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Finance Analyst

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Finance Analyst 

If interested please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Summary:
Our client is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our growing team in our Toronto head office, The position will report to the Director, Business Operations & Analytics, and is responsible for managing the annual budgeting and forecasting process, overseeing monthly financial reporting, and developing key financial results & performance reports. The position supports the company as it relates to financial analysis requests from management and key customers as well as facilitating the budgeting process. This position requires the exercise of independent judgment and discretion in performing analyses, making recommendations, and developing new approaches to analysis of financial and business data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Support the Director during the annual budget process planning, preparation, consolidation and submission
  • Manage budget template preparation, deployment and consolidation
  • Act as key FP&A support for customers in the preparation of by-channel budget submissions, both in technical and financial analysis terms
  • Provide improvements on budget process and reporting
  • Implement process for rolling forecast process and reporting
  • Attend departmental budget preparation and review meetings. Report back to finance management on follow-up issues and business risk/opportunities raised during meetings
  • Financial Reporting
  • Oversee Monthly Financial Reporting
  • Monthly Price Waterfall reporting
  • Monthly Income Statement reports
  • Additional parent company reporting as required
  • Internal P&L and other financial (e.g. Management Results Deck) reporting
  • Internal operating expense/project dashboards
  • Additional internal reporting requirements (e.g. by door profitability reports)
  • Assist in Monthly Close Review Process
  • Review monthly P&L results and explain variances against budget and prior year
  • Research financial posting issues and provide Accounting team correcting entries
  • Insure accuracy of financial reporting (e.g. control checks, account validations)
  • Financial Analysis
  • Analyze business
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary on monthly P&L
  • Support business owner in preparation of pro forma financial plans for new locations
  • Review performance against approved payback plans
  • Prepare monthly rolling forecasts of financial results
  • Design new reports providing insights on the business for management such as:
  • Develop Gross Margin analysis report by customer
  • Develop Capital Expenditure and Prepaid Activity reports
  • Develop & Design Operating Cost reports as requested
  • Balance sheet positions, including utilization rates and future requirements
  • Support business channel for analysis requested by management as it relates to new ventures, changes in accounting, other business risks/opportunities, etc.
  • Scenario analysis (best/worst case) with recommendations to management
  • Employee benefit costs
  • Provide business channels financial analysis and technical accounting support as required
  • Attend monthly departmental P&L review meetings, provide minutes to finance, follow-up on issues raised during meetings
  • Other various ad-hoc reports, analysis, recommendations and special projects for management as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum requirement: BA in Finance/Accounting
  • 2-3 years’ experience in cost accounting, finance or auditing
  • Knowledge of any accounting software preferred Axapta and/or 1st tier ERP system
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Detail-oriented, strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision
If interested please send your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience 2 to 3 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 573608
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Finance Analyst


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