Financial Analyst/ Assist Controller

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Financial Analyst for a client based in Calgary. Reporting to and supporting the Controller, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial reporting, corporate accounting, taxation matters and internal controls.


  • Preparation of the quarterly and year-end financial statements, management’s discussion and analysis, and other reports as required;
  • Preparation of financial reporting for foreign operations;
  • Assistance with analyzing financial results and variances;
  • Assistance with monthly, quarterly and annual management reporting package;
  • Valuation of equity-based compensation and reporting of equity activity to regulatory bodies;
  • Tax compliance including preparation and filing of corporate tax returns;
  • Research of foreign tax regimes for tax planning purposes;
  • Assistance with general accounting duties including review of working papers and reconciliations;
  • Provide advice and guidance on accounting matters including IFRS standard updates and complex accounting issues;
  • Coordination of yearly audit working papers and supporting documentation;
  • Maintain documentation on design and implementation of internal controls including annual testing of controls;
  • Assist in establishing and monitoring compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures; 
  • Work with Controller on streamlining reporting processes and information systems;
  • Liaise with auditors;
  • Cross-training with other accounting positions to ensure adequate coverage;
  • Work on special projects as needed.


  • Hold a CPA designation with 3+ years of experience in public practice;
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and solid understanding of corporate tax;
  • Excellent computer skills including high level of proficiency in Excel and Word;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the team;
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills; 
  • Exceptional time management skills with ability to meet deadlines; 


 **Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain