consolidates and reports routine data

Reporting Audience/User of Financial Information

Internal vertical and external linear reporting

Audit Support

Prepares and reconciles basic audit working papers
Maintains accurate and complete records for audits
Gathers audit support data upon request
Documentation is reviewed prior to submission

Operations vs. Strategic Decisions

Support operational decisions
Impact financial reporting

Problem Solving

Identification of complex and resolution of basic transactional accounting discrepancies
Requires management involvement
Identification and recommendation of process improvement opportunities at an account level following GAAP procedures.

Interaction with Client/Management

Some client/vendor interaction with transactional level client representatives to provide data

MINIMUM EDUCATION: College Diploma or equivalent training (e.g. RPA, CET)

JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years or more

Knowledge & Skills

Ability to identify complex and resolve basic transactional accounting discrepancies
Ability to identify and recommend process improvement opportunities at an account level following GAAP procedures.
Ability to communicate basic accounting principles to support procedures and to explain financial results within the team and to internal customers.
Ability to prepare memos, provide variance explanations and input to process documentations, and write summaries of findings and recommendations.
Intermediate level knowledge of current accounting systems and MS Office suite of software

Licenses and/or Professional Accreditation

Partially completed an Accounting designation program (CGA, CMA)