CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Financial Analyst in Albany, New York

Financial Analyst

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Category:Corporate Functions / Administration

City:Albany, New York, United States

Position ID:J1016-1414

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

Oversee departmental P&L and balance sheet accounts for specific departments within the US Northeast business unit.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

General ledger and expense management: Review all general ledger accounting entries with particular attention to accounts payable, accounts receivable, prepaid maintenance, amortization and fixed asset accounting, salary/labor cost transfers, and account classifications. Balance sheet reconciliation monthly.

Monthly close: Process month-end journal entries for revenue and expense recognition, accruals, and account reclassifications. Run ad hoc project queries and analysis in PSA and Diver. Research expense transactions using eProc and AP queries and reports.

Dept/Project financials: Work closely with project and departmental managers to analyze project financial performance and forecasts. Review financial data for monthly project health checks, PMO dashboards, and USEM strategic account reports. Support sector financial manager in preparing consolidated forecasts and annual budgets, review pipeline data and prepare analysis and reports. Maintain project reference data, and consolidated reports in Excel. Review sales models to validate project expense detail and to build new project worksheets as needed.

Adherence to accounting/corporate policy: Provide periodic audit documentation and reporting; understand and ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, IFRS, GAAP, and SOX program requirements

Project/contract level financial reporting experience supporting various contract types (i.e. T&M, Fixed-Price, Cost-Plus, etc.).

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Bachelors degree plus 3-5 years of directly related experience. Solid background in accounting, especially in areas of AP, fixed assets, prepaid maintenance, and accruals. Experience analyzing BU and project profitability compared with budget and prior forecasts.

Strong analytical and communication skills. Effectively manage extensive email correspondence.

Team-work skills and ability to work in a challenging environment with frequent deadlines.

Highly proficient in using Excel, including pivot tables, lookup functions, filters, and named ranges.

Also, preferably candidates will have prior experience working in accounting related to IT contracting. Prior experience with Peoplesoft, including coding and posting journal entries, running queries, and reviewing project reference data.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.


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