Financial Analyst, Merchandising

Job Description

Posted on: 
Jun 20, 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 Merchandising Team. As the Financial Analyst on the team, you will be responsible for developing, reviewing and reporting on Merchandising KPIs and Insights to assist team members in making data driven decisions. You will partner with team members to understand their reporting needs to help inform an actionable strategy and achieve team objectives. In this role, you will support the product call process in accordance with our policies and partner with cross functional teams to ensure alignment. This is an exciting opportunity to use your strong attention to detail to evaluate process and identify areas of improvement to better support a cohesive execution that will further serve our stakeholders.

About Your Day

Reporting & Analysis

  • Develop a suite of reports, in Power BI, to provide a single source of truth for the Merchandising Team to make data driven decisions.
  • Execute analysis and reporting on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.

Product Support

  • Evaluate and identify factors that impact category and item performance.
  • Support the Open to Buy process in partnership with the Inventory Management Team.

Innovation & Collaboration

  • Anticipate needs of teammates to deliver an enhanced level of support.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.
  • Assist with ad hoc requests, participate in special projects as required, and provide cross-functional support as needed.

About You

  • Post-Secondary degree/diploma in Finance, Information Technology, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in data analytics, reporting and dashboarding
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with Power BI is required
  • Advanced Excel skills, Intermediate level skills in Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Sound organizational, analytical, judgement and decision-making skills
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally, communicate effectively and handle multiple deliverables
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

About the Job

City: Toronto, ON

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Required Travel: Rare, within the GTA

Application Deadline: Wednesday May 17, 2022 11:59 pm

Remote Work:

  • This position offers a Hybrid work schedule. You will be required to be in the office 1-2 days each week, with the ability to work from home for the remaining workdays (subject to specific business needs requiring office attendance).
  • When working from home, a reliable internet connection is required. Remote work is supported with cloud-based applications and collaboration tools (i.e., MS Teams)

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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