Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Toronto, ON, CA
5d ago

Senior Financial Analyst Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

Shaping the direction of a top-tier technology partner

There are two kinds of financial analysts in this world those who are comfortable operating in the unknown, who can spot patterns when no one else can, and create business-defining strategies with authority, cleverness and speed.

And then there are those who are more suited to the predictable, day-in, day-out world of budgeting and back-office number crunching.

At Softchoice, a company whose mission is to unleash innovation across North America’s largest and most exciting businesses, it should be clear the kind of senior financial analyst we are looking for. Which one are you?

About the role :

This is not your typical corporate setting. Softchoice, backed by one of North America’s most renowned private equity firm, operates on the cutting edge of digital transformation and offers a vibrant, purpose-driven environment.

As our senior financial analyst, you will have no shortage of unique, compelling challenges and no established rulebook for getting us to the right strategy.

You will leverage your expertise, analytical strengths and leadership powers to drive our vision for rapid growth and cement our position as a top-tier technology partner.

You will work closely with business partners and executives to provide fact-based analysis and a rigorous approach strategic decision making.

You will provide annual financial planning and short- and long-term forecasting with speed, accuracy and relevancy. You will also establish best practices, implement standards and elevate the performance and output of your extended team.

About you :

You are a well-rounded and ambitious finance professional, with excellent financial modeling and cross-functional capabilities.

You come with a deep understanding of FP&A, M&A, investment banking, and / or management consulting, gained from in dynamic, large-scale industries with a focus on technology and customer experiences.

You are looking for a new and unique challenge in a creative environment, where you will be able to grow your career and your impact.

You thrive in teams, excel in fast-paced environments and seek to join a high-caliber, high-performance team that puts its people first, always.

As our Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis you will :

  • Build and maintain financial models to support annual planning process, monthly forecasting process and strategic business decisions by senior management
  • Manage the Softchoice P&L results versus forecast, plan & year ago to provide commentary, analysis & insights to drive business decisions
  • Provide support and help deliver the Annual Plan build for Softchoice through scenario analysis and collaboration with business partners to build the P&L
  • Co-ordinate and prepare monthly forecast updates for senior leadership team
  • Provide Senior Leadership and Functional group P&L support on a monthly basis
  • Provide support for M&A activity as required
  • Provide support for high impact projects based on a thorough understanding of the company’s financial position and business model.
  • Examples of such projects could include capital structure analyses and build vs. buy decisions

  • Identify areas of process improvement in partnership with all relevant stakeholder groups on an ongoing basis
  • Provide leadership with analytical and decision-making support to help execute on market strategies
  • Proactively monitor P&L risks and opportunities, monitor business trends, and provide recommendations to management
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Able to work well independently and within team environment
  • As our ideal candidate you’ll also have :

  • Minimum of 2 years post-graduate qualifications and 2+ years of related experience
  • Driven to discover reasons for financial trends and provide insightful financial analysis
  • Exceptional financial modeling skills with advanced Excel knowledge
  • CFA or MBA or CPA designation preferred but not required
  • How Do We Hire Great People?

    We believe in matching the right people for the right role. Once you’ve applied for a position, our team of Talent Advisors will review your resume and application against all open roles at Softchoice.

    We also keep in mind any future or upcoming roles you may be a fit for. As part of our selection, onboarding and development process, we utilize tools to help us better match candidates with our roles.

    Applying for a role at Softchoice is not complete until you have completed both the formal online application and the Predictive Index tool (PI).

    Completing the PI tool will take no more than 10 minutes of your time.

    If we see a match with your skills and our open roles, we will reach out to you to schedule time to talk so that we can learn more about you and you can learn about us.

    Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise.

    Need more convincing this is the right next step in your career? Here are the reasons why folks love working here!

  • Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 14 consecutive years
  • Certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States
  • Meaningful work that drives professional development
  • Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry
  • Being part of a winning, high performance team
  • Every employee gets two paid volunteer days per year
  • We serve large and mid-sized clients from a variety of industries
  • We’ve raised over $2 Million through our staff-run charity Softchoice Cares
  • 1 in 5 employees have invested in an ownership position in Softchoice
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