Senior Financial Analyst

June 17 2024
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Financial Accounting, Financial Analysis
Mississauga, ON | Toronto, ON | Calgary, AB | Edmonton, AB | Vancouver, BC • Full time



Join Our Team

We are looking for a high performing and engaged Senior Financial Analyst to join an exciting growth area of the business! TELUS' Consumer Finance team brings the power of Smart Technology to life for our residential and business customers and offers a unique opportunity for our team members to be at the forefront of a high profile and high growth portfolio.

Here's The Impact You'll Make and What We'll Accomplish Together

As a trusted business partner to the Financial Planning and Analysis Team, you will join the team whose focus is on enabling the Finance team for success and offer an in-depth, investigative approach to modernizing Finance functions. The core role includes working on various Finance Transformational and Strategic projects from start to finish. Our team has the exciting opportunity to venture into uncharted territory and be involved in high growth areas of the business and projects that will take this Finance team into the future. We are looking for professionals with strong problem-solving skills (diagnostic and solution development, a breadth of knowledge with respect to the operational aspects of financial reporting and strong facilitation skills). If you are a self-starter who thrives in a fast paced environment, loves to solve complex problems, has a sense of urgency, and excels at building relationships, this is the role for you!

What Will Your Typical Day Look Like?

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will be part of a team of like-minded individuals where you will work to contribute to delivery of successful projects. You will:

  • Assist in the delivery of projects to improve finance functions in one or more of the following financial management functional areas: financial close and consolidation, management and financial reporting, software assessment and implementation, UAT functions, writing business requirements, and shared services finance transformation
  • Review and contribute to the planning and execution of projects in the general finance space
  • Use your accounting background and strong understanding of revenue recognition policy to identify issues, interpret and apply accounting policies, and influence non-finance teams on the financial implications of business decisions
  • Provide leadership in solving problems and develop effective processes and governance
  • Participate and/or lead current state findings workshops in order to understand and document key financial processes (i.e. procure to pay, financial close, reporting, order to cash etc.)
  • Leverage cross-functional relationships to derive optimal resourcing and system solutions to support the desired future state
  • Develop materials for, and participate in the delivery of, presentations to key stakeholders
  • Assist with any other ad-hoc business development activities and be a trusted advisor
  • Alignment of best practices across the acquisitions and driving change to integrate acquisitions into the TELUS ecosystems
  • Assessment of synergies across the portfolio to drive cost savings from a systems and resource perspective


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Completed CPA designation with 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong technical skills and experience with accounting process, internal controls, risk assessments, IFRS, and/or ASPE
  • Strong project management, process, and design management skills
  • Critical thinking skills for business planning and/or problem analysis and resolution
  • Strong decision making based on best practice, financial and economic analysis
  • Skillful in managing competing priorities and adapting to ambiguous situations
  • Regarded as an exceptional communicator, influencer and negotiator, able to build and maintain effective partnerships internally and externally with all stakeholders, including senior leaders
  • Sought out for your ability to seek out, analyze and translate facts, data and intelligence into key insights, concept and recommendations
  • Known for your collaborative spirit and ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment and build good working relationships to influence others at all levels of the organization
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, negotiation, and analytical skills
  • Noted as having strong business and financial acumen
  • Experience with SAP is considered an asset
  • Experience in different industries is considered an asset

Apply now!

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