Financial Analyst

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Job Title:                Financial Analyst

Reporting to:        Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis


Position Summary:

This role will be a key driver in the annual budget and forecasting process. As part of your responsibilities and knowledge growth, you will be a driver on developing key operational reporting for our production and sales teams that drives key business decisions.

You have a keen understanding on database mining and extraction, analyzing data for trends, preparing regular reporting for an executive group, and special projects as required. You will be taking your operational accounting mindset and using your strong excel skills to push our analytics to the next level. This role is an opportunity to make what you want of it within a growing business and high performing work environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and maintaining the forecast and budget cycles
  • Focus on revenue forecasting with a focus on assisting operations in their planning process
  • Assisting with data mining to help identify trends, metrics, and comparable data in support of the business and forecasting process
  • Develop and adopt quantitative methods, financial modelling, sensitivity analysis, and testing to improve value and accuracy of models
  • Proactively identifying opportunities for improvement in the re-forecasting and budgeting process
  • Working cross functionally with other departments on finance related activities, queries, and supporting departmental goals of being a strategic partner
  • Assists Department heads and Project Managers on mid-size and large complex projects related to operational business functions in being a part of building a suite of reports
  • Develops and supports both standard and ad hoc reports


Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • CPA/CFA designation or final stages, or mix of education and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years in a financial and quantitative analysis environment preferably in a growing organization
  • Advanced skills in Excel; Good working knowledge of other Office applications
  • Logic and critical thinking; you can think critically, creatively, and strategically to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Detail oriented, capable of multi-tasking, self-motivated and inquisitive
  • Experience with ERP’s like Epicor
  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo by always looking for ways to improve existing processes to get the job done.
  • Exposure in a multi-currency environment


“Nice to have” Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience with 3rd party tools like Power BI
  • IFRS exposure and understanding
  • Experience in a public company setting
  • Experience in a manufacturing or an understanding of costing and inventory methods


This position comes with an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Photon Control Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse, representative, and inclusive work environment where all employees are treated equally. Thank you for your interest in a career with Photon Control Inc.

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