Financial Analyst - FP&A

Job Description

Posted on: 
July 2, 2022

About Us

The Ontario Cannabis Store provides safe, responsible access to recreational cannabis for adults 19 and older. We operate the sole legal online store for recreational cannabis in Ontario and we are the provincial wholesaler of cannabis for private retail stores.

Working at the OCS is a unique opportunity to be part of an agile start-up in a ground-breaking new industry. We’re a diverse team passionate about delivering a great customer experience, working together with mutual respect and building value out of our differences. We’re an inclusive organization that understands that delivering great results comes out of ensuring every voice is heard.

About the Role

We’re looking for a Financial Analyst to join our Corporate Reporting and Business Intelligence team. The Financial Analyst, FP&A leverages experience in accounting, finance and business analysis to provide accurate and timely forecasting & management reporting capabilities. The Financial Analyst (FP&A) supports the achievement of corporate objectives by compiling and reporting on budget and forecast information for both internal and external customers. The Financial Analyst, FP&A will work closely with cross- functional teams to drive insights and build business cases that inform decision- making across the organization.

About Your Day

  • Support the development of the budget, forecast, and a three-year plan for OCS
  • Develop financial models and other key analyses to drive initiatives, monitor trends, and identify exceptions
  • Identify, quantify, and address risks and opportunities to business results
  • Assist with preparing various financial analysis and presentations for senior leaders
  • Support the preparation of standardized monthly reporting for management including revenue and cost analysis, perform budget reviews (actual vs. budget), forecasting, and business analytics
  • Provide variance analysis to explain differences in performance vs. forecasts and budget
  • Foster and develop business partnerships with functional and departmental leaders
  • Support the development of new processes and new reporting to better understand the company’s financial landscape
  • Identify and execute against ad hoc analytical projects that deepen business insight and drive value within the OCS
  • Identify and recommend improvements to the FP&A processes for greater efficiency
  • Assist with special FP&A projects as needed
  • Support the Senior Financial Analysts to fulfill team deliverables

About You

  • Post-Secondary education in Finance or Accounting or related fields
  • 3+ years of experience in Finance and/or Accounting
  • 1+ years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience is preferred
  • Achieved or actively pursuing a recognized accounting accreditation [CA/CMA/CGA/CPA]
  • Strong analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills to provide professional analysis and recommendations
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills [Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.]
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to develop superior working relationships, confidence and acceptance with all management and staff throughout the OCS
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize duties
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

About the Job

  • City: Toronto, ON
  • Employment Type: Contract, Full time – 12 months
  • Required Travel: Rarely within the GTA
  • Application Deadline: July 5, 2022, at 11:59pm

We are committed to providing an accessible, equitable and inclusive candidate and employee experience. We provide reasonable accommodation throughout the recruitment process and in employment. If you require an accommodation, please let us know, we will work with you to meet your needs.


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