Senior Financial Analyst – Talent Pool

Full Time @Metrolinx
  • Toronto View on Map
  • Post Date : April 3, 2024
  • Apply Before : April 30, 2024
  • Salary: CA$88,758.00 - CA$120,634.00 / Annually
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  • Job ID 34041

Job Description

Employee Status: Contractual & Regular
Bargaining Unit: Non-Union
Pay Range: $88,758 – $120,634
Location: Downtown, Toronto
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2024

Please note that this is a pool posting with the purpose of collecting resumes for current/future vacancies for the Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Project Financial Control Officer positions. Both of these roles are at the same level, with similar responsibilities. Your resume will be reviewed in conjunction with our open vacancies and distributed to the correct Hiring Manager at the appropriate time. Only candidates selected for next steps will be contacted.

This pool posting is for external applicants only. Current Metrolinx employees are advised to apply via the Internal Career Portal when specific vacancies are posted.

Metrolinx is connecting communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. Metrolinx operates GO Transit and UP Express, as well as the PRESTO fare payment system. We are also building new and improved rapid transit, including GO Expansion, Light Rail Transit routes, and major expansions to Toronto’s subway system, to get people where they need to go, better, faster and easier. Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

At Metrolinx, equity, diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values of serving with passion, thinking forward and playing as a team.

Our Senior Financial Analysts will provide financially-informed analytical support to assigned divisions; understand the financial and accounting impact of business processes (e.g. audit, legal, and reporting requirements) to evaluate current and future business activities, and deliver timely and accurate accounting and operational excellence.

What will I be doing?

  • Provide finance forecasting and reports (e.g., variance and cost-recovery analysis, reconciliation of accounts).
  • Conduct financial analyses to support the business operations; provide expertise in analyzing and responding to inquiries and solving complex problems.
  • Create and apply reporting templates, financial models, and automated processes to meet legal and corporate standards.
  • Assess the effects of new processes and projects from a finance perspective, (e.g., detecting defects, limitations, cost-benefit effects, and risks before implementation).
  • Provide internal customers, leaders, and team members, with agreed upon reports and recommendations with accuracy and on deadline.
  • Provide expertise to support other financial professionals and activities (i.e., accountants, auditors, budget managers).
  • Provide expertise to non-finance business leaders, partners and committee members, help interpret financial data and provide commentary.
  • Support internal clients and provide analyses, reports, and financial tools.

What Skills and Qualifications Do I Need?

  • Completion of a degree in Accounting, Finance, Math, Commerce, or related field or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Minimum six (6) years’ progressive experience as a Financial Analyst.
  • Experience with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of business practices, financial analysis; understand the financial and accounting impact of business processes to evaluate all business activities (e.g., audit, legal, and reporting requirements).
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to present commentary, reports, and presentations on financial analysis to senior management.

Don’t Meet Every Requirement?

If you’re excited about working with Metrolinx but your past experience doesn’t quite align with every qualification of this posting, we encourage you to apply. You just might be the right candidate for this or other roles. We are always looking for great talent to join our team.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from members of equity-deserving communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized, women, people with disabilities, and people with diverse gender identities, expressions and sexual orientations.


We value the unique skills and experiences each person brings to Metrolinx and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment. We are committed to the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act so if you require accommodation during the hiring process, please let our Recruitment team know by contacting us at: 416-202-5601 or email

Application Process:

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Metrolinx will be using email to communicate with you for all job competitions. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence, we recommend that you check your email regularly. If no response is received, we will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing the opportunity. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Check may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online through the Current Opportunities page.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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