|Hiring Organization||City of Calgary|
|Post Name||Finance Coordinator|
|Qualification||A degree combined with a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and at least 5 years of related progressive financial experience.|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||CAD 43 To CAD 57 Per Hour|
|Location||Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 2M5|
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community.
We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive, and equitable workplace that is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, and reconciliation.
Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As the Finance Coordinator, you will support the Green Line Finance Lead, and be a key liaison who provides strategic financial expertise and support to the Green Line Department, external partners, and Corporate Finance.
You will interpret internal and external financial policies, processes, client needs, and accounting standards for a diverse audience with varying financial understanding. Primary duties include:
Communicate regularly with the department in order to provide financial analysis, professional judgment, process review, policy interpretation, and associated recommendations.
Respond to a large volume and variety of client requests with competing deadlines.
Facilitate, relate and interpret Corporate Finance direction to the department.
Review and evaluate financial processes and statements to ensure compliance with professional accounting standards, contractual, legislative obligations, and corporate financial reporting requirements.
Assist with operating and capital budgets including preparation, performing ongoing analysis and review, adjustments, forecasting, and advising.
Assist with the submissions of reports and claims to other levels of government.
Assist with streamlining and developing new processes to address changes in the business needs.
Create financial models and provide financial analysis to help in the management and operational decisions.
Prepare and collaborate with divisions within the department to forecast spend rates, analyze variances, and effectively manage the challenges associated with an ever-changing environment where new processes and systems are being implemented.
Respond to Financial Reporting queries from Corporate Financial Reporting and external auditors.
Provide advice, guidance, training, and coaching to Capital Accountants to ensure smooth workflow and process.
- A degree combined with a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and at least 5 years of related progressive financial experience.
- Previous experience with PeopleSoft Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM) and Human Capital Management (HCM) is considered an asset.
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and data analytics is also an asset.
- Success in this position requires strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, innovation and an ability to challenge the status quo and think of new ways of doing things, political sensitivity, and the ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders.
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.