Senior Financial Analyst
Pivotree
Toronto, Ontario
6d ago

Description

Senior Financial Analyst

Financial Planning & Analysis

Introduction :

Pivotree architects, builds, hosts and manages a wide range of commerce experiences for well-known domestic and global brands.

Customers turn to Pivotree as their trusted partner when they want to grow revenue, increase online and in-store traffic, improve customer experience, grow a loyal customer base, achieve operational efficiencies, and higher profits.

Pivotree is a privately-held and venture backed company with an aggressive growth objective including strategic acquisitions.

2018 was a transformational year for Pivotree with the combination of three existing businesses in this sector : Tenzing, ThinkWrap and Spark : Red.

Our combined team is made up of a diverse blend of engineers, solution architects, programmers, UI developers, project managers and analysts who work together to create and manage next-generation commerce excellence.

We hold ourselves to the very highest standards and our employees take great pride in our accomplishments.

Position Summary :

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Financial Analyst to support strategic business decisions through financial models, forecasts, business and financial analysis, industry research, and special projects.

The ideal candidate will be a trained accounting / business professional with excellent communication skills, looking to advance his / her career in a high-growth, entrepreneurial company where change happens on a daily basis.

He / she is hands-on and detailed-oriented but always seeks to understand the bigger picture and the strategic value of his / her work.

This position will be based out of downtown Toronto and will report to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Analyze spending patterns by vendor and, working with cross-functional teams, identify opportunities for cost savings
  • Analyze profitability by product / service / customer across the lines of business;
  • Create financial models and templates for pricing and profitability analysis for existing and new products / services
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting and business planning across multiple business units and multiple geographies;
  • Assist with board, key ratios and business KPI reporting and preparation
  • Assist with diligence process for potential acquisitions;
  • Assist with fundraising material preparation;
  • Educate owners of operating business units with financial data and analytics to support their decision-making;
  • Identify and recommend process improvements within the finance department and across all operating units;
  • Recommend and assist with implementing company financial tools; and
  • Adhoc analysis and projects as requested
  • SKILLS & COMPETENCIES :

    This position requires someone with the following skills and background :

  • MBA, CPA or CFA designation
  • At least 5 years of experience in a financial role including experience as an analyst, as well as budgeting and forecasting
  • Expert in MS excel
  • Experience with M&A activities in a growing, fast-paced organization is preferred
  • This positon requires someone with the following competencies :

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and systems
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to dig into an issue or problem with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Highly responsible with a strong sense of ownership and commitment to deadlines
  • Detail-oriented with high work quality and ethics
  • Flexible team player highly adaptable and comfortable with change
  • Curiosity this person should not be content with status quo this position requires someone who is comfortable in recommending improvements to any and all processes company-wide.
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