Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Hybrid - Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on May 4, 2023

Fantastic career opportunity with a global and complex technology company. Ideally seeking a Junior Financial Analyst, but this opportunity is also open to an Accountant with 2 to 5 years of work experience who is very analytically minded with strong Excel skills who is eager to transition their career into FP&A. Mostly remote/work-from-home, maximum of 1 day/week in office.

Who- the Company: 
Our client is a highly successful and innovative technology company headquartered in the lower mainland with over 20 years of history and approximately 1000 employees.

What- the Role:
Our client is seeking a new Financial Analyst for their Global FP&A team. This is a 1-year term employee contract with possibility to convert to full time permanent employment in future. Reporting into a fantastic Manager who is very happy to mentor someone with high potential who is eager to learn new analytical skills. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, revenue & profit analysis, cost modeling, and scheduled & ad hoc reporting.  The FA will also participate in various process improvements projects such as system optimization and workforce planning. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We are looking for an Accountant or Analyst with at least 2 years of relevant experience, and preferably 3+ years. It is preferred that candidates already have proven FP&A work experience, but the hiring team is also open to bright, self-motivated, and analytically-minded accountants who are very eager to transition their career into FP&A.

  • Very strong Excel skills are required, with the willingness to further improve Excel-based analytical skills very quickly.  

  • Relevant post-secondary education within accounting & finance is required, and pursuit of CPA or CFA is highly preferred.

  • Experience working in the tech sector and/or with a complex global public company is very beneficial, but this is NOT required for a quick learner who is eager to face challenges in an exciting and fast-paced industry.

  • In addition to Excel, the FA will be using an ERP and various BI tools, so being able to learn new systems quickly is crucial in this position.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) are very important in this role.

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Financial Analyst with excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.   

The FA will mostly be working remotely/from home, with the ability to get to the headquarters in Greater Vancouver up to 1 day/week or 4 days/month. Please discuss with SWIM.  

When & How to Apply: 
Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume (preferably in MS Word format as it works best with our internal systems). Thank you!