Financial Analyst

  • Let's Talk Science
  • 1510 Woodcock St, London, ON, Canada
  • Jul 09, 2024
Accounting/Finance

Job Description

Are you an experienced accounting professional with excellent attention to detail?

Do you love budgets, financial analysis and project costing?

Do you like to know that your work will make a difference to children, youth and educators across Canada?     

We invite you to submit your application to join Let’s Talk Science – Canada’s leading national, charitable organization that engages youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Let’s Talk Science believes equity, diversity and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity.  We are committed to employment equity, building a diverse workforce and accessibility for all employees and program participants. We invite you to complete a brief questionnaire to help us build and measure our efforts to attract members of Equity Deserving communities to employment with Let’s Talk Science at https://questionpro.ca/t/AB3unpnZB3uwj1 


Financial Analyst
The Financial Analyst is responsible for the analysis and reporting of assigned grants, including budgeting, tracking program revenues, reconciliations and associated receivables. The incumbent will develop, implement, and use tools for the analysis of key financial information, including monthly financial reports for use by all levels of management.


Requirements/Qualifications
  • Degree/diploma in accounting, finance or a related field with 3+ years of accounting experience; an equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered
  • Experience with job costing and or project accounting strongly desired
  • Comfort working with technology and willingness to learn new software
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel
  • Experience working with accounting software; we currently use Financial Edge
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and associated procedures
  • Actively pursuing or obtained CPA designation an asset
  • Good understanding of CRA and Canadian Standards
  • Experience with not-for-profit accounting and/or payroll considered assets

A full position description can be downloaded from our website at: https://letstalkscience.ca/employment-opportunities.     We also invite you to visit our website letstalkscience.ca / parlonssciences.ca to learn more about our organization including our historical and ongoing commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (https://letstalkscience.ca/about-us/equity).

Benefits and Perks of Working at Let’s Talk Science
  • Competitive salary and flexible hours
  • Remote work option that enables you to join us anywhere in Canada with support for set-up and connectivity; strong preference will be given to candidates within commuting distance of London, ON
  • Starting with 3 weeks' vacation plus a 2-week paid closure over the December–January holiday period
  • Comprehensive group benefit package, including health, dental, vision, life and critical illness
  • Training to support our commitment to EDIA



Let's Talk Science has paused the enforcement of our mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. We will continue to strongly recommend vaccination; we will monitor and follow the scientific research but will not require that any new staff be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. Please note that the policy will continue to exist and may be enforced again in the future if warranted.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter (including salary expectations) quoting “Financial Analyst” as outlined below by 11:59 pm ET on July 28, 2024 to:

Shawna Agathos
Human Resource Generalist, Let’s Talk Science
1510 Woodcock Street, Unit 8 London ON N6H 5S1
Or via email: hr@letstalkscience.ca (please submit all documents in one pdf file)
FAX: (519) 474-4085

Equity Statement

Let’s Talk Science is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge the shared lands we live and work on across Canada and that our national office is situated on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Wyandot and Anishinaabe.

Let’s Talk Science values the diverse and intersectional identities of its stakeholders and staff. Let’s Talk Science believes equity, diversity and inclusion strengthen the community and enhance excellence, innovation and creativity and is committed to accessibility for all employees. We are committed to employment equity and building a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society that will enrich our work and learning environment. Let’s Talk Science seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applications who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women, and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodation to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We thank everyone for their expression of interest and are truly appreciative of the time individuals put into applying. However, with the limitations on time only those selected for an interview will be contacted.