Energy Transition Financial Analyst
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: R121272
Job Title
Energy Transition Financial Analyst
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees' potential, so that they can reach their career goals.
Job Description
This Energy Transition Financial Performance Analyst is responsible for providing insightful financial and market analytics that provide clear visibility to business performance and enable data-driven decisions that will promote the advancement of Grow for Tomorrow (GFT) initiatives.
This is a key role that helps drive business case development with a wider team, integrating conventional measures of anticipated performance along with additional measures linked to driving our corporate strategy and achieving our long-term sustainability goals. This role helps lead and support the application of an appropriately common view of financial modelling across the program and maintain an active and ongoing relationship with stakeholders and teams within the Finance Organization. This role offers an opportunity to work both at a detailed level and as a thought partner at a strategic level. This role is a key point of contact for the strategic pillar leads in supporting the execution of our Energy Transition Strategy.
The role will also operate within a hybrid work model, which will offer you the ability work from home a portion of your week and then make use of in-person office days to collaborate and build strong professional relationships; all within a beautiful modern office environment.
What we offer:
Competitive salary, bonus and pension plan
Flexible benefits, including a Health Spending Account
Hybrid Work Opportunity - flexible work model that supports a blend of in office and remote
Wellness support, including annual wellness allowance and paid personal care days
Paid vacation and vacation purchasing
Personal and professional development opportunities
Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years
Your Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Support the development and implementation of financial governance processes around efforts of team, including ensuring data quality, consistent use of supporting financial systems, compliance with financial policies, and development of quality reporting for stakeholders.
  • Support the delivery of a robust stewardship process to understand and track financial performance and modeling ensure alignment with GFT steering and core business as required.
  • Deep integration into early and later stage business case development to help support effective GFT decision-making
  • Support the development of an overall process for understanding and building a portfolio view of initiatives within this new team, and their implications to rest of the business
  • Conduct financial and performance analytics on base business and growth opportunities to help drive improvements and decisions.
  • Develop and manage financial KPI's for the GFT program and initiatives
  • Perform independent data gathering or work collaboratively with other internal teams to support various consulting engagements.
  • Support analyses (including that of industry innovation, new and emerging markets, competitive analysis, and government policy) to provide valuable benchmarking and timely insights to internal stakeholders to drive the business planning process, development, and implementation of long-term strategic initiatives
  • Provide recommendations in the area of business development (including new & emerging markets and/or mergers & acquisitions, viability of partnerships).
  • Actively engage with various divisions within the business to support idea generation, internal alignment and project execution.
  • Be a thinking partner to and develop relationships with business leaders by providing support on strategic and base business initiatives.
  • In combination with relevant internal functions, help to model and understand implications of various strategic decisions on our ESG and other sustainability goals
  • On occasion, participate in various forms of strategic communication efforts on specific initiatives

Professional skills:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop clear, effective reporting to communicate updates to stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision / direction.
  • Very strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within tight timeframes
  • Adaptable and responsive to change
  • Strong presentation skills to support decision-making

  • Some travel may be required for this role from time to time.

Education and experience:
  • Degree in business, economics, engineering or accounting is required (Masters degree would be considered an asset)
  • Professional designation such as CPA would be considered an asset
  • 5+ years of experience in Finance or Operations.
  • Understanding of project risks and project planning/scheduling
  • Understanding of and experience with project metrics and KPIs
  • Experience preparing project progress reports and dashboards

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants .
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Job Requirements - Education
Saint John, NB
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About Irving Oil

Every day since 1924 we’ve been proud to deliver quality products and good energy to our customers and our communities.

Irving Oil is an international energy refining and marketing company with a commitment to doing good business grounded in the values we uphold. Founded in 1924, Irving Oil operates Canada’s largest refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick, along with more than 900 fuelling locations and a network of terminals spanning Eastern Canada and New England. We also operates Ireland’s only refinery, located in the village of Whitegate.

In 2019, Irving Oil expanded its presence in Ireland by acquiring Top Oil, a leading supplier of home heating oil, petrol and diesel fuel. We are on a continuous journey of sustainable development while meeting the evolving energy needs of our customers.

Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years, we have a strong customer and community focus and are committed to growing for tomorrow.

Learn more about our commitment to sustainable growth here

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