Financial Planning & Analysis
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.
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.