LandSure Systems Ltd. (LandSure) is a technology-driven organization providing innovation, project management, communication, and technology services to the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA). A wholly-owned subsidiary of the LTSA, LandSure operates as part of a unique business model to support the continued growth of the LTSA and its services.

At LandSure we offer a collaborative and positive organizational culture that promotes challenging, innovative work in a stable yet dynamic work environment. Located in the heart of Vancouver’s vibrant downtown core, our bright and modern office is just steps from transit, shopping, restaurants and the seawall.

This position reports to the Financial Systems and Revenue Controller and will work closely with the LandSure Customer Support team and LTSA Corporate Accounting team. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for the smooth financial operations of the myLTSA portal, including customer accounts reconciliation and support, daily bank and revenue reconciliation, and interaction with bank representatives to resolve adjustments for customer deposit accounts. This position involves working with big data tables and preparing various reports and analysis. The Financial Analyst will liaise with external auditors and prepare working papers for the General IT controls audit as well as provide information to the corporate accounting team for financial audit. The Financial Analyst will partner with other end users on defining functional requirements for system enhancements and will act as a test lead of the new and existing components of LTSA’s financial systems.

Operations

  • Administer customer deposit account management services for over 8,000 business accounts;
  • Investigate and resolve any remittance discrepancies and follow up on payment errors;
  • Provide level 2 support to the Customer Support team by responding to financial-related customer queries via CRM system.

Financial Accounting

  • Perform daily reconciliation of customer deposit accounts and bank balance and prepare reports for the Province and other third parties in a very strict timelines;
  • Prepare month end / quarter end financial reports (Foregone revenue, deferred revenue, Information service vs. Examination, transaction volume for MD&A etc.);
  • Complete revenue recognition postings in GP Dynamics;
  • Reconcile various revenue GL account balances in GP Dynamics against ASTRA reports monthly;
  • Provide monthly forecast for the myLTSA revenue and analyze budgetary differences;
  • Prepare annual myLTSA transaction volume matrix for revenue budget;
  • Prepare annual statistics for management reports.

Project Management

  • Liaise with system engineers regularly and make recommendations regarding myLTSA improvements;
  • Participate in the acceptance and release testing to verify compliance of financial components of ASTRA;
  • Lead the testing design and process for the Financial Processor and non-ASTRA financial systems;
  • Develop customized reporting for different stakeholders to support improved decision making.

We encourage you to apply if you have the following education, experience and KSA’s (or equivalent):

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance;
  • Intermediate level of accounting knowledge with 5+ years’ experience in an operational back-office accounting role responsible for cash/revenue management;
  • Experience working in a high-tech, start-up environment with custom developed software;
  • Experienced user of an ERP system and knowledge of GP Dynamics is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Financial competence in the areas of general business practices, revenue recognition, and general accounting principles;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of an organization, both internally and externally;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Superior organization and time management skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a quick turn-around environment;
  • Ability to analyze numbers and to suggest solutions to sometimes complex reconciliation issues;
  • Advanced computer skills including Excel (pivot tables), Word and Access;
  • Deadline oriented, strong multi-tasking and organizational skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing.

 

 

The LTSA operates critical systems that underpin BC’s private property market, civil justice system, taxation and Crown land management frameworks. Ensuring we hire properly qualified and suitable candidates is necessary for the programs and activities of the LTSA and LandSure. As part of our hiring process, we will request that a candidate supply certain personal information so that we may conduct identity, reference, education and credential verification, and criminal record checks. Credit bureau inquiry checks may also be conducted for certain positions. As a public body, the LTSA is authorized to collect personal information under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).