Junior Accounting Analyst

Posted: May 24, 2023 Closing date of the competition: Jun 07, 2023 Location: Montreal (Balmoral) Flexibility Profile: Mostly Remote Salary Range: 7 – $60,164 to $74,682 (under review) Position Status: Temporary - Full-time, 12 months (37.5 hours per week) Position Number: 00133072 Division: Finance and Administration Department: Financial Operations Union Category: PIPSC

Are you passionate about great storytelling, about exploring the issues that matter, about pushing the boundaries in new audiovisual experiences? So are we. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, the National Film Board has been telling the country’s stories and pioneering breakthroughs in virtually every field of audiovisual content since 1939. But to do this, we need a team that truly reflects the richness and diversity of Canada. If you’d like to be a part of this team—and part of the NFB’s incredible legacy—we’d love to hear from you.


Contributes to the financial and accounting management of the organization based on their assignment to either the Expense and Accounts Payable team or the Payroll, Revenue and Corporate Accounting team. Produces various periodic and ad hoc reports for accounting processing or verification, statistics and proactive disclosure. Interprets policies, directives, regulations, etc., and provides support, training and advice to staff members. Performs accounting and administrative operations such as audits and reconciliations; identifies issues, proposes corrective actions and performs follow-ups.


  • Participates in month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting procedures by performing activities required by their position, such as calculating accruals, financial provisions, fringe benefit rebates, discounts and royalties to associations.
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts on a monthly basis and recommends corrections, if necessary.
  • Processes and reconciles transactions in financial or related information systems as assigned; verifies data integrity against supporting documentation, performs in-depth analysis and actively participates in problem solving; approves financial transactions (Section 33, 34) in accordance with the Financial Administration Act (FAA).
  • Interprets policies, regulations and directives relevant to their assignment, such as those related to acquisition-card programs, travel cards, the travel system and compensation programs in effect.
  • Prepares or participates in the production of various internal or external periodic reports.
  • Implements relevant internal controls, such as departure controls.
  • Prepares and updates administrative procedures in accordance with Treasury Board policies, regulations and guidelines and NFB internal regulations.
  • Participates in initiatives to continuously improve the tools, documentation, work processes and services offered by the Financial Operations sector.
  • Helps replace officers and accounting technicians on their team during heavy workload periods, holidays or absences.
  • Supports or assumes responsibility for the processing of other requests attributable to a Junior Accounting Analyst, as required.


  • University degree in an appropriate discipline such as Finance, Administration or Accounting;
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar role or relevant combination of education and experience;
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting contracts, collective agreements and legal clauses;
  • Practical experience in interpreting and applying policies, regulations and directives;
  • Strong knowledge of computerized data processing;
  • General understanding of the procedures used in a financial management department;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and SAP or other integrated financial applications;
  • Bilingualism in both official languages (French and English), both orally and in writing.


  • Initiative, autonomy, adaptability, strong customer service orientation and a collaborative spirit;
  • Excellent ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, with an organized, meticulous, structured and rigorous approach to work;
  • Good time-management skills;
  • Good communication skills, discretion and good judgment.

Interested candidates with the above qualifications are invited to apply in writing, including a copy of their résumé to cv@nfb.ca, BY JUNE 7, 2023, citing competition number: SN-00133072.

The NFB is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce that’s reflective of Canadian society. It promotes initiatives such as employment equity and encourages candidates to voluntarily indicate in their cover letter if they are a woman, a member of a First Nations group, Inuk, Métis, a person with a disability, or a member of a visible-minority group.

The NFB is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Feel free to advise us of any accommodation needs.

Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.