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Analyst Financial II

Date:  22-Sep-2022

Mississauga, ON, CA

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This role can sit in the following cities:    Mississauga                                 


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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


Job Description

Job Title: Analyst Financial II / Sr Financial Analyst, Finance Business Partner

Reports to: Sr Manager, Finance Business Partner, Network Operations & Loss Prevention


The Financial Analyst role will be supporting functional budgeting/forecasting activities along with the month end reporting and analysis, business cases, investment analysis, ad-hoc management reporting (including scenario modeling and profitability analysis). This role will partner with assigned Operations business leads and functions to provide financial support and insights and assist with the execution of operational and financial plans.



Performs and delivers monthly analysis on forecast/plan variances.

Provides financial expertise and analysis to support monthly results.

Tracks performance against budget, prior year and forecast. Identifies variances to actual results.

Understands expense drivers, supports problem solving and develops recommendations.

Generates analytics on performance, identifying problems, and initiating process improvement suggestions.

Provides financial and business-related analysis to assess the impact of projects and initiatives.

Performs advance analytics (scenario modelling, profitability analysis) to assist with strategic decision support and financial performance improvements.



Prepares, co-ordinates and facilitates the annual operating budgets for assigned Operations functions.

Prepares periodic forecasts (P3, P5, etc.) to set baseline for the following year’s budget.

Works with the business functions in establishing the budgets and forecasts while highlighting any risks or opportunities to their financial plans.

Assists with the preparation of functional budget/forecast related presentations.



Prepares materials for functional MBRs, business cases, planning sessions.

Ad-hoc management reporting as required.


Business Partnering

Provides dedicated decision support to assigned Operations business leads and functions.

Supports the development and communication of financial insights to drive performance improvements and value creation.

Assists with business cases and investment analysis and strategy.

Provides financial data and insights to assist management to develop action plans to improve profitability.

Partners with all areas of Finance to ensure accurate financial reporting, achievement of planning/budgeting/forecasting timelines.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Strong analytical and investigative abilities to ensure financial information is reported and presented accurately

Storytelling, influence, communication: ability to prepare and present financial information in written and verbal format to non-financial audiences

Collaboration and cross-teaming with ability to take initiative

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to multitask and work in a fast paced/demanding environment

Ability to be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision

Thrive in a challenging environment with the ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple requests/priorities/responsibilities


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance

Minimum of 5-year financial planning/analysis experience in a similar role

Experience with scenario planning/modelling

High degree of familiarity with standard financial statements/reports

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Powerpoint, Access)

Knowledge of SAP S/4HANA is an asse






Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment 

Reports to:                  Sr Manager Finance BP Net Ops & LP 

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