Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A
Toronto, CA
2d ago

Reporting to the Head of Corporate FP&A and GTS Finance, this role is responsible for providing financial planning & analysis support to Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) group, in addition, performing core monthly Global Technology Services (GTS) accounting, management analysis and corporate FP&A responsibilities.

This role is expected to be resourceful in leveraging peer support in order to deliver superior results.

Key Accountabilities

Decision Support & Analysis

  • Prepare analysis that includes the review of business metrics, assumptions and trends
  • Assist GTS business case development, modelling / tracking, and post-mortem analysis
  • Perform financial analysis and provide recommendations regarding equipment financing decision (lease vs buy)
  • Assist in the annual shared service cost allocation process, including key linkages between the GTS team and their SMEs and the corporate cost allocation process
  • Project and capital spending updates and analysis
  • Assist in identifying risks and opportunities for the business.
  • Planning and Forecasting

  • Assist in the budgeting and forecasting deliverables and predictive analysis, including iterative review with various subject matter experts (SMEs), headcount planning & validation, and bottom-up infrastructure budgeting
  • Perform financial modelling for the strategic planning process
  • Results analysis and reporting

  • Prepare insightful variance analysis for operating expenses, including detailed understanding of variances to budget, forecast, and prior year
  • Prepare key management reporting for the business leadership team
  • Analysis and input into the corporate monthly management reporting package
  • Monthly Accounting and Reporting

  • Prepare journal entries for, analyze and reconcile major Balance Sheet accounts on a monthly basis and ensure any reconciling items are dealt with in a reasonable manner and time frame
  • Work with the Finance Operations team to ensure accounting treatment of transactions is accurate and complete in the general ledger
  • Ensuring all financial information that populates financial statements is accurate and complete including month-end and quarter-end analysis
  • Identification, data collection and processing of key accruals necessary to ensure completeness of liabilities and expenses
  • Ensure fixed asset acquisitions are recorded in compliance with approved policies and thresholds
  • Provide information as required for the notes to the financial statements on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Maintain various continuity schedules for financial reporting and analysis
  • Other

  • Ad-hoc cost savings analysis & tracking
  • Assist the Manager GTS Finance and Head of Corp FP&A and GTS Finance
  • Critical skills in order to succeed in the role :

  • Highly motivated team player
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task in an efficient, controlled manner
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Highly analytical (ability to deal with complex issues, break down into components in order to analyze appropriately)
  • Ability to be flexible and work under pressure within a changing environment
  • Advance MS Excel skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication / interpersonal skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Must-Have Skills

  • 5 to 7 years of financial analysis experience preferably in financial services
  • University graduate plus a CPA or MBA is required
  • Strong financial analysis skills, ability to undertake research
  • Superior technical skills, including Excel (pivot tables, model building, model auditing) and performance management systems
  • Demonstrate complex problem-solving experience with a diverse set of input for problems that may not be clearly defined or in ambiguous situations
  • Results-oriented and the ability to work under tight deadlines, and manage competing priorities.
  • Skills

  • Finance management 5 year(s)
  • Financial Modeling - 5 year(s)
  • Financial planning & analysis - 5 year(s)
  • Accounting - 5 year(s)
  • Knowledge of Workday Financials and Google Suite of Tools
  • Previous Experience in Financial Services and / or Capital Markets Industry
  • TMX is committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate.

    We provide accommodations for applicants and employees who require it.

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