Financial Analyst, Accounting Operations & Services


Requisition ID: 42267
Career Group: Corporate Careers
Job Category: Administration
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
City: Stellarton
Location: King Street
Postal Code:
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys' purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. .
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Overview
Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for a Financial Analyst, Accounting Operations & Services to join our National Finance Shared Services department based out of our office in Stellarton, NS.
Job Description
What you'll get to do in this fast paced role:
  • Perform complex analysis in a specific area
  • Provide financial analysis and business decision support to the Finance Director
  • Put forward suggestions to improve functional areas processes
  • Prepare various analytical and ad-hoc reports
  • Provide timely responses to queries and follow up on issues
  • Communicate effectively with functional area managers and employees
  • Perform required administrative tasks which may include running SAP reports, participating in meetings, and responding to phone and e-mail messages
  • Collaboration with other Finance team members
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and sub-ledgers on an exception basis
  • Adhere to GAAP and CEO/ CFO Certification
  • Develop and manage various reports in various systems including SAP, Khalix, BMR, and BW
  • Preparation of various reporting for distribution to finance and other operational departments as required
  • Analysis of exception reports to resolve discrepancies
  • Coordination and communication of results to management
  • Conduct ad hoc queries and analysis to support other financial analytic teams
  • Support the preparation of budgets

Job Requirements
What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:
Required: 
  • Relevant post secondary education (Diploma or Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, etc.)
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in Accounting/Finance
  • High intermediate/Expert level Excel skills - compiling and tracking data with the ability to drive insights from data
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline driven environment
  • Excellent written and oral interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in a team driven environment
  • Aptitude for understanding new technologies
  • Proven time management, organization, prioritization, and multi tasking skills
  • Ability to anticipate issues and recommend appropriate actions
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Lean knowledge or project experience
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a deadline driven environment

Preferred: 
  • Knowledge of SAP, Longview/Khalix

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you're the most qualified applicant for the role.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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