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Financial Systems Analyst II
Permanent / Full time
…strive to make a difference?
…value respect, care, excellence, trust and fairness?
…value a culture where individuals are committed to deliver purposeful client service through a lens of learning and growth, within a hybrid work model that values flexibility and work-life balance?
At WCB-Alberta, we make a meaningful impact in the lives of working Albertans. We are a not-for-profit organization legislated to administer the workers' compensation system for the province. When any Alberta worker is hurt on the job, we are here to help. We provide compensation and benefits for workplace injuries and occupational diseases to over 1.9 million workers.
The FPMI team is a partner to our business, facilitating cross-departmental collaboration (both within and external to finance) on the management of financial processes that are impacted by systems that generate financial data and transactions. This team is solid in evaluating financial processes from the perspective of risk management (including business continuity), data efficiency, and model optimization; and is there to support continuous improvement and change management as data tools and systems evolve and modernize.
WCB-Alberta is on a journey to evolve our processes and the ways in which we deliver insight to our customers, using technology as an enabler. To be successful in this environment, you’ll need to have a strong interest in digital transformation, and experience in applying frameworks that facilitate evaluation around continuous improvement and risk assessment. Self-initiative is no stranger to you; you learn quickly and adapt to new challenges; your analysis skills are strong, and you make sense out of many different sources of information. Combining your ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff, management, and external stakeholders, along with your strong client focus will contribute to your success in effectively influencing and managing change.
We are shaping the future around the delivery of financial insight to our organization. We believe in meaningful work, automating the transactional, and focusing our expertise on providing insight to the business. If you align with our values, want to be part of a group of enthusiastic people who share our passion for meaningful work and are excited about the opportunities that our finance team is delivering to our business, we encourage you to apply online today.
Consult with internal clients to identify and support the optimization and modernization of the data and analysis required for financial processes, transactions, and reporting. Provide feedback on the evaluation, assessment, prioritization, and delivery of optimization opportunities.
Support the design, development, maintenance and continuous improvement of integrated financial systems, processes, and risks.
Support financial processes by carrying out optimization and compliance functions, risk assessments, and small application development and maintenance.
Maintain close relationships with IT professionals, colleagues, and key stakeholders on issues relevant to financial systems, processes, and risks. Support and resolve issues reported to the Financial Process and Modelling Innovation team.
Provide change management and training for clients within Finance and throughout the WCB who are affected by financial optimization or risk mitigation initiatives.
Participate in long- and short-term financial system planning, providing evaluations and analysis of existing processes and risks.
Your experience and skills:
University degree or diploma in Commerce, Business Administration, Finance, or equivalent, with a focus on Management Information Systems. A professional accounting designation (CPA) is considered an asset.
At least 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience working with complex financial systems and data.
Experience with automated solutions to enhance financial budgeting, forecasting, and reporting would be an asset.
Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize, plan and organize required tasks to meet deadlines.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical staff.
Ability to learn quickly when faced with problems and ambiguity.
Strong conceptual and analytical skills and creativity in identifying solutions, with proven decision-making ability.
Experience with System techniques/tools including but not limited to, data/statistical analysis (Power Query, Power BI), Visual Basic (Excel Macros), Structured Query Language (SQL), version control software and process visualization software.
Experience with PeopleSoft, Lotus Notes, Cognos Metrics Manager, and or Data Warehouse would be an asset.
We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, flexible work schedules and hybrid work opportunities that foster a healthy work-life balance. You’ll work with supportive leaders and skilled professionals in a caring and collaborative work environment. For more information, please see our
, available on our website.
Salary: $78,409 to $99,226.00 per annum (Salary Grade 11 with market supplement)
Final candidates for this position are required to undergo a security clearance and credit check as a condition of employment.
We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified persons, without regard to race, colour, religion or national origin, gender (or gender identity or expression), age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity is provided in employment, promotions and wages.
Posted: September 27, 2023
Closing Date: October 11, 2023