Financial Analyst
Best Buy
Burnaby, Canada
5d ago

Informed decision-making is at the heart of any successful company. As a member of Best Buy Canada’s Finance Team, you’ll get to put your knowledge of best practices into practice and play a crucial role in helping to grow our business.

The Financial Analyst acts as a support partner to the various business groups by providing objective and fact-based analytics in understanding drivers of performance and the impact of different courses of action.

This individual will participate in all relevant reporting, analysis and finance functions to provide stakeholders better visibility into their respective areas, support decision making and new initiatives, and help drive process efficiency.

The Financial Analyst has a keen interest in technical knowledge of finance methodologies and data management tools, and learns and utilizes these skillsets to deliver efficient analyses and reports.

As a Financial Analyst you will

  • Provide insights and business intelligence to stakeholders, within and outside of Finance, through high quality and fact-
  • based financial and operational analyses

  • Learn and embrace new analytics methodologies, approach, and data management; where required, collaborate with senior members of the team to build basic business cases and obtain appropriate approval by BBYC’s Senior Leadership Team
  • Bring business meaning to data by pulling information from various data sources, aggregating and synthesizing data using queries / Excel / other BI tools, and communicating the results in an effective and efficient manner
  • Assist in the creation of new reporting that business can run on their own while helping to maintain data integrity and accuracy of those distributed reports
  • Ensure that business stakeholders have access to timely, relevant, and accurate financial and operational reporting
  • We hope you are passionate about

  • Multi-tasking ability to prioritize among competing demands in a fast-paced environment is vital
  • Data ability to navigate through a complex network of data structures in order to pull relevant data and extract valuable insights
  • Communication written and oral communication with an ability to synthesize complex analyses and communicate in a simple manner
  • The experience we need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Math, and / or related field
  • Prior business experience and proven experience with Excel, financial analysis, and basic coding
  • Bonus points

  • 1+ year of experience within an Accounting, Finance or analytics role preferred
  • Intermediate to Advanced SQL
  • Experience with various BI tools preferred, e.g., MS SSAS (OLAP), SSRS, MS BI, Qlik, Tableau, COGNOS
  • We believe we have the unique opportunity to help customers enrich their lives and pursue their passions with the help of technology.

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