Financial Analyst, Pricing

Accounting & Finance
Hybrid - Burnaby , British Columbia, Canada
Posted on January 18, 2023

Very fulfilling Analytical role with a reputable and well-established BC-based company with a loyal customer base across Canada and a 40+ year history. Reporting into the Vice-President of Finance and working on accounting & finance team of 8. Exciting portfolio of analytical responsibilities. Collaborating closely with sales & marketing. Excellent role for someone who wants to steadily grow their FP&A career over the years!

Who- the Company:
Our Client was established decades ago and creates high quality products that are sold B2B (business to business), with happy customers across Canada. The company sells their products to many large companies that will be familiar to most candidates. In the last couple of years, the organization has undertaken a major rejuvenation of the corporate culture which is ongoing. The Company has a supportive, friendly, and fast-paced work environment, with a focus on their core values and giving back to the community.

What- the Role:
On behalf of our Client, SWIM is recruiting for a new  Financial Analyst, Pricing. The Analyst will report directly into a fantastic Vice-President, Finance & Operations, who is CPA-designated and an MBA. This is a newly created position due to increasingly more strategic business needs on the finance team.

The Analyst will collaborate very closely with the company’s marketing and sales team to create pricing models, conduct market trend analysis, look at trade spend, contribute analytical findings to marketing campaigns, etc. This is a very dynamic role and the Analyst will be able to see their direct contribution to the company’s success!

This role is first & foremost focused on pricing analysis and pricing modeling for the company’s core products, as well as allied products and even some equipment and services. With time, the Analyst can also take on responsibilities in other areas such as cost analysis, business decision support, and general FP&A. The Analyst will be using a great deal of Excel (macros, Power BI, etc.) and PowerPoint for presentations, as well as the company’s ERP for extracting data.  This is a great role for someone who wants to see steady growth over the years with a reputable Canadian organization.  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We’re seeking a proven Pricing Analyst / Financial Analyst who is self-motivated, resourceful, and business-minded. Qualified candidates will have approximately 5 years of relevant work experience, including employment in a company with a manufactured consumer product (ideally B2B, but not required). Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) are important in this role, as is a collaborative approach to work and the ability to partner with colleagues in non-finance departments such as marketing, sales, manufacturing, supply chain, and operations. Pursuit of MBA Finance, CFA, or CPA will be viewed very favourably.
Please note this company has ongoing Covid safety precautions at the office and a Covid vaccination policy (2 shots).

How Much:
Total compensation commensurate with level of education and relevant work experience- please discuss further with SWIM.

HYBRID. The Analyst will be based out of the Company’s corporate headquarters in Burnaby, BC. The office has a gym, showers, and bike lockers. Free employee parking. Once fully trained up, the Analyst can work from home 2 days a week- please discuss with SWIM

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be shortlisting candidates on behalf of our Client and presenting profiles to the hiring team for review. Please reach out to your Recruiter at SWIM at your earliest opportunity if you are interested and would like to discuss further. If you do not yet have a Recruitment Consultant at SWIM, please hit “APPLY NOW”. Only candidates who are considered qualified for the role will be contacted. Thank you!