Project Analyst

Job Location 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Category 
Finance & LegalĀ 
Type 
Regular Full-Time
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Overview:

Join the Vision Critical team

A colossal revolution is happening in the way organizations engage with their customers which is pushing market research to become more captivating and Vision Critical is leading the charge. Our team, led by Scott Miller, CEO, and cofounded by industry icon Angus Reid, leads the world in interactive research and provides technology and expertise to help companies recruit, engage and learn more about their own customers. Our software allows our Fortune 500 clients to do internet based market research using interactive surveys, photos, videos, audio and 3D simulations. We work with one third of the world's top 100 brands; our professionals are spread across the globe in Canada, US, Europe, Australia and Asia; and our VC Community Panels product is the most widely adopted community panel platform on the planet.

 

We take good care of our people and we get recognized for it. Recently Vision Critical was named one of BC's Top Employers and one of Canada's Top Employers for young people, as well as one of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50. We're growing fast, developing cutting-edge technology and research techniques that bring clients the insight they need to get inspired, be innovative and make bankable decisions.

 

We reward self-starters, firecrackers, collaborators and life enthusiasts. We can't abide stagnancy or bureaucracy. We thrive on change and ambitious goals. Join our team!

Project Analyst

As Project Analyst, you'll be the vital link between Client Services and Finance on all Project Management Office (PMO) related activities. The successful candidate will be tasked with ensuring a business unit's accounting records are prepared and maintained in accordance with accounting controls, principles and practices, while providing insight and analysis to the business units and senior management.

 

This position reports to the Manager of Finance Operations and the role will involve working closely as the project accounting go-to person for one or more business units. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Financial transaction responsibility for one or more business units down to net revenue - including review of contracts, project estimates and profitability, project creation, invoicing, revenue generation, reconciliations and analysis.
  • Significant involvement in weekly invoicing and monthly revenue recognition
  • Weekly maintenance of revenue forecast
  • Monthly variance analysis of actual results against forecast and budget
  • Substantial liaison with people with non-finance backgrounds

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Self-starter with strong time management and organizational abilities; able to set and meet own deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with all levels of management
  • Excellent computer skills with hands-on experience with accounting software
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Experience in a market research or professional services organization would be an asset

Next steps

If you are interested in catapulting your career to the next level we invite you to apply online now. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in Vision Critical and encourage you to constantly check our website for a list of all current opportunities.

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