SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR ACCELERATED RESULTS.
Everything starts with passion at the BMW Group. It turns a profession into a vocation. It drives us to keep reinventing mobility and to bring innovative ideas onto the roads. Whatever your heart’s desire – in the BMW Group, you will find a wide range of departments and disciplines where you can share your professional passion with us. We want to keep driving towards the future, so our team is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst.
The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for overseeing the analysis and reporting function within BMW Group Financial Services. In this role, you will be preparing management reports, conducting analysis on the actual performance versus budget/forecast and providing proposals for improvement, and evaluating Business lines and products’ margin/profitability results and driving their development towards the target. You will be validating new product/sales program business case proposals and back testing, supporting audit requests (internal and external audits), assisting with the maintenance of Finance related systems, and working closely with business lines to steer their targets achievement.
Specific responsibilities include:
Responsible for preparing monthly, quarterly and annual management reports with analysis of actual results versus budget/forecast/target for Senior Management/Business Lines and Headquarters with highlighted conclusions addressing the big deviations and providing proposals to steer the business towards the target achievement.
Work closely with multi-functions to have in-depth understanding of the business performance of all business lines and identify the potential risk and opportunities to improve the GPII performance.
Responsible for the development of analysis relating to financial performance modelling and profitability steering.
Responsible for the new product/sales program cost benefit business case evaluation.
Responsible for the pricing tool updates for Retail (PCII) and Commercial Finance (GPI & ROE) for financial impact simulation per business proposal.
Responsible for validating programs’ monthly actual performance and back testing their effectiveness.
Responsible for the monthly analysis reporting and communication with Headquarter controlling colleagues on financial results, further information exchange and support on ad hoc tasks as required.
Responsible for the reports automation and transition to Tableau reports in own area.
Review and support internal and external audit requests.
Provide guidance relating to chart of account issues and interpretation of accounting & reporting standards with respect to accounting transactions.
Provide guidance relating to IFRS and Headquarter Reporting/Controlling guidelines.
Ensure sound understanding of forecast and budget submission figures.
Ensure corporate guidelines/policies are followed.
Provide ad hoc analysis as required.
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
Finance Designation (CPA, CMA, CFA), MBA or near completion is preferred.
3-5 years of relevant, professional finance experience (financial analyst experience is preferred).
Strong mathematical aptitude and proven analytical skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Advanced PC skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, & PowerPoint, Tableau, SQL, etc.).
Ability to work in a fast-paced and high demand team environment.
Experience with SAP is preferred.
BMW Group Canada is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse team of associates and creating an inclusive environment. BMW Group Canada does not discriminate against applicants based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, provincial or territorial law.
BMW has an accommodation process in place that provides accommodations for employees with disabilities. Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, or you would like to learn more about our Accessibility policies, provide feedback or request documentation, please contact Accessibility@bmw.ca.