Sr. Regional Finance Analyst - Canada
Job Description Summary
C&W Services is looking for a full-time Senior Regional Finance Analyst for our Canadian Business Unit located in Mississauga, Ontario.The Regional Finance Analyst is a key member of the Finance team, responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements. Responsible for the accompanying analysis - variance analysis and accounting of transactions and delivery of financial information on a timely and accurate basis.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop annual budgets and monthly forecasts for the region
Ensure all reporting and transactional processing requirements for the region are accurate and completed timely
Close the books monthly; timely and accurately with risks and opportunities identified
Prepare variance analysis and work with operations to ensure that budgets and forecasts are achieved
Support operations with ad hoc financial analysis
Assist in the preparation of quarterly business review decks including KPIs and various analytical reports
Work with operations and corporate finance to identify and minimize financial risks
Work with operations and business development to identify and execute growth opportunities
Coach and educate account operations team on financial related topics and policies / procedures.
Work with operations, corporate finance, and legal on contractual matters
Ensure corporate policies and procedures are adhered to
Occasional travel to customer sites to work with site management (majority of sites are located in the GTA).
Reporting Structure and Relationships
Reports to Sr. Finance Manager
Provides guidance to and oversight of various site administrators across the region
Works closely with operations teams and C&W Services’ teams including operations, corporate finance, and the finance service center
Experience, Skills and Education*
5+ years related professional experience – FP&A, Controllership, or Operational Finance preferred
Industry experience – manufacturing, distribution, or professional services preferred
In-depth knowledge and practical experience with budgeting, forecasting, general accounting, SOX, contract set up, billing, purchase orders, calculation of billable hourly rates, transactional processing, month end close, capital investments, leases, and variance analysis
Experience working with customers (internal and external) on all finance matters noted above and as a general business partner; ability to identify and execute growth opportunities, and ability to identify and mitigate risks
Experience developing and enhancing processes and controls; improving transactional efficiencies, and leveraging of ERP systems (JD Edwards ideal but not required)
Ability to analyze results (financial and operational) to understand cost drivers and the levers to drive out costs
Ability to interpret, structure, and implement contracts to minimize risks and to ensure adherence to contract requirements including billing, AR collections, reporting, and KPIs
Strong analytical and communication skills supported by advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Strong sense of urgency, attention to detail, takes ownership and has pride in their work, high level of customer service, resilient, self-starter, and a has a can-do attitude
College diploma or University degree with a major or concentration in finance, accounting, or economics. Will consider an undergraduate degree in engineering or a similar discipline if combined with either an advanced degree in accounting or finance, or an MBA with significant work experience in an accounting or operational finance function.
CPA (CA, CGA or CMA) or MBA ideal but not required
C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.