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Kal Tire

Senior Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst

Vernon, BC
Full Time
3 days ago


The Senior FP&A Analyst is a designated accountant with significant experience in the areas of financial analysis, planning and financial reporting for management decision making.

This position requires a broad understanding of Kal Tire\u2019s business processes, financial processes and systems. The Senior FP&A Analyst will work in conjunction with business leaders on projects, initiatives, monthly reporting and development of detailed annual plans.

  • Develop a deep understanding of major performance drivers and assist business decision makers to develop plans to meet financial goals and mitigate risks.
  • Translates high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements at the appropriate level of detail
  • Collaborate with all levels of Management to understand what information is required for business decision making.
  • Summarize findings in a manner that clearly identifies key business performance issues, to facilitate efficient and effective management decision making.
  • Develop and produce meaningful analysis that is actionable and responsive to the business needs.
  • Prepare business cases and financial models, review all assumptions and evaluations and update where applicable.

\u00A0 Reporting
  • Annual reporting to include financial deck preparation, variance analysis, annual plan and forecast bridge
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting; monthly to include forecasts, variance analytics and finance deck preparation
  • Present information including: project analysis, monthly variance analysis and annual plan
  • Present information and facilitate decision making at various levels within the organization to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
  • Help business partners meet objectives by delivering insightful and timely financial analysis

Business Processes
  • Participates with various business units to improve, design or restructure business processes
  • Maps business processes using industry standard tools such as process maps, flow charts, use cases, system flow diagrams, entity relationship diagrams, etc.
  • Conducts system analysis and design
  • Performs fit-gap assessment of solutions to business needs
  • Supports the business stakeholders in the transition from current state to future state

Planning and Forecasting
  • Participate in and lead budgeting and business planning process for select operational groups
  • Work effectively with the Finance team and operational leaders to create financially viable plans
  • Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation

Team Leadership
  • Participate in the planning of and execution of business analysis activities
  • Work with cross-functional teams on new projects and initiatives
  • Provide mentorship to team members
  • Assist others on the team as required
  • Consult with and build strong, positive and influential relationships with the management team providing financial guidance and direction
  • May participate in the recruiting, hiring and training of business analysis team members

  • 5-8 years of experience in financial accounting

  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Experience with large projects in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to propose, document and present approaches and solutions
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of Power BI, and ability to perform analysis on predefined data sets

  • University degree in Finance, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPA designation is required

  • Travel required at times.
  • Experience with some of the following business functions: Accounting, Inventory Management Supply Chain, Product Life Cycle Management and Store Systems/Point of Sale.

  • Supervisory experience or informal oversight of junior accountants
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