Financial Analyst (RFT 1.0)
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: oSpwmfwT
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Position at VON Canada
Requisition Details:
Employment Status:Regular, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program Name: National Finance
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Days
Location: Remote
(Must be in Nova Scotia, this position will require on-site attendance in Halifax when required)
Job Summary:
The Financial Analyst provides operational support to the Senior Finance Managers and Finance Managers. The role includes general accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis responsibilities.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepares working papers and account analysis to support monthly and annual financial statements for balance sheet accounts, including payroll source deduction accounts.
  • Completes bank reconciliations for centralized bank accounts and preparing appropriate journal entries for bank-related transactions.
  • Prepares weekly cash flow projections and analyzing variances to actual results.
  • Completes monthly continuity schedules for fixed assets and deferred capital contributions.
  • Assists with annual budget process by supporting other Finance team members.
  • Provides analytic support to Finance team members.
  • Provides support to SAP users for banking, fixed assets, and general ledger.
  • Maintains the SAP master data and reports in SAP.
  • Creates new assets in the fixed asset module in SAP.
  • Uploads the daily banking file to SAP for all central bank accounts.
  • Prepares the T3010's for VON Canada, VON Ontario and select others as required.
  • Prepares and records the monthly vacation accrual for VON Canada.
  • Provides consolidated financial and management reports to the CFO as required.
  • Reconciles intercompany receivable and payable accounts and process bank transfers.
  • Performs general accounting and all yearend audit working papers for the VON Canada Pension Plan.
  • Prepares general accounting entries for VON Canada and intercompany Accounts payable entries for all legal entities.

External and Internal Relationships
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with CFO, internal staff in the finance team.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with all external customers and contacts, such as auditors and funders.

Education, Designations and Experience:
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Accounting, Commerce, Business Administration or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years of general accounting and financial analysis experience within a multiple-location environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP would be considered an asset
  • Experience working in not-for-profit sector is considered a strong asset

Skill Requirements:
  • Proficiency in Windows OS and MS Office Suite programs, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to achieving results and achieving deadlines.
  • Thrives in a fast paced, challenging, and ever changing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to work both independently and within a team.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check required.
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: fast-paced environment; attention to detail;lift andcarry using appropriate lifting techniques; walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs; grip and fine hand movements.
VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of support, please visit our website at for further details.

In accordance with the Employer's policy, Mandatory Vaccination: COVID-19, it is required that all VON Canada Nova Scotia Branch, VON Canada Ontario Branch and VON Canada (National) employees, contractors, volunteers and students be fully vaccinated (subject only to legitimate established exemptions of a medical nature or where there is a valid human rights exception).
To facilitate this policy, all VON Canada employees, students, contractors and volunteers will be required to provide written attestation confirming that they are fully vaccinated and reasonable proof of vaccination status, inclusive of any government-issued documentation.

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About VON Canada

The power to change lives!

VON Canada has been leading care at home for over 125 years. Today, we are a highly-trusted non-profit organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities.

Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible.

With the help of our funders, donors, volunteers and committed staff, we offer dozens of programs and services across Ontario and Nova Scotia that provide real hands-on help to seniors, children, youth and adults who need extra support. We help Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. And, together with our clients and their families, we contribute to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

We employ thousands of team members in the positions of:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed/Registered Practical Nurses
  • Support Workers (PSWs, CCAs, Home Helpers)
  • Client Service Associates/Administrative Assistants
  • Nurse Managers
  • Community Support Program Coordinators
  • Corporate Services (HR, IT, Finance, etc.)
  • And much more!

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and paid vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program for eligible employees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community

Being a part of VON can open up a lifetime of opportunities through professional development, training and job growth. Come for the job, stay for the learning, the growth, and the chance to make a real difference in the lives of everyone you work with.

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