The Senior Financial Analyst provides technical expertise and analytical support to the Law Society and affiliated organizations regarding financial policy development and management accounting best practices. This includes designing & implementation of dashboards, analysis and recommendations regarding budget development and monitoring, cash flow, financial reporting requirements, operational reporting requirements and the financial advisability of operational decisions, short to medium term investment and treasury function, and research and reports / presentations with respect to financial policy positions. The Senior Financial Analyst provides support and training to Law Society managers on budget development ensuring compliance with Law Society standards. The Senior Financial Analyst, in collaboration with the Procurement Specialists participates in the request for proposal (RFP) process, supports client departments in the development of the full costing of RFP responses. The Senior Financial Analyst provides support, guidance and expertise to the Policy Division in fulfilling analysis and costing of proposed policy initiatives. The Senior Financial Analyst conducts research and drafts financial policy papers consistent with Law Society standards.
The Senior Financial Analyst also fulfills internal control roles such as the completion of reconciliations, analysis and journal entries to ensure the completeness and accuracy of financial information and adherence to the Law Society’s financial reporting policies.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Special Projects and Initiatives
The requirement to maintain a high standard of commitment, ethics, respect, care in service delivery to clients (internal and/or external).
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
The requirement to structure and deliver effective verbal and written communication with clients, staff, licensees, the public, and others in a non-threatening and constructive way.
The requirement to share responsibility for the achievement of team goals and the associated behaviours required for individuals to contribute effectively in a team environment.
The requirement to demonstrate an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence for one’s self and for the benefit of the organization, its licensees and stakeholders.
Problem Solving and Judgement
The requirement to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge
The requirement to apply knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provide advice. This also includes the quality of advice given, as well as the requirement to make decisions in the best interests of the organization as a whole.