Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis
David Aplin Group
Edmonton
6d ago

The Role :

  • Drives the annual budget and business planning process, including partnering with executive leadership, branch management and sales team to set metrics / targets to effectively run the business
  • Analyzes operating budgets and financial results (including working closely with field management) to identify trends and activities driving those results and makes recommendations on potential changes, both operational and financial in nature, to improve performance
  • Provides comprehensive financial advice and expertise in running the day-to-day business
  • Prepares and assists in presentation of periodic financial and operational reports, financial "what if" scenarios, strategic plans / initiatives, cash flow projections and ad hoc reports to senior management and board of directors
  • Establishes KPIs and creates reporting to measure progress and drive transparency around operational improvement initiatives
  • Prepares monthly sales forecasts and weekly sales quoting reports
  • Prepares financial comparisons and explanations of actual and budget / forecast variances
  • Identifies value creation opportunities through improved pricing strategy, cost management and net working capital improvement opportunities
  • The Ideal Candidate :

  • University Degree in business or related field, AND a professional accounting designation with 4 years of experience, or an equivalent combination
  • Exposure to private equity or transaction advisory services would be an asset
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Advanced proficiency with accounting software and spreadsheet programs and applications
  • Expertise in gathering data, compiling the proper information, and preparing financial reports
  • Knowledge of accounting systems, budgets, and internal controls
  • Able to perform moderate to complex account reconciliations
  • Must possess a high level of moral judgment for handling confidential information and monetary transactions
  • Strong diplomatic, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
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