Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst - Edmonton

Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst - Edmonton




Edmonton, AB, Canada


Finance, Analysis

Date Posted

February 7, 2022


We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst in our Edmonton office. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will be accountable for a wide variety of finance and accounting functions for multiple legal entities with offices in Canada, USA, and Chile.


  • Develop and report Annual Operating Plans (AOP) and periodic forecasts (excel based model building and manipulation skills are essential) – through collaboration with Operations to collect and interpret inputs,

  • Assist with monthly and quarterly consolidated financial reporting with analytical commentary for management and operations,

  • Develop/improve perpetual dashboard (Power BI and Excel), exception based, financial reporting and analysis,

  • Analyse and prepare monthly Commodity and Corporate tax accounting entries and filings for Canada and the USA,

  • Assist accounting team with pre-posting transaction reviews and monthly account reconciliations,

  • Assist with year end audit through preparing and analysing year end account reconciliations for several companies while working with external auditors,

  • Work cross functionally with Operations and Central Services (IT, HR, Supply Chain, etc) to coordinate improvement initiatives and implement Accounting practices/policies as needed,

  • Support regional offices in Canada, U.S. and Chile on education and development of accounting and finance knowledge,

  • Complete a range of special projects as required.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Professional accounting designation with a minimum of 5 years experience preferred,

  • Experience with project based management accounting preferred,

  • Knowledge of databases and ability to mine, build analytical models, and analyze data

  • Familiarity with Power BI reporting tool a plus,

  • Advanced excel skills – a MUST

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills,

  • Experience with banking, insurance, credit management and taxation accounting,

  • Effective communication skills both oral and written

  • Adaptable and willing to lead change productively,

  • Internal or external audit experience is considered an asset,

  • Ability to travel (Canadian, U.S., International) minimal requirements (less than 5%),

  • A positive, “can-do/will-do” attitude and client focused approach.

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.


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