Business Analyst- Finance Job at Creative Door – in Edmonton, AB
We have an immediate opening for a Business Analyst located in the Corporate office in Edmonton. Reporting to the VP Finance, the Business Analyst will provide financial and business metrics, reporting, analysis and recommendations to the CDS Executive team.
This role is a permanent, full time position.
Support for CDS business planning process for branch locations Includes annual budget planning, monthly forecasting process, interim estimates, strategic planning process, fixed asset maintenance, and cost center reporting.
Develop reports and provide analysis of the following:
sales and forecast trends, issues and mitigation recommendations
business-case analysis for new and/or strategic initiatives
GP/GM/EBIT trends, issues and mitigation recommendations
Fleet, facilities and equipment analysis for return on investment optimization
Costing analysis and mitigation recommendations; projects, inventory, labour, freight, vendor/supplier
Inventory management and turns analysis and recommendations
Labour utilization and efficiency
Asset management and utilization
Forward integration evaluation; new locations, break-even analysis, new market opportunities, facilities expansion/utilization, and headcount efficiency.
Assist in upgrading our financial reporting/analysis system to streamline data collection, provide reporting flexibility, and generate improved analytical tools for product line and channel reporting.
Special projects as assigned to improve business processes and provide value-added analysis.
Other duties, as assigned
Excellent systems skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required
Experience with Oracle ESSBASE is an asset
Experience with Oracle or an integrated ERP system is a plus
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
Results and deadline oriented, strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to identify process improvements, ability and desire to take action
Strong Analytical & Problem-Solving Skills
3-5 years of experience as a Business Analyst, Financial Analyst, or related role.
Hold a Degree or Applied Degree in Business Administration
CPA / CFA candidate or accreditation is an asset.
A positive work environment with competitive pay and an excellent benefit plan
Opportunity to build a long-term career with upward mobility
Excellent Health and Dental benefits offered for full time employees
Strong team and an active Social Committee
COR Certified workplace
Equal opportunity employer
About the Company
Company: Creative Door –
Company Location: Edmonton, AB