Senior Financial Analyst

Dec 31, 2023
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  • Become a valuable addition to the Avalon Master Builder team
  • Join an organization that supports career growth
  • Receive an annual salary of $80,000+, plus benefits

About Avalon Master Builder

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Avalon Master Builder (Avalon) is an award-winning family business that has been building homes since 1983. Avalon prides itself on building homes that exceed the standards of the building code.  All of Avalon's homes are built to meet high standards in energy efficiency, water conservation, and sustainable building practices. 

Avalon also prides itself on having a diverse team, where individuals can contribute to the company's success. They believe in supporting their team member's personal and professional growth.

For more information, please see our website. 

About the Opportunity

Avalon has an opportunity for a full-time Senior Financial Analyst to join their team. This position is based at our Calgary, AB office. 

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting multiple business units and executive leadership in making strategic decisions
  • Performing a range of cost account and project accounting tasks, including calculating the percentage of completion and revenue recognition
  • Reviewing and investigating discrepancies, and correcting transactions as needed
  • Assisting with the annual budget
  • Preparing accurate and high-quality monthly, quarterly, and annual internal and external investor reports
  • Preparing the quarterly management discussion and analysis
  • Reviewing information for accuracy, including but not limited to tying information to backups and checking for arithmetical accuracy
  • Compiling and analyzing financial information for business units and performing variance analysis for the monthly reporting package
  • Preparing year-end working papers and schedules for the annual financial audit
  • Calculating complex financial entries, including asset retirement obligations, depletion, and foreign exchange
  • Identifying opportunities to automate, streamline, and further develop reporting processes
  • Researching and resolving accounting issues, including evaluating and implementing new accounting standards to ensure compliance
  • Providing support, coordination, addressing and responding to queries from auditors and internal reviewers, while taking ownership of issues and ensuring a timely and successful resolution
  • Building and maintaining analysis, models, or dashboards to support sales forecasting, economic optimization, process optimization, and performance management processes
  • Pursuing process improvement, developing process maps and instructional documentation

About You

To qualify ideally, you must have a Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting and 5+ years experience as Financial Analyst. A Designated CPA or equivalent certification would be considered an asset.

The following will be critical to successfully performing this role:

  • Ability to analyze data and communicate the results to different stakeholder groups
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills, business intuition, and ability to build consensus across different business functions and stakeholders

Lastly, you will join us as a self-starter with a positive, solution-oriented, and growth-focused mindset, and the commitment to work with a team. The ability to remain calm when confronting challenges and confrontations is essential.

About the Benefits

As a valued member of our team, you can look forward to an annual salary of $80,000+, based on experience, skills, and qualifications. You'll also gain access to the following benefits: 

  • Extended health care coverage
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • Office gym
  • Social events including quarterly socials, Christmas party, and weekly team socials
  • Dog friendly office space

This is your chance to be part of an established organization with great room for career growth and personal development.   

If you're ready for your next growth opportunity, then we invite you to apply today! Please apply here

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