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Financial Analyst, Complex Accounting (2 Year Term)

  • Finance
  • Ottawa
  • Term

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter by Nov 06, 2023

The Royal Canadian Mint is hiring a Financial Analyst, Complex Accounting who can thrive in a dynamic and inclusive environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Complex accounting, the Financial Analyst, Complex Accounting is responsible for effectively accounting for revenue and related costs associated as well as accruals with the Winnipeg and Ottawa Plant Operations and Ottawa Refinery Operations, including the maintenance and accurate reporting in the financial control system. Also, the Financial Analyst, Complex Accounting will help support the transition, reconciliation of parallel phases and deployment of Microsoft D365.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the temporary reconciliation and consolidation of reporting requirements during the ERP implementation and deployment
  • Prepare and document test cases for Finance processes
  • Conduct tests of Finance modules in D365, document results of testing and follow up on exceptions
  • Responsible for revenue recognition of foreign business line contracts, bullion transactions, numismatic products and the Canadian Circulation memorandum of understanding
  • Assist with accounting research and the preparation of accounting memorandums
  • Responsible for the accounting of various provisions and liability
  • Responsible for the accounting for department expenditures
  • Responsible for donations accounting, as well as donations reporting.
  • Complete financial close activities, including manual journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and monthly reporting
  • Identify and recommend process improvements and assist in ensuring internal controls exist for revenue recognition and related expense accounting and reporting
  • Support all external audit requirements
  • Action other responsibilities as assigned, including projects or initiatives to ensure successful delivery on Finance objectives


  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Experience with revenue recognition would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of 5 years of related business experience, manufacturing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success with analyzing contracts and making sound business recommendations
  • Solid understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Advanced skills in ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Team player, with strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Strong background in business processes and internal controls
  • Bilingual (English and French) preferred