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Technician, Finance and Accounting

October 26 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting technician
Montreal, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-06

As a finance and general accounting technician, you help manage financial accounts in accordance with the organization's objectives by producing reports; performing audits, inspections and financial simulations; and analyzing risks, profits and losses. In addition to ensuring financial performance, you help plan and review budget processes. You help manage and control the organization's accounting systems by gathering, processing and recording financial data to accurately reflect the organization's economic activity. You assist with product and service pricing and financial engineering, financial market transactions, and tax law analysis (including payroll).

You serve as technical collaborator and provide discipline-specific support for your unit's activities, initiatives and processes. The ability to tailor your approach as needed is therefore essential. You research and analyze processes, information management and data processing.

You draw on your sound decision-making skills to solve technical problems and help develop and improve methods and procedures.

General Information on the Position

Additional responsibilities

  • Compare and validate data to ensure accuracy
  • Research and resolve issues related to exceptions
  • Reconcile accounts at the end of the month and follow up on information requests from external auditors
  • Collaborate with an operations team in Calgary (different time zone) in English

Other working conditions

  • Number of job available : 1

Qualifications

  • College diploma in a related field
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinaisons combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Independent speaker, upper intermediate knowledge of English
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel specifically
  • Familiar with Oracle software (an asset)
  • Experienced with recording transactions from statements of account in general ledgers

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Decision quality, Situational adaptability

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

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