Finance Analyst

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Date Posted: 8/30/2021

Location: Kingston, Ontario, CA

Reference No.: 2021-0271

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Finance Analyst



  • Compile data from various sources and accurately record transaction activity in the company’s accounting and investment information systems to support timely report preparation.  

  • Prepare statements, reports and surveys to support accurate financial reporting for a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Monitor, review, analyze and reconcile GL accounts to ensure accuracy and proactively identify and report on variances. 

  • Coordinate transactional investigation with other business units and implement timely adjustments when needed.

  • Analyze and forecast the Company’s near term cash flow requirements and prepare instructions for external business partners (bank and custodian)  to facilitate the movement of funds

  • Actively facilitate the month-end close process and month-end analysis for various accounts. 

  • Assists in analysis and interpretation of financial results

  • Work with other Finance team members to continuously improve and automate team processes and templates.   

  • Participate in projects and initiatives as assigned. 

  • Provide back up to the team and support other business units as required.

  • Support external and internal auditors request


Skills / Knowledge / Education

  • Strong attention to detail required.

  • Ability to work independently; prioritizing and balancing multiple tasks.

  • Ability to think logically, analyze and solve problems.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to collaborate and build relationships.  

  • 3+ years accounting experience.

  • Experience in the financial services/insurance industry preferred.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel competency.

  • Strong proficiency in IFRS

  • Completion of a university degree with courses in financial and managerial accounting

  • CPA qualified or working towards CPA designation.


Working Conditions

  • Office environment.

  • Prolonged periods of concentration and attention to detail.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting while using a computer and/or telephone.

  • Business hours may vary based on current and future service needs.




In business for more than 90 years, with our head office in Kingston, Ontario, Empire Life continues to grow with offices across the country. Our success is based on a commitment to being approachable and responsive to the needs of our clients and distribution partners, on consistently solid investment performance and on faith in our employees as future leaders.

For regular full-time positions, Empire Life offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including a bonus plan and opportunities for career development.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Empire Life is an equal opportunity employer.