Program Financial Analyst




  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in accounting or finance.


  • 3 to 5 years of experience in accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, procurement and/or

process review.

  • Experience with Public Sector Accounting (PSA) and not-for-profit accounting standards is an asset
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA/CA, CGA, CMA).
  • Knowledge of external regulations, such as the Municipal Act, the CICA/PSAB Handbook, and all other regulations impacting the accounting and reporting of municipalities.
  • Completion of the municipal accounting and finance program would be an asset


Fulfills monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc requests for internal and external department reporting (60% of time).

  • Preparation of Ministry mandated reports for programs
  • Liaise with Program Financial Specialists to review the financial performance of programs, including monthly variance analysis and interim financial reporting.
  • Provide departmental specific support to complete internal reporting and forecasting.
  • Perform financial analysis; interpret and analyze information to identify issues, opportunities and provide recommendations to improve program outcomes.
  • Provides support in the budget preparation and budget to actual analysis, as assigned.
  • Ensure journal entries, account reconciliations, and analyses are completed in a timely fashion.

Reviews financial processes to identify and implement process improvements (20% of time).

  • Applies best practices and methodologies that will drive process to objectives with efficiency and quality.
  • Maintain and update procedure documentation for reporting.
  • Research issues and develop recommendations to be applied in both financial and business processes.
  • On-going process improvements/enhancements to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Liaise with Program Financial Specialist to assist department in receiving timely financial information to support decision making and explore funding opportunities.

Completes Financial Statement and Annual Reconciliation Returns for programs (10% of time)

  • Provides supporting documents and working papers to support the financial statements, liaising with auditors as required.
  • Prepares and maintains financial information.
  • Creates and maintains account structures within programs.

Organization Niagara Region
Industry Accounting / Finance / Audit Jobs
Occupational Category Program Financial Analyst
Job Location Toronto,Canada
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-01-05 4:08 pm
Expires on 2024-01-06