• Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: August 24, 2021

Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

Halifax, NS

Reference # HL-15006

Stewart McKelvey is Atlantic Canada’s largest full-service law firm with six offices across four provinces. We are leaders in providing the valued legal advice and innovative solutions clients need to solve their challenges now and in the future. By thinking forward, we guide our clients with a forward focus by solving their business challenges, avoiding future risks and identifying new opportunities. We lead clients and the practice of law forward. The firm invests in its people, technology and its business to ensure the continued delivery of the quality service that clients have come to expect from the firm. Stewart McKelvey has earned a reputation as a leader in the profession and a supporter of the communities in which we live and work. Our forward-thinking perspective results in outperforming expectations.

Now we are excited to partner with Stewart McKelvey in recruiting a Financial Analyst to join their team in Halifax, NS. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting & Analysis, the Financial Analyst with be responsible for preparation of regular financial and non-financial reporting, variance analyses, business decision support analysis and various other duties within the Finance department.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the completion and accuracy of various management reports;
  • Complete variance analysis of financial statement lines through comparison of actual, budgets, forecasts and last year lines;
  • Prepare period accruals and other entries as necessary;
  • Various ad-hoc analysis and requests for reporting for senior management;
  • Detailed monthly analysis and reconciliation of various general ledger accounts;
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting of financial data including reconciliations to budget;
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting of non-financial data for senior management;
  • Monthly reconciling of bank accounts;
  • Assist with various treasury related functions including loan administration and preparing cash flow reports;
  • Reporting of fixed assets including continuity of fixed asset additions, disposals and capital planning analyses;
  • Assist in preparing for the annual audit;
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration or equivalent, with a focus in Accounting / Finance;
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) is preferred;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in an accounting environment, preferably in a legal or professional services environment;
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel are a requirement;
  • High attention to detail; and
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of the economics of a business.

If you are a driven and curious accounting professional that enjoys reporting and analysis, this is the perfect role for you. Connect with us today!

For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Jason Ozon, Consultant, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Jason Ozon know.

As a firm, we value diversity and are committed to providing a workplace that fosters a culture of awareness, appreciation and respect. It is our mission to promote diversity and inclusion throughout the firm, to support the diversity initiatives of our clients, and to encourage greater inclusion in our communities through sponsorships and support. It is our belief that diversity and inclusion enhances the delivery of legal services to our clients through the respected and valued input of diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences.

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