Contour Software

Senior Financial Analyst

About Contour & Constellation
Contour Software is a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI), which acquires, manages and builds market-leading software businesses that develop industry-specific, mission-critical enterprise software solutions to serve both the public and private sectors. Prior to going public in 2006, CSI won the prestigious "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies” award in 2005. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and with a global presence, CSI's subsidiaries operate in more than 80 different industries in over 100 countries, generating annual revenues in excess of $3 Billion.

Contour Software currently houses remote employees for more than 80 Departments (R&D, Finance, IT, Customer Support, Professional Services and Other) belonging to more than 40 of CSI's 500+ divisions, in 3 offices [KHI, LHE & ISB]. Contour employees are key players in implementing, supporting, extending, enhancing, and renewing enterprise systems that run thousands of medium and large businesses as well as public institutions, globally.

The Division
The FOG Software Group acquires, manages, and builds specific software businesses in a variety of vertical markets, enabling them to be clear leaders in their industries. Our companies provide mission-critical enterprise solutions for vertical industries across the entire value chain.

As an operating group of Vela Software Group, the FOG Software Group is focused on strengthening businesses within the markets in which we compete and enabling them to grow – whether through organic measures such as internal innovation initiatives and product development or through the acquisition of new assets and businesses.

Vela is a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Constellation Software is a conglomerate of vertical market software companies and has completed over 600 acquisitions since inception in 1995. Constellation Software has consolidated revenues exceeding US$4 billion with greater than 16,000 employees worldwide.

Job Description
FOG is looking for a SFA who will provide accounting and financial support at the corporate level and be responsible for preparing financial reports and providing analysis on the income statement, balance sheet, and other critical financial information and metrics. A successful candidate will work closely with the corporate finance team to help make key operating decisions and will not be afraid to get into the details, will be highly analytical and be highly motivated. Strong Excel and reporting skills are a plus. The role will also be heavily involved with the quarter end close process and help to manage the group's adherence to deadlines and deliverables.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with monthly financial accounting, including journal entries and financial analysis, to ensure timely and accurate reporting of monthly financial results
  • Prepare monthly financial reports (including intercompany reconciliation)
  • Assist with the consolidation process, including quarterly revisions to the annual financial statements and monthly updates
  • Review business unit reconciliation for accuracy and completeness
  • Track and report key business indicators on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with the various finance leaders to provide support as required
  • Assist with the preparation of interim and year-end working papers for accounting and tax audit
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis as required by management
  • Assist with preparation of monthly employee expenses and benefit journal entries

Required Qualifications

  • Attained a Business/Finance degree (i.e. BBA, Comm. etc.) with preference given to those with relevant further study/designations (ACCA/ACMA/CPA)
  • Minimum of 4 years experience working in a Finance/Accounting role
  • Advanced skills and experience in MS Office Excel
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with ability to adjust and respond professionally to changing priorities and ad hoc issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Great Plains accounting software an asset

Exciting Benefits we offer:

  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage – Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Profit Sharing Plan [Tenured Employees Only]
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility
  • Company Provided Lunch/Dinner
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Recreational area for in-house games
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment
  • Leave Encashment

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