Now Hiring: Financial Analyst

"Amii is thrilled to be adding a Financial Analyst to our Finance and Admin Team! One of my favourite parts about working for Amii is the fast paced environment that comes with being involved in a startup non-profit organization. I’m looking for a driven, detail-oriented candidate with a knack for Excel! AI holds incredible potential to improve our lives. If you’re interested in being part of fulfilling our mandate of AI for good and for all, I would love to hear from you."

- Jessica Wiebe, Controller

Job Purpose and Accountabilities

Reporting to the Controller, the Financial Analyst serves as a key member of the Finance and Admin Team and works closely with them to ensure accurate financial records, maintain internal controls and to identify and drive process and productivity improvements.

The Financial Analyst assists with completing Amii’s full cycle accounting and financial transactions. The Financial Analyst ensures that the books and accounting records are kept in accordance with GAAP and that transactions are in compliance with Amii financial policies & procedures and are documented and supported. The Financial Analyst completes projects and provides assistance whenever necessary. Some of the main responsibilities of the Financial Analyst are as follows:

  • Assists Controller in Fund accounting and reporting to external stakeholders and granting agencies
  • Reconciles various accounts and identifies errors and anomalies; finds sources of errors and recommends action to resolve
  • Monthly accrual adjustments (payroll, professional fees, interest revenue, prepaid adjustment)
  • Monthly capital asset tracker updates and amortization entry
  • Monthly deferred revenue adjustment to track remaining revenue in various contracts and funds
  • Monthly invoicing to customers
  • Quarterly filing of GST returns
  • Monthly accounts receivable review and follow-up with customers who have aging unpaid balances
  • Records Management - all records such as contracts, agreements, statements of work and NDA’s are accurately file; maintains and improves filing systems
  • Assists Controller with the annual audit and preparing the year-end working papers and schedules as required
  • Communicates with internal stakeholders to ensure accurate and timely responses and resolutions to issues
  • Ensures financial transactions comply with Amii policies & procedures
  • Maintains internal controls - communicates with Controller to review and assess internal control issues and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Maintains accurate financial records
  • Maintains confidentiality with respect to personal, corporate, and financial information
  • Completes ad hoc reporting and financial requests, and projects as assigned

The role focuses on achieving excellence in three main accountabilities:

  • Stakeholder Satisfaction
  • Financial Accuracy
  • Compliance with Amii Policies & Procedures, Internal Controls & GAAP


  • Four (4) year degree required in the field of Accounting or Finance or Business Administration and/or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience; experience in a not for profit environment will be an asset
  • Highly proficient in MS Office environment, excellent data analysis skills and abilities (must be advanced expert in MS Excel, including knowledge of advanced tools, pivot tables, formulas, and conditional formatting)
  • Experience with Quickbooks Desktop is an asset
  • Understanding of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), fund accounting
  • Experience & understanding of Not For Profit Accounting is an asset
  • Experience performing the payroll function and use of payroll software is an asset
  • Thorough working knowledge of internal controls and internal control concepts

Attributes & Expectations

  • Strong relationship building skills and judgment
  • Research skills, ability to interpret and present information, data and ideas accurately and comprehensively
  • Ability to communicate complex financial concepts in clear, precise language to both financial experts and laymen
  • Strong organization, accuracy, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize (sometimes conflicting) tasks effectively
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt in a constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and encouraging an environment of cooperation, collaboration, respect, and integrity
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to contribute to the strategic and financial success of the organization
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills as needed to support the organization and the role
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills - approaches challenging circumstances and relationships with confidence and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Operates with the highest standards of integrity and trust
  • Demonstrates exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Displays an ability to focus on the big picture without losing sight of the details
  • Able to work independently while collaborating with team members and subject matter experts when appropriate
  • Maintains confidentiality with respect to personal, corporate, and financial information

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply! Please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the Indeed listing by October 22, 2021.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the time of application.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

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