Financial Analyst, Global Technology Operations

Category: Finance
Main location: Canada, Quebec, Montreal
Position ID: J0923-0222
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We have a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for a Financial Analyst to support the GTO business unit.

Reporting into the GTO Controllership group, you will be primarily responsible for collaborating with business unit leadership and finance colleagues to deliver accurate, timely and highly valued accounting and financial support.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Prepare the annual budget for clients and analyze monthly gaps.
• Provide timely, accurate, and comprehensive analyses of financial results and reconcile them with forecasts and budgets.
• Ensure proper accounting treatment.
• Acquire a thorough understanding of accounting rules.
• Use different approaches and assumptions according to requests in order to compare and select the best solutions.
• Collaborate with other stakeholders (operations, management, and other financial analysts working directly with clients).
• Prepare ad hoc presentations and reports that meet the management team’s operational needs.
• Work closely with the centralized Corporate Financial Services team on financial close activities.
• Prepare and present financial analysis and validation of assumptions.
• Document selected solutions and processes.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance, and CPA designation (asset);
• Two to three years of experience in accounting/finance;
• Excellent command of spoken and written French and English.
• Experience in a complex and extensive accounting context, preferably in the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
• Action-oriented, proactive individual with a high degree of accountability for delivering quality work.
• Proven ability to analyze structured and unstructured financial information.
• Excellent knowledge of Excel.
• Keen understanding of priorities and compliance with deadlines.
• Knowledge of Hyperion and PeopleSoft (asset).


Bilingualism (French and English) is required for this position due to the nature of the role requiring interaction with national and global clients.

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.