Senior Manager, Business Analytics – Posting 1530

Posted:February 18, 2014

This position has been filled.

Times are tough for many professional service firms. No matter how big your company, how skilled your team or how great your service,  financial mismanagement can easily spell doom for a company.  Mismanagement isn’t always the result of human error; it may be due to any combination of factors such as lacking proper systems to capture data or lacking skill or ability to access and makes sense of that information.  Ultimately, it is those  who invest in and value meaningful financial analysis who tend to find themselves well positioned in hard times and better equipped to cope with unexpected situations.

Our client has always been ahead of the curve in recognizing the value strong analytics can bring to the business. They are  a sophisticated Canadian organization with international operations and a top-notch reputation and they  are currently seeking a Senior Manager, Business Analytics to join their Finance team.  Helping to deliver timely and accurate insights into the operation of the company, this person will play an integral role in driving innovation and leveraging analytics to continually improve the business.

Working closely within a bright, dynamic team of professionals, this person will need strong financial knowledge, technological proficiency, superior communication skills and an exceptional attention to detail.

This individual will also lead and mentor a small team, so demonstrated leadership, people and project management skills are equally critical to success.  Other key requirements and skills include:

  • Professional accounting designation (CMA, CA, CGA) and/or MBA;
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in financial systems, planning and analysis;
  • Superior critical thinking skills and proven ability to translate complex requirements into defined business solutions;
  • Exceptional systems skills, including Excel and SQL;
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