Senior Financial Analyst

January 9 2019
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Management accounting, Financial Analysis, Management - Administration
Montreal, QC
  • Gather and compile operational and financial information on a monthly and quarterly basis and prepare various reports for different users (vs. budget, forecasts, prior year, targets);
  • Build tools to analyse results, analyse data and produce monitoring reports to ensure data quality;
  • Coordinate, plan and support the financial planning process (budgets, forecasts) for the Shopping Centers business unit;
  • Develop easy-to-use KPI monitoring and projection tools and a dashboard to support the decision-making process and to track and analyse KPIs on a regular basis;
  • Build financial models to project results, analyse results, monitor the progress towards set goals and investigate variances;
  • Propose improvements in the analyses and processes under his or her responsibility;
  • Ensure the adequate allocation of administrative and other expenses to the business unit (actual and budget);
  • Assist with the implementation of new operational accounting systems;
  • Become the subject matter expert for budget, Power BI, support and train new users with these softwares;
  • Support special projects and ad-hoc analysis as needed;
  • Establish and maintain solid business relationships with other departments.

Key requirements

  • Recognized professional accounting and/or finance designation (CPA, CFA, MBA with a finance background, Masters);
  • Minimum six years of experience in budgeting and in the development and tracking of KPIs and other measurements/tools;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to gather, interpret and synthesize complex information;
  • Strategic, innovative, big-picture thinking and superior problem solving skills;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented and deadline-driven;
  • Ability and desire to work under pressure within a changing work environment, while simultaneously managing multiples files and requests;
  • High energy with a positive attitude;
  • Experience in financial modeling, especially in the real estate industry, is an asset;
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English (spoken and written);
  • Solid computer skills with Power BI;
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficiency;
  • Knowledge of Argus, Global Fund and JD Edwards, an asset.
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