The Senior Financial Analyst assists in the preparation and consolidation of timely and accurate monthly reporting, forecasting, budgeting and cash flow analysis.
Prepare and analyze monthly consolidated divisional financial reports and forecasts these include revenue and margin analysis, overhead and research & development expense analysis, cash flow analysis, customer backlog and bookings reports and capital expenditure reports
Identify and investigate monthly and quarterly variances to budget and prior period forecast, gathering input from operations team as required
Maintain and proactively improve financial models to enhance and streamline existing processes to compile, analyze and report on monthly financial results
Work closely with the Program Planning and Control team in the preparation and coordination of the annual business plan and monthly forecasts across the division&rsquo s Lines of Businesses and departments
Prepare annual corporate budget submission package for the Richmond Division
Develop financial models to support strategic growth objectives and to analyze the impact of overhead rates changes on profitability
Complete various external financial and industry reports as required
Prepare historical trend and run-rate analysis to evaluate potential opportunities for savings and risks in meeting current forecasts
Provide ad hoc reports and financial analyses for management as required
Assist with special projects as required.
Work Experience Requirements
5 - 7 years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably in the high-tech industry
Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
Substantial experience working with spreadsheets, particularly with Excel
Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills
Ability to work in a fast changing environment, with all levels of management
Experience with standard costing rates and rate variance analysis along with an understanding of accounting for long-term contracts is preferred
Experience with BaaN or other sophisticated ERP system an asset.
University degree in Finance/Business and a recognized professional accounting designation (CPA)
Start date: Immediately
This position is based in Richmond, B.C.
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