Senior FP&A Analyst

City(s): Burlington, ON

Finances

Published: April 15, 2024
Type: Full time
Position to fulfill: 1

The Senior FP&A Analyst is responsible for ensuring the reliability of the financial information to perform month end financial analysis, develop forecasts and financial plans on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. This role incorporates a combination of financial and strategic analysis, and creative thinking through supporting key business partners to ensure that corporate business objectives and financial results are achieved. 


Assigned responsibilities

  • Manage and execute the financial aspects of strategic planning, annual budget and forecasting process related to a specific area of the business.
  • Establish and grow partnerships with all departments and cross functional teams to provide decision support, business analysis and provide excellent customer service.  Be a strong business partner.
  • Influence business decisions with impactful analyses on identification of trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead and drive the monthly S&OP.
  • Month end analysis - commentaries and other reports, providing insights for all levels of the P&L, at a national or Warehouse level
  • Analyze financial results and meet with VP’s / functional leads monthly to review results, explain significant variances against budget and prior year, and identify actions required to bring the results back to budget where required.
  • Perform detailed financial analysis, develop value added KPl's in scorecard, and complete miscellaneous projects as required. Provide additional analysis as required by functional leaders
  • Analyze the profitability of investment and optimization projects.
  • Participate in acquisition and business development projects and follow up on integration as required.
  • Perform ad hoc analyses to evaluate different investment scenarios.
  • Optimize and document processes and procedures.
  • All other related tasks.

 

Success Factor

  • Financial background: Your university degree in finance or accounting and at least 5 years of experience in a financial analyst role have provided you with excellent skills and knowledge of the field. You also have a certification from a recognized professional accounting or financial association (CPA - or CFA).
  • Analytical skills: You have the ability to establish a diagnosis and identify the probable causes and consequences of a situation. You know how to identify the links between the various elements, which leads you to be able to make accurate recommendations.
  • Thoroughness: You are professional and meticulous and pay attention to detail, ensuring the quality and accuracy of the information provided at all times.
  • Business acumen: You can quickly understand the essence of a company and seize opportunities that emerge from financial reports. Your business acumen allows you to make recommendations that are aligned with the company's objectives and strategies.
  • Computer expertise: You are proficient in the Office Suite and are an expert in Excel; knowledge of SAP & Power BI is an asset.
  • Language skills: Bilingual, you are fluent in French and English, both written and spoken.

Benefits

  • Quebec company of national scope;
  • Opportunity for growth in an expanding company;
  • Work environment stimulated by innovation;
  • Full range of social benefits*;
  • Group RRSP*;
  • Flexible hours and teleworking (depending on the position);
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Sick days*.

*Some conditions apply.

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