Financial Analyst
Canadian-tire
Alberta-Calgary, CA
6d ago

What you’ll do

  • Prepare, analyze and distribute preliminary and final retail & department financial statement packages to department heads
  • Design and production of automated custom financial statements, inclusive of adjustments to the canned statements, representative of retail location performance and cash contribution
  • Organize store continuity schedules, sales, margin, expense and inventory details for monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Track ongoing capital expenditures and reconcile to accounts payable records periodically
  • Create banner and department expense analysis for distribution to key employees
  • Build forecasts modelling sales, expenses, capital expenditures and liaise with the Finance department to ensure the Corporate Operations department is in line with targeted performance
  • Support the business with a fully analytical skillset, including developing operational reporting and executive dashboards, providing analysis, conclusions and recommendations
  • Lead data and data mining efforts, translation of data into actionable insights
  • Present findings to all levels of the organization’s leadership in an understandable and compelling manner
  • Optimize tasks to increase efficiency and accuracy, include driving the design of automation for the business
  • Who you are

    We are looking for individuals who are :

  • Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
  • Action oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
  • Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
  • Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
  • Inclusive leaders who build and develop teams that effectively anticipate and respond to disruption, while consistently delivering strong performance
  • If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then this is definitely the place to be.
  • What you bring

  • 5+ years of experience in a corporate finance and / or analytics-based environment
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of database management and / or data visualization software would be considered an asset
  • Hands-on experience using business intelligence and statistical analysis tools such as R, Cognos, Micro Strategy, Knime, Alteryx or other, familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources and big data environments
  • Experience in use of Peoplesoft 9.2 Accounting software or Hyperion Financial Management reporting tools would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and oral presentation skills, comfort presenting to senior management
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and strategic thinking skills; can see the "big picture" in a complex business environment
  • Retail experience would be considered an asset
  • Progress towards an Accounting Designation (CMA, CGA or CA) or enrolment in those programs would be considered an asset
  • About Canadian Tire Corporation

    Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers.

    As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.

    From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Top Employers.

    To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire family of companies follow us on LinkedIn.

    Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger.

    If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

    All accommodationinformation provided will be treated as confidential and used only for thepurpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

    LI-MB FGL CorporateAlberta-CalgaryPermanentFull-time

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    Feb 4, 2020, 11 : 24 : 42 PM

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