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Financial Analyst at Northwestel Inc. in Whitehorse

Posted on Sep 24, 2013 in Financial, Legal & Professional Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary


Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

Are you looking for an adventure with the opportunity to live minutes away from breathtaking wilderness? Are you interested in professional growth and the ability to provide strategic direction? Come to the North where the opportunity for career development at Northwestel is as vast as the landscape. As the preferred supplier of telecommunications, we are customer and community focused offering the newest and most reliable products and services. The Finance and Accounting team is recognized as a strategic partner in the success of Northwestel. As a team we provide operations and strategic guidance that support personal and business success

We are looking for a new member to join our team as Financial Analyst. You will be accountable for budgeting, forecasting and monthly financial reporting requirements of the organization.This position include analysis and understanding of the organization’s financial results in areas such as cash flow, treasury and regulatory requirements. In addition, the position is also accountable for providing general financial reporting and analysis to a variety of situations as the need arises

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

• Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts etc) taking into account the company’s goals and financial standing

• Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts

• Identify trends, advise the company and recommend actions based on sound analysis

• Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data

• Perform day to day treasury functions and provide effective management of long term cash

• Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis in specific areas of business

• Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models for regulatory financial requirements on an ad-hoc basis

• Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope

• Drive process improvement initiatives that impact the function

• Other assignments as required

Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

• BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related field with 5+ years of experience as a Financial Analyst

• CA, CMA, CGA Accounting designation an asset

• Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications

• Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills

• Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis

• Well informed in current financial subjects, money market and business environment


The salary range for this position is $61,800 to $75,000 annually. In addition to the salary you would be eligible for an annual bonus, employee discount plan, vacation travel allowance, four weeks vacation, comprehensive benefit plan, BCE share purchase options and a company pension plan.

This job was posted on Sep 24, 2013 and will be removed on Oct 05, 2013

All applications must be received before Oct 04, 2013

Northwestel Inc.

Please Contact: Shannon Tessier



Address: 301 Lambert Street PO Box 2727 Whitehorse Y1A 4Y4

To apply for this Job

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 pm PDT Friday, October 4, 2013, via e-mail to or by faxing it to 867-668-3236. Please quote job reference #13-1212YuWIN.