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Portfolio Finance Analyst (61165163)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_29628_61165163
Posted: March 13,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Portfolio Finance Analyst
Portfolio Finance Analyst (61165163)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Lead the financial tracking processes for the projects including support of planning, forecasting and base-lining of costs.
• Facilitate the on-going change control process for financial forecasts against cost base-lines, and provide reporting between baselines and currently approved spending levels, including the update of cost baselines for approved scope changes and update of financial forecasts for project plan changes.
• Support the project teams in establishing cost baselines and funding for planned projects and planned project changes.
• Ensure the integrity of financial data being tracked in the Canadian project tracking system.
• Prepare and present weekly comparisons and variance analysis between current cost outlooks and prior forecasts of project spend, and consolidate project level spending for program level financial reports.
• Prepare and present end of month comparisons and variance analysis between the monthly actual project costs and financial forecasts of project spend and consolidate project level spending for program level financial reports.
• Report weekly burn rates of Canadian labour costs, as compared to expected costs. Co-ordinate with project teams to obtain explanations and report on variances.
• Validate cross border charges against expected project charges and accruals. Co-ordinate with the Finance team in Canada and the US on any concerns related to the capture, tracking and billing of cross border charges.
• Lead the determination of monthly project cost accruals from the project teams, and ensure the validity and accuracy of the accruals provided. Co-ordinate with Finance on the posting of monthly project cost accruals and maintain ongoing tracking and reconciliation the accruals.
• Co-ordinate between the project and Finance teams to ensure understanding of the accounting and reporting requirements related to any new costs being incurred by the project teams. Ensure that the forecasting of the project costs align with the required accounting and recognition processes agreed to with the Finance team.
Required Qualifications/Experience
• 8+ years experience as a Portfolio Finance Analyst
• Accounting background, designation preferred
• Financial background
• Experience with Cross border accounting
• Experience with programming financial and track and keep up to date
• Advanced Excel (pivot tables, v-look ups)
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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