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Financial Analyst

Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Thornhill, ON, CA, L3T 7P7

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe-- whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our two-million Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward. Life at CAA Club Group is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development-- and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results. CAA Club Group (CCG) is known for providing stellar emergency roadside assistance to our motoring Members and non-Members. We work hard and play hard. We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it.

Who we are

Our Finance team is seeking a highly motivated and career minded individual contributor to join in the role of Financial Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A).  In this role, you will report to the Finance Manager and work closely with internal clients to provide financial analysis with the goal of improving the quality of decisions made.  Your success in the role will be evidenced by the results and feedback from your clients.  You will challenge the norm while demonstrating a “can do” attitude. 

Position Details

What You Will Do:

  • Responsible for the annual budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning processes including preparation of the annual budgets through information gathering, preparation and maintenance of detailed financial models 
  • Lead special projects (such as Business Enablement allocation, Broker appointments, IFRS 17) with cross-functional Finance teams.
  • Accountable for accurate information reporting, including the preparation, maintenance and analysis of complex worksheets supporting monthly, quarterly and annual reporting processes.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly variance reporting and deep-dive reviews to improve the accuracy of our forecasting and provide financial insights to management.
  • Provide support in monthly conversations with Business Partners to discuss insights, trends, risks and opportunities and adequately reflect rolling monthly projections of key performance indicators in month-end presentation.
  • Provide leadership by utilizing quantitative and qualitative financial analysis to identify areas to improve, challenge viability of plans / forecasts and present insights to enable timely intervention.

Who You Are

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business, plus minimum advanced stage of CPA (or equivalent).
  • 3 - 5 years of experience (preferably in the Insurance industry) with hands-on proficiency in Financial Planning & Analysis and ability to solve complex problems.
  • Capability to manipulate large volumes of data into valuable business insights.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including written and oral communication with ability to communicate data and findings to all management levels.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skillset, including the utilization of Power BI and Microsoft Office tools such as Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of SAP BPC and Power BI would be considered a strong asset.
     

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). CAA CCG will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.