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Sr. Financial Planning and Analytics Manager to work within Asset Management for large banking client - 40208

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 23, 2022
Job End Date: Sep 23, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118721
Location: Toronto
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Sr. Financial Planning and Analytics Manager to work within Asset Management for large banking client - 40208

Location: Toronto (hybrid/remote)
Duration: 4 months (possibility for extension)
 
Job Description:
Develops detailed financial and economic analysis to assist the designated business portfolio with decision support. Works closely with business leaders and Finance partners to provide financial advice and service that supports the financial management activities of the Group/portfolio. Supports the monitoring and management of financial performance against plans, forecasts, initiatives and objectives. Generates information and insights that support key business decisions to drive value (e.g., revenue growth, cost management, resource allocation, balance sheet optimization, etc.)
 
Job Responsibilities:
• Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies
• May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices
• May own internal/external stakeholder relationships
• Supports/Leads financial planning, forecasting and performance reviews that utilize plan, forecast and actual financial information to develop annual plans and targets.
• Performs variance analyses, and ad-hoc forward-looking analyses to improve understanding of business drivers as well as opportunities to improve performance for product improvement, profit improvement, financial impact of initiatives/strategic business decisions
• Supports the development of methodologies and policies to enable analyses and insights focused on financial dimensions (e.g., revenue, expense, balance sheet, capital, etc.)
• Determines the financial impact of initiatives/ strategic business decisions, and incorporate the impacts into future financial forecasts/plans.
• Assesses reasonableness of business cases and performs due-diligence during Investment reviews and approvals processes
• Works with the business to align key performance indicators with financial forecasts and plans
• Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide financial insights and recommendations
• Employs systems (e.g. customized exception reports, tracking reports etc.) to manage information
• Integrates information from multiple sources (e.g. financial and operational systems) to enable more efficient processes, enhanced analysis and/or streamlined reporting
• Monitors and tracks performance, and addresses any issues
• Acts as a trusted financial advisor to assigned business/group
• Recommends and implements solutions based on analysis of issues and implications for the business
• Assists in the development of strategic plans
• Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making e.g., economics, treasury, competitor information
• Provides specialized consulting, analytical and technical support

Must Have Skills:
• 5 - 7 years of experience in a Financial Management role
• Experience in financial planning and forecasting
 
Nice-to-Have Skills:
• Asset management experience
• Previous experience in a financial institution