Senior Financial Operations Analyst

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AFSC requires an individual with an accounting designation, and a passion for Agriculture to join our team as a Senior Financial Operations Analyst (SFOA). Previous experience in the preparation and review of AgriStability applications and a strong knowledge of Agricultural operations is preferred. 

Familiarity with filing farm tax would be an asset as the SFOA is responsible to review, analyze and interpret financial, tax and production information. 

This position assists in the adjudication of income stabilization applications (AgriStability), coordinates Livestock Price Insurance audits, delivers AgriRecovery responses and participates in workflows relating to other AFSC programs/products as required. 

What are we looking for from you?

  • Experienced in preparation and review of AgriStability applications.
  • Broad knowledge of farming operations, agricultural business and its economic drivers. 
  • Technical expertise in Financial Analysis, accounting practices, income tax statutes and auditing techniques and procedures. 
  • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. 
  • An individual who thrives working within a dynamic and diverse working environment, you will be an excellent communicator with a drive for supporting the development of the team while maintaining a focus on excellent client experiences.
  • Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. 
  • Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies. 

What will you be responsible for?

  • Provide input into national policy, program design and implementation.
  • Provide technical and policy expertise to AFSC staff, clients and authorized representatives.
  • Identify and evaluate complex, expertise-led solutions against a range of criteria to make recommendations and implement solutions with respect to Income Stabilization claims. 
  • Review and provide input on Policy & Procedures Manual, Technical Information Circulars, Interpretation Bulletins and Program Guides. Identifying program, policy and/or processing weaknesses providing feedback to management with recommendations for improvement. 
  • Audit, review, and update of system requirements and documentation. Ensure systems are built and parameters and procedures are set such that claims are processed on a timely basis with an appropriate level of due diligence within corporate risk tolerances. 
  • An individual who thrives working within a dynamic and diverse working environment you will be an excellent communicator with a drive for supporting the development of the team while maintaining a focus on excellent client experiences.
  • Develop personal capabilities while also actively mentoring, coaching and providing assistance to new and less experienced staff as required

What will your growth opportunities look like in this role?

  • You will have the opportunity to collaborate with various other teams within AFSC.
  • Expand and develop your subject matter expertise in multiple types of Agriculture Operations
  • Provide expertise in the refinement and development of AFSC programs, policies and processes
  • The opportunity to develop and deliver training materials, coaching and mentoring of staff

What else is in it for you?

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits on your first day of employment
  • Health Spending Account
  • Winter Holiday closure
  • PSPP contributions
  • Generous vacation and special leave days
  • Health and wellness initiatives

Qualifications:

  • University Degree with Accounting Designation
  • 6 years of related experience