Financial Planning & Analysis Senior Manager Job

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Director FP&A Commercial, this role will be a key member of the FP&A team who is a day-to-day business partner to the Commercial team at Interac, supporting & coordinating forecasting, budgeting, financial analysis & decision making.

Key responsibilities include

  • Support the business with pricing strategy across our suite of products, to include a pricing road map by product & business case analysis for all proposed future products.

  • Manage pricing governance at Interac to ensure all pricing decisions are made based on strong & independent financial analysis, in a standard format & in adherence with Interac’s pricing governance framework .

  • Coordination of all finance processes for the Commercial team, including forecasting, actual analysis, budgeting, strategic planning & decision making.

  • Assist in the preparation of executive review materials to support the Chief Commercial Officer in all leadership & Board meetings.

  • Complete Post Implementation Review (PIR’s) for all completed projects & new products brought to market by the Commercial team at Interac, and provide an analysis of results compared to agreed business cases, including recommendations on potential improvements.

  • Support the FP&A transformation to improve financial support to the business, through process efficiency, transparency & visibility to data & analysis.

You’re great at…

Business Partnering:

  • Building high trust relationships to key business partners, and influencing their decission making to maximise Interac’s financial performnce

  • Presenting complex financial anlaysis to senior manangement to support decission making.

  • Team player with a can-do attitude

Financial Management:

  • Manage the pricing process with large technical, complex, multiyear projects

  • Support and coordinate the preparation of monthly financials, analysis, as well as, rolling forecasts. Responsible for review of the content in the monthly financial package

  • Manage the financials of new product lines including support in setting up billing, revenue reporting, and analysis

  • Work collaboratively with business owners including executive team members to provide subject matter expertise and financial advice on complex projects to assists planning and decision making.

  • Deliver monthly reviews to Director Commercial FP&A & VP FP&A regarding risks, opportunities, and gap resolution

  • Work with the accounting team to ensure accuracy of financials and to streamline month end processes

  • Investigate opportunities for productivity improvements and work with business owner to initiate and influence change

  • Make recommendations for internal financials presentation including products/programs P&L’s.

  • Support the delivery of the financial goals of the Commercial team, taking personal responsibility for achieving budget

Forecast and Budget:

  • Support and execute the annual budget & forecast process for the Commercial team.   

  • Support Interac Corp. budget and forecast processes, with focus on the product group

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure required communication, templates and due dates are delivered

  • Review information and meet with departments to understand key business drivers (qualitative and quantitative), assumptions, opportunities and risks

  • Perform due diligence on all inputs and recommend areas of adjustments

  • Analyze and deliver financials to Director FP&A Commercial and stakeholders to support executive, Audit Committee and Board reports

  • Ensure all contractual commitments are accounted for in the annual plan and forecast

  • Ensure approved budgets and forecasts are communicated to business owners and loaded into the financial system in a timely manner

Business Decision Support: 

  • Develop necessary analytics and business case justification for approval

  • Facilitate and develop financial modeling for strategic initiatives, new products, pricing changes

  • Work closely with business owner to understand qualitative and quantitative business drivers

  • Review models and challenge assumptions for validity

  • Make recommendations to enhance the business case

  • Prepare necessary presentation materials for senior management review and approval

  • Assist in the preparation of presentation materials for the board of directors

  • Support business owners with vendor discussions/negotiations, where requested

  • Review contract terms and provide all necessary edits from a financial perspective

  • Build and manage a detailed framework for connecting and tracking various elements of a large projects including contractual agreements, SOWs, actual vs. planned spend, committed/pipeline spend, rolling forecast and cash flow

Business Process Improvement:

  • Evaluate efficiency of processes, and make recommendations for improvement

  • Lead and/or assist in the implementation of new processes or process improvements

  • Recommend and implement continuous improvement to the budgetary/planning processes to meet the needs of the evolving company

Additional Accountabilities:

  • Participate in negotiations with vendors and contract reviews when required

  • Participate in special projects and ad hoc assignments as required

You Have…

  • CPA designation or equivalent education required

  • Extensive pricing experience, business case modelling & formulation of pricing strategy

  • Minimum 7+ years relevant experience in business case evaluation, budgeting, forecasting and monthly financial statement analysis

  • Advanced Excel Modeling Skills

  • Strong time management skills, multi-tasking, critical thinking and presentation skills

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to communicate with senior management, including executives, at their level


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