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Posted February 19, 2020

Financial Analyst

Calgary, AB Full Time

Avenue Living Communities, a fast-paced, fast-growing owner and operator of apartment buildings in Western Canada is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team. Backed by our entrepreneurial spirit, passion and commitment to great customer service and satisfaction, we have acquired a portfolio of 9000 apartments since our inception in 2006 and are continuing with this aggressive growth plan.

To support this growth, we are seeking a Financial Analyst to join our head office team.

What you will be doing:

  • Prepare payables and cheque run reports weekly.
  • Analyze advances to suppliers account; ensure the advances are recovered from the suppliers on a weekly basis and in a timely manner.
  • Analyze financial data by collecting, monitoring and creating cash requirements and financial models for decision support.
  • Develop and maintain financial models to calculate KPI and monitor trends. Provide insight on trends to support decisions.
  • Assist with weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual forecasting.
  • Produce variance analysis on a monthly basis by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Perform cost analysis, provide trends and forecasts and explain processes and techniques.
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses.
  • Study proposed changes in methods (Example: validate WIP reports).
  • Support control mechanisms to ensure vendors billing is accurate.
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.

What you need to succeed:

  • Strong analytical (quantitative as well as qualitative) skills including building models and prior data mining.
  • Ability to streamline functions and a passion to learn and grow.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel; familiarity with data query/data management tools extremely helpful e.g. MS Access.
  • Strong financial modeling experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics.

What we offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Exciting opportunities in a dynamic and rapidly expanding company

How to apply:

If you feel you are uniquely qualified for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume.