Financial Analyst

Job Summary

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of various key financial statements and monthly reports for senior management. The Financial Analyst will also manage all aspects of Rapport’s corporate external financial and compliance-reporting processes, assist with the coordination of the annual audit process, reconcile and balance of general ledgers and assist with the preparation of Rapport’s annual budget.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares various financial reports such as key branch ratios report, month-end financial statements and statistical reports, maintaining the highest quality, reliability and accuracy.

  • Prepares monthly asset and liability schedules, month-end tax payments and year-end working papers for auditors.

  • Responsible for the monthly closing process, including reconciliations and analysis of related accounts.

  • Extracts and compiles financial data as directed for inclusion in a variety of financial reports including, but not limited to: targets to actual, revenue breakdowns and loan reports.

  • Compiles a listing of all delinquent positions and submits to credit for validation.

  • Responsible for the monthly preparation of monthly investment interest reconciliation.

  • Prepares monthly and annual regulatory reporting with the Financial Services Regulatory of Ontario (FSRA).

  • Responsible for the reconciliation and balancing of general ledger accounts; proofs entries keyed to  general ledgers and ensures ledger is balanced and follows up with discrepancies and resolving, as  directed by management.

  • Assists with the preparation of Rapport’s annual budget.

  • Participate in preparation of all related reconciliation, analysis and reports required for external,  internal audits; will serve as a point of contact with external auditors and ensure effective  communication among staff, internal audit and external auditors.

  • Prepares monthly journal entries.

  • Oversees the activities within Accounts Payable and provides support and guidance to the Accounts  Payable Analyst when necessary. 

  • Prepares accounting records for retention and disposal.

  • Maintain a list of instructions/documentation on preparation of financial reports and update as  necessary.

  • Update and implement control checks for all financial reports to ensure “one version of truth”.

  • Assist the Financial Controller on the development and maintenance of presentation materials and dashboards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Financial Controller, CFO and CEO.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Completed or near completion of CPA designation.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years combined experience in Accounting and Finance.

  • Previous experience strongly desired in financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and financial  analysis.

  • Financial reporting and presentation development.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and MS Office applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint).

  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.

  • Solid knowledge of accounting functions.

  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability

  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.

  • Detail oriented and organized.

  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Flexible and able to prioritize tasks and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work independently or within a team.

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment.

  • Hybrid work arrangement

  • Occasional overtime may be required

How to Apply

Please apply here.

Closing Date

Until filled.

Please note that this posting is a 1-year contract, with the possibility for an extension as well as possibility of permanent placement.

We thank those who apply; however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Rapport is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from all qualified candidates.

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


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