Financial Analyst

(Financial Planning & Analysis)

Vendasta Technologies, Saskatoon SK

Career Description

Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for Vendasta’s overall financial performance from planning to management and everything in between. Reporting to the Manager of Accounting, the Financial Analyst will oversee the execution of all financial planning and analysis activities across all of Vendasta’s various divisions. This person will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, variance reporting, analysis, and effectively communicating results to enhance and enable decision making.

Term

Please note this is a 12-month term position, with potential for extension

 

Responsibilities

  • Support the entire end-to-end FP&A process for all departments and divisions
  • Participate in the design, development, and maintenance of the budget and forecast
  • Generate ongoing projections for corporate results or individual departments
  • Work with department managers to understand business needs and assist in the development of predictive models by utilizing financial data to make informed, potential business decisions
  • Ensure that all month-end financial duties and resulting financial reporting are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare monthly reports that reflect actual, budget, and forecasted results
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and balance sheet reconciliations as required
  • Maintain year-end working papers & spreadsheets and assist with preparation for any external audits or independent reviews being conducted
  • Organize electronic filing of all appropriate documents for both internal and external purposes
  • Prepare templates/profiles for financial statement specifications to facilitate responses to credit applications
  • Review external financial statements for credit applications as needed
  • Assist with implementation of accounting software and creating training program for staff
  • Assist with transition to IFRS from ASPE standards

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • CPA designation considered a strong asset
  • Expert-level knowledge and proven experience using Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Financial analysis and management reporting experience
  • Ability to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Ability to communicate information with consistency and clarity (both verbally and written) with strong attention to detail
  • Strong judgement and sound reasoning; able to make quick, effective decisions in various high-stress situations
  • Impeccable organization; able to create and maintain efficient and effective processes to ensure all relevant information and tools are easily accessible
  • Strong time Management; able to balance a myriad of tasks and prioritizes duties as needed

Why Vendasta

Vendasta is a software company that is driving local economies. Headquartered in downtown Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, we build a platform that helps B2B companies sell digital solutions to local businesses. Through our partners around the world, we’re helping more than 1 million local businesses thrive and succeed—and we have fun doing it.

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