Head of Planning and Forecasting

Location
Working From home
Salary
Salary DOQ
Posted
23 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Dec 2020
Job Function
Risk Management
Certifications
CFA Charterholder
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Masters

GENERAL FUNCTION

The leader of Planning & Forecasting function will play an integral part in shaping the direction and on-going strategy for the organization. The role requires a visionary who will engage with Chief Financial Officers & business leaders across the organization to create forecast leveraging advanced tools and techniques on financial statements like Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, Cash Flows and will be responsible for Key Performance Indicator monitoring.  The incumbent will assume a leadership Money Mart Financial Services (MMFS) and the role will lead a team of analysts, report to the Chief Risk and Analytics Officer and assist in deciding capital allocation.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for financial and operational forecasts for the company, and assists in capital allocation decisions Establish enterprise wide KPI monitoring framework and responsible for continuous monitoring KPI and early warning triggers Create annual budgets for each operational area, working closely with the finance and business leaders Employ advanced tools and techniques (decision science, probability, statistics and/or applied mathematics) to deliver innovative thinking and best-in-class forecasting solutions Set up framework for enterprise wide business performance evaluation and work with each of the business leaders to operationalize it Continuously take a forward-looking view by researching, validating and proposing new and industry best-practice technical and functional solutions. Encourage the business to think beyond current practices and boundaries. Build analytical capabilities in the organization by enhancing off the shelf solutions, technologies and analytical talent EDUCATION Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Charterholder) Master’s in Business Administration, Masters in Finance, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, required.   

 

EXPERIENCE

Min 10 years of analytical experience in Fintech, Banking, or e-commerce.  

 

SKILLS

Proven ability to leverage data, quantitative analysis and advanced analytics to deliver actionable insights, guide strategic decisions and directly drive business results. Proven experience developing financial statement analysis & forecasts Expert knowledge of financial statement, performance indicators & management and capital management. Ability to deliver insight to internal or external business owners by building on a technical foundation that includes an understanding of advanced forecasting/modeling techniques Ability to communicate complex concepts to non-technical audiences. Ability to manage and perform tasks/processes that involve multi-departmental issues and personnel. Ability to identify and analyze critical issues and activities and draw conclusions and formulate recommended solutions. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be detail-oriented and possess a strong aptitude in development and testing techniques. Highly organized and motivated with effective time/project management skills; able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Diligent, meticulous, self-reliant, flexible, creative, good judgment. Experience with BI tools like Tableau and modeling languages like R & Python Additional Information We invest in our employees, and offer extensive training, and development programs to set you up for future success. If we sound like a fit and you’re ready to start an exciting career with an organization that encourages employee growth, apply today! We look for bright, energetic, motivated individuals who are interested in learning and developing their career.

 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 

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