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.
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!