Financial Analyst

March 17 2023
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Financial Analysis
Calgary, AB • Full time

The Organization

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. (‘DHC’) is a proudly Canadian aerospace company currently transitioning its corporate headquarters to Calgary, AB. DHC is undertaking a consolidation of its underlying subsidiary companies under a single brand currently offering engineering, aftermarket, new aircraft manufacturing, modifications, parts manufacturing and flight training. DHC currently has approximately 1,200 employees based in BC, AB and ON as well as in markets and distribution hubs world-wide. Our strong entrepreneurial spirit, together with a culture of empowerment, quality and innovation create opportunities to grow and succeed in an organization with a proud heritage and bright future.

Position Summary

The Financial Analyst position will support the operations for the company’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) division. The Financial Analyst will support programs and strategic planning initiatives by providing comprehensive and insightful financial analysis backed up by detailed and integrated financial models, historical actual costs, and long-term forecasts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and provide recommendations for changing financial analysis and processes that support the MRO division
  • Support MRO by partnering with members of business units to provide financial modelling and analysis for identified programs and projects including, variance analysis, overhead burden (absorption) analysis and the development, maintenance, and reporting of KPIs
  • Develop and maintain internal costing, labour and fully burden rate models
  • Prepare monthly financial reports on the status of the programs/projects including current variance to budget and forecasted results compared to budget
  • Act as a key contributor in the monitoring, analysis, evaluation and implementation of programs and projects providing recommendations to MRO
  • Develop and maintain budgets and 12-18 month rolling forecasts for programs and projects including sensitivity analysis on key inputs and assumptions
  • Partner with members of business units to provide cost benefit and decision support analysis for identified challenges and opportunities
  • Create and/or prototype procedures to enhance business processes, operations, and data flow
  • Other responsibilities as determined

Qualifications & Skills

  • A University degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline such as Finance with a CFA
  • Minimum of 5 years of financial analysis experience supporting large complex manufacturing programs
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL/PowerQuery) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases is required
  • Competency with Microsoft Office with advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proven ability to create integrated financial models that facilitate decision making

At De Havilland Canada, we aim to be inclusive and diverse and provide equal opportunity for employment. All qualified applicants, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, are encouraged to apply.

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