Job Description

Our client, one of Canada's top Law Firms is seeking a Financial Systems Analyst to join their Financial Services team.The objective of the role will be to provide support to the Billings and Collections department through reporting and analysis, administering the ebilling systems, and participating in the year-end audit.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in developing new reports to assist in improving key functional indicators.
  • Analyze, design and prepare ad hoc, daily, monthly, quarterly, and year-end management reports.
  • Responsible for following up to ensure client budgets are prepared by lawyers.
  • Identify and make recommendations for improvements of current practices and procedures.
  • Take a lead role in developing and implementing applicable software upgrades by testing new and existing functions and working with internal and external contacts to resolve issues.
  • Administration and user support for electronic billing systems.
  • Maintain and administer collection software and templates.
  • Create and maintain bill and proforma templates.
  • Participate in annual financial audit and benchmarking procedures, preparing year end schedules for auditors.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Possess a post-secondary degree in accounting, finance or commerce.
  • Attained a professional accounting designation or in pursuit of designation.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Financial Systems Analyst within a legal or professional services firm.
  • Highly service oriented.
  • Strong technical skills with expert knowledge of Excel including pivot tables and macros required. Experience with SQL scripting and demonstrating strong relational database knowledge.
  • Experience with SharePoint environment.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to quickly grasp complex assignments and to plan, organize, schedule and deliver within tight deadlines in a high pressure environment.
  • Experience in Business analysis/workflow analysis.
  • Aptitude for structuring and processing complex qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Experience with a complex accounting system required. Elite Financial system would be an asset.
  • Experience with upgrading or conversion of complex accounting system would be an asset.
  • Experience in audit year end working paper generation.
  • A track record of contributing to change, improving ways of working, and delivering service in a more efficient and effective way.
  • Pro-active problem solver and committed to delivering a high level of client satisfaction.
  • A team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization including Partners.

All applications are greatly appreciated, however only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank You.

Job Title:
Financial Systems Analyst
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
$80,000/year
Job ID:
#5072
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