City: Toronto Title: Financial Analyst – 12 Month Contract Pay Rate: $28.00 /hr Summary: ARE YOU LOOKING TO UTILIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE FOR AN EXCITING CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY AS A FINANCIAL ANALYST? Our client is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team for a 12 month contract. Financial Analyst – 12 Month Contract LOB: Corporate Treasury/ US Finance Location: Downtown Toronto About the Opportunity Responsibilities: Support the annual business case/IAAP process Support the regulatory of finance for the organization Produce monthly program financials to provide financial insights back to the Program Manager Compare financials back to the approved IAAP Other financial reports as required Planning & Forecasting: Contribute to monthly financial outlook and quarterly forecasting processes As part of a team, support the annual financial planning process Conduct analysis to set appropriate financial targets for various business lines Manage and resolve day-to-day issues, including complex planning and forecasting issues and performance metric updates Apply finance principals to translate project information into financial forecasts Provide future-oriented analysis to project short, medium and long-term requirements in a timely manner to acceptable quality standards Identify and/or critically assess risks and opportunities for cost savings, determining the financial impact of initiatives/strategic business decisions, and incorporating impact into future financial forecasts/plans Management Reporting: Build innovative financial reporting and analysis tools and presentations Prepare monthly, quarterly & annual financial performance analysis for the bank’s Technology and Operations line of business Prepare reports and management presentations for executive level review Support effective decision making by conducting a comprehensive analysis and delivering messages that are clear, concise and actionable Develop, sustain and improve financial reporting processes, including ensuring integrity and quality of information, compliance with accounting policy and BMO’s internal reporting requirements Business Support: Build strong relationships with partner groups including the Technology business teams, Lead Financial Officers, divisional finance and controllership groups Provide financial information for ad-hoc reports and analysis to assist in the investigation of miscellaneous issues and the support of strategic objectives and decision making Monitor business performance and conduct analysis to support financial management Support the operationalization of business/function change initiatives to ensure optimal effectiveness and efficiency from a finance perspective Collaborate with finance colleagues and lead/support changes within the finance team About You 3-5 of working experience as a Financial Analyst or similar analytical position Experienced working on forecast/metric and dashboard reporting Ability to efficiently analyze data and explain variances Advanced Excel skills with the ability to build charts/dashboards and manipulate data Completed degree with a background in accounting or finance Possesses or pursuing CPA or CFA designation Financial institution experience is an asset Sound understanding of financial management including performance measurement practices Strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) Excellent organization skills, including the ability to multitask and handle changing priorities Proven ability to meet tight deadlines Pay Rate $28/hour How to Apply Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #22299 . You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role. About Lannick Lannick is the premier professional recruitment and staffing firm in the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1985, Lannick provides best-in-class finance, accounting and technology professionals at all roles and levels through its three divisions: Lannick Finance & Accounting, Pro Count Staffing and Lannick Technology. Lannick places more than 1,000 candidates annually and is a preferred vendor for Canada’s most successful organizations. Learn more at www.lannick.com .