Senior Financial Analyst

April 6, 2023
Closing Date
This posting will remain active on the website until the position is filled.
Job Description
Full Time
Calgary, AB
Posting Type
  • Continuous Posting


Job Details

POSITION TITLE: Senior Financial Analyst


PROGRAM: Corporate & Finance Services


POSITION TYPE: Permanent, Full-time


HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week


POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Finance and Corporate Services the Senior Financial Analyst preforms all technical functions in the preparation of financial models, organizational budgets, grant applications and reporting to third party donors. This role will also be responsible for supporting the financial system through the development and maintenance of financial reports and assisting with administering CMHA Calgary’s banking and investments complying with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Finance & Accounting



  • Analyze financial information and prepare balance sheets.
  • Resolve account payable and receivable issues or queries.
  • Accurately perform daily reconciliations of cash, check and credit card transactions, and tally and file invoices.
  • Assist in financial and tax audits, and general ledger preparation.
  • Prepare payroll returns and corporate reporting requirements.
  • Develop monthly financial statements that include cash flow, profit and loss statements, and balance sheets.
  • Complete end of month close procedures.
  • Posting journal entries, updating financial statements, maintaining accounts receivable and accounts payable, and preparing financial reports.
  • Reconcile all grant funding to deferred revenue.
  • Prepare AGLC reports for casino, bingo and raffles and reconcile to deferred revenue.

Budget Preparation

  • Prepare budget for grant funding applications in conjunction with Fund Development.
  • Prepare grant reports to funders in conjunction with Fund Development.
  • Track all restricted funding programs to monitor spending and ensure funds are spent in accordance with funding agreements.
  • Coordinate with management and staff to prepare budgets.
  • Assist in the preparation of the organizational budget and financial models to support the
  • business planning process.

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare the organizations cash-flow report and long-term financial forecast.
  • Prepare annual GST return along with annual charity return.
  • Prepare reports for grant funders including but not limited to Alberta Health Services, City of Calgary, Government of Canada, etc.
  • Develop and maintain the integrity of GP365 financial system reporting in conjunction with accounting staff.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports on key financial performance metrics, SROI and benchmarking for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as required to support the organization’s decision making.
  • Identify trends and recommend actions for improvement based on sound analysis.

Qualifications/Expertise Required:

  • Minimum of five years of progressive accounting experience.
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CPA) with a related university degree.
  • Experience in grant reporting to various agencies including: AHS, AGLC, Government of Canada. and other external stakeholder organizations, is a must.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and financial management systems.
  • Strong technical acumen using IFRS and Canadian GAAP.
  • Ability to implement strong accounting processes and streamline inefficiencies.
  • Significant experience with financial statement preparation and disclosure.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively in order to find new solutions.
  • Strong mentoring and performance management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and Videoconferencing tools and software.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build and manage teammates, inspire others, as well as interact effectively with peers and senior leaders.

The COVID-19 vaccination is a job requirement and a condition of employment. Offers of employment will be conditional upon proof of full immunization against COVID-19 with a Health Canada approved vaccine, prior to the candidates’ start date.

How to Apply


Application closing date: The posting will remain active on the website until the position is filled.

Candidates meeting the above criteria who wish to apply for this exciting opportunity should email their cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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I certify that the statements made by myself in this application are true, accurate and complete. I understand and agree that a false statement made either in this application or during the course of my candidacy for employment with CMHA Calgary may disqualify me from employment or result in dismissal. I also understand that any personal information that I have disclosed during the course of my candidacy or in my application for employment may be shared with members of the Hiring Committee, the CMHA Calgary HR department or appropriate members of the CMHA Calgary management team at any time during the course of my candidacy or thereafter, should I become employed by CMHA Calgary or not, for any reasonable employment purposes. *