Financial Analyst
in Mississauga, ON

Mississauga, ON
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 375791

Req Id: 375791

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you're ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 
 

The Finance Team manages the performance and risk profile of Bell, ensuring the needs of customers, investors and employees are balanced with long-term business success. We work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute plans that help the company achieve its strategic objectives and ensure financial sustainability.
 

The Bell Mobility Finance Product team is seeking a highly motivated Finance Manager who is able to strive in a competitive and fast-paced environment!

The Manager, Finance will report directly to the Senior Manager, Finance. This includes learning the Wireless & Mobile Phone business in Canada and supporting the Product Handset, Logistics and Working Capital Finance team from a BI perspective. The goal will be to leverage your BI skills to help the team shift from data aggregation to enhanced value-add financial analysis and modeling leveraging the latest technology and automation tools as well as assisting the team with system process improvements.

Enhancing product revenue and margin forecast models, performing ad hoc analyses and deep dives to identify EBITDA opportunities, data mining and working with Business Intelligence to improve our data sets and assisting the team with month end close. This person will become an expert in the Canadian Wireless Industry focusing on Device pricing, discounts and understanding the relationships to Service Revenue and EBITDA for Bell's Wireless subscribers. This knowledge and research will evolve into the preparation of presentations to the Senior Management Team.

The successful candidate will possess strong forecasting, financial analytic and data experience with strong communication and critical thinking skills as well as a clear ability to identify key business trends and issues. The candidate will also have the capacity to build relationships at various levels of the organization and the confidence to participate in senior level discussions. In addition, the candidate will be a self-starter that is able to think outside the box to drive continuous automation within the portfolios by utilizing advanced excel skills or by leveraging statistical software (Alteryx, SAS, and Teradata).

Job Duties/Accountabilities: 

  • Collaborate with Marketing & Sales team to understand pricing strategy and financial implications
  • Collaborate with the Finance Data Analytics / BI team to drive continuous improvement within the Handset and Working Capital portfolios
  • Enhance, build, maintain, and update financial models for Budgets, Forecasts, Outlooks, and Weekly Flash updates; including in-depth understanding and analysis of key metrics such as cash discounting, product revenue & margin rates, and vendor funding
  • Learn Alteryx, SAS, Teradata, MicroStrategy to build automation for reporting and forecasting processes
  • Provide weekly updates to Directors & Executives on current month results vs targets (Weekly Flash)
  • Provide monthly updates to Directors for balance of year results vs targets (Budget, Forecasts, Outlooks)
  • Learn Wireless & Mobile Phone business in Canada and create business story that is aligned with pricing and business drivers
  • Strong understanding of IFRS 15 and basic accounting principles
  • Complete monthly/quarterly variance analysis and provide P&Ls with key metrics to Finance & Business
  • Build decks and presentations for budgets, forecasts, and outlooks and present to Director team
  • Partner with cross-functional Finance and BI teams to improve existing reporting and datasets
  • Assist in financial deep dives and special projects in order to provide enhanced, value-added financial analysis & insight to drive improved financial & business performance
  • Identify opportunities to streamline processes and improve reporting to drive new insights
  • Prepare journal entries, analyze results under IFRS 15 and assist with month end close
  • Work independently to prioritize and present various projects

Required Qualifications/Competencies:

  • CPA designation is an asset (or working towards designation)
  • 2+ years of finance work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities leveraging Excel, SQL, and analytic tools to solve business issues
  • Experience building financial models and forecasting
  • Experience with developing business cases, ad hoc financial analysis and providing recommendations to senior management
  • Ability to self-learn (i.e. Google & YouTube are your friends) and ask questions
  • Knowledge of SAP, BPC, Cognos, Tableau is an asset
  • Ability to streamline processes to improve both speed and accuracy of planning and reporting processes
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation skills).
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with the capacity to prioritize tasks and information effectively
  • Self-starter, continuously looking to improve processes and drive efficiencies
  • Team player, focused on ensuring team goals are prioritized and willing to help out when the occasion arises
  • Enjoys working in a dynamic environment
  • Strives to provide excellent Customer experience

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: 
Regular - Full Time 
Job Location:
Canada : Ontario : Mississauga 
Flexible work profile:
Mobile
Application Deadline: 08/23/2022

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We're committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or [email protected] to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at [email protected].

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About Bell

Canada’s largest communications provider, Bell is at the forefront in delivering world-leading broadband networks, the next-generation services consumers and businesses rely on, and the media content that Canadians want the most.

Joining the Bell team puts you at the centre as we connect Canadians with each other and the world. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and a Best Diversity Employer, Bell offers a wide range of career opportunities: network engineering, research & development, customer service, IT, media production, marketing, finance and many more.

Our more than 50,000 team members in every province and territory of the country work in an environment that promotes collaboration, creativity and professional growth, while the positive impact of Bell Let’s Talk is reflected in our award-winning mental wellness workplace programs.

If you’re looking to bring game-changing ideas to life, we encourage you to consider joining the Bell team.

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