Senior Manager, Financial Projects & Analysis

Location: Toronto
Job Code: 2014217
# of openings: 1

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Senior Manager, Financial Projects and Analysis

Finance

Toronto

Permanent Full-time

Reporting to the Vice-President, Finance, the Senior Manager will execute/lead special assignments or projects and provide financial analysis to aid in the decision making of senior management. As a result of the projects worked on, the Senior Manager will be liaising with Senior Management (SVPs, and VPs). The role will require working closely with and acquiring a good understanding of all finance functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with business unit leaders and Finance to analyze financial and non-financial data to understand and identify trends, issues and opportunities to support strategic planning and to aid budgeting and forecasting.
  • Actively probe and initiate analysis of current year’s budget and actual expenses to initiate timely corrective action and achieve savings and improved expense management. Design tools/processes to highlight and escalate variances.
  • Execute/lead special assignments or projects including business process re-engineering, Management Information Systems (MIS)/Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) evaluation and implementation and other ad hoc projects supporting the VP Finance.
  • Review and analyze IIROC’s financial investments to ensure alignment with the Investment Policy.
  • Review and analyze capital investments; analyze business cases, financing, accounting and cash flow of capital expenditures and RFP pricing analysis for major contracts.

Education/Experience:

  • University degree and accounting designation
  • 7 to 10 years’ experience in a Finance Department in increasingly senior roles with extensive experience in financial analysis
  • Experience in leading and executing projects across various business units
  • CFA designation an asset

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Extensive and sophisticated analysis and cost modelling experience where there are no precedents
  • Advanced Excel (i.e. pivot tables) and database skills in financial analysis
  • Working knowledge of standard MIS systems
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to distil detailed analysis into clearly understandable actionable recommendations and present to senior leaders
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Change management and business process skills
  • Strong problem solving ability to identify such problems, review and analyze related information, and evaluate options and make recommendations
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, with high attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to engage and to interact with senior and junior level employees
  • Experience in implementing MIS or ERP solutions desirable
  • Management experience desirable

While we appreciate all applicants, only those who most closely match the position requirements may be contacted for interview.




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