Financial Analyst, Shared Services

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 people situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities, making it an excellent place for a career and raising a family.

The Corporation of the City of Cornwall has an opportunity for an energetic individual interested in becoming a member of the Financial Services department in the position of Financial Analyst for Shared Services.

The Financial Analyst will act as a strong financial resource, providing detailed financial, analytical and statistical information to City Administration, the Shared Services Leadership Team, and Provincial Ministries.

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor for Shared Services, the Financial Analyst will provide timely and accurate financial operating information, monitor, analyze and reconcile balance sheet, revenue, and expenditure accounts and prepare related journal entries. Analyze budget variances and assess compliance with funding requirements. Compile, calculate and prepare analysis for provincially mandated reporting requirements. Examine and make recommendations related to audited financial statements and annual operating budgets. Co-ordinate and participate in scheduled audits to ensure compliance with Legislative, regulatory operating agreements and assist with development of action plans to bring struggling partners in line with those requirements as needed.

Candidates must have a minimum three year post secondary diploma in Accounting/Finance, or equivalent; Three years proven financial and statistical experience preferably in a municipal environment; Must have a strong background in accounting, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, financial statements; Must possess advanced skills in the use of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), with extensive experience with spreadsheet applications. As part of the interview process, selected applicants will be tested in Excel; Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, be well organized with the ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and work independently. Bilingualism will be considered an asset

The City of Cornwall offers a starting rate of $32.65 per hour plus a comprehensive benefit package.

To apply, fill out the application form online quoting File: 22-185 Financial Analyst, Shared Services

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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