Financial Analyst

International Permanent
  • Excellent opportunity to work for a high growth company
  • Competitive base salary

About Our Client

Our client is a leading asset-based transportation and logistics company servicing Canada and the United States. They have been ranked by Canadian Business as one of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies for twelve consecutive years and in 2020 was recognized by Financial Times' as one of America's Fastest-Growing Companies.

Job Description

This role will analyze the company's financial and operating performance by completing and maintaining periodic financial and non-financial metrics and KPIs. Additionally, this role will gather financial data (e.g. labor costs, fuel spend, etc.) and conduct variance analysis, scenario analysis, etc.

  • Provide analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to management
  • Analyze current business and system processes for potential areas for improvement
  • Develop new reports and ensure accuracy of data and analysis
  • Determine standard costs and investigate variances with actual costs
  • Monitor changes in processes or methods to calculate effects on overall costs
  • Produce periodic reports, including KPIs, financial and non-financial results and analytical metrics
  • Experience with SQL programming or other database query knowledge for database modelling
  • Help all business users achieve maximum utilization of systems to achieve process improvements and identify and communicate opportunities for automation
  • Produce necessary system, process and testing documentation
  • Partner efforts between Finance and Information Systems to support all business operations
  • Assist with development and testing of controls for internal processing
  • Create efficiencies and streamline process focused on user ease and prevention of process error
  • Work with end users and ensure that newly operationalized processes are fully and effectively implemented
  • Track and report on any savings/ cost avoidance generated
  • Adhere to all company service standards and policies, including Health & Safety
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Financial Analyst or Public Accounting experience is required
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) or working towards the accounting designation is required
  • Successful completion of post-secondary studies at a university level in the area of Business Administration, Computing and Financial Management is required
  • Completion of post-secondary studies in similar area of specialization may be considered
  • Proven ability to work using Structured Query Language (SQL) is preferred
  • Experience with application conversion and process re-engineering would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with WMS OR TMS software would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical sense, with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent business and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and work as a member of a team
  • Proven ability to be self-driven, capable of adapting to change and simultaneously managing multiple tasks/ projects/ assignments
  • Ability to manage project milestones and risks with minimal supervision
  • Be a technical expert that is fully hands-on
  • Ability to work with and manage confidential information and use independent judgment
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunity for growth

* Please note that this is NOT a remote opportunity*

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