Business and Financial Analyst

Employer
Navitas
Location
Burnaby, BC
Salary
Salary will be determined upon qualifications
Posted
May 09, 2022
Closes
Jun 08, 2022
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Since 1994, Navitas has been a respected leader in global higher education. As pioneers in the university pathway sector, we have trusted partnerships with more than 30 forward-thinking universities in Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Sri Lanka. We provide our partners with access to resources and expertise to help drive large-scale initiatives that provide tangible, lasting benefits to students, faculty, staff and local communities.

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLEGE
Fraser International College (FIC), in association with Simon Fraser University, offers university pathway programs to international students and is based on the campus of Simon Fraser University in Burnaby.

OVERVIEW AND OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION
Reporting to Director, Business Planning and Analysis, the Business and Financial Analyst will join the growing Corporate Services Team and perform financial analyses for operations in North America. The Analyst will support reporting requirements including month end performance reporting, sensitivity analysis for new business opportunities, industry research, and board presentations. The position will have the opportunity to work closely with multiple stakeholders including senior executives to build on the existing reporting platform to aid the overall management of the North American portfolio and drive strategies for the region.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor financial performance of each business unit in North America and provide timely updates to management.
  • Compile financial and operating data, perform variance analysis, and draft reporting materials to support monthly reporting process for Head Office in Australia.
  • Respond to ah-hoc information requests from Head Office and provide analysis within tight deadlines.
  • Collate with the marketing teams and support bi-monthly reporting on latest student forecasts.
  • Provide analytical and system support for the annual and quarterly budgeting processes.
  • Contribute to the development of new reports to facilitate the monitoring and tracking of actual spending against budget.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for senior management to aid strategic decisions.
  • Develop excel-based projection models and perform sensitivity analysis for new business opportunities.
  • Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • A minimum of 3 years of post-graduation work experience in financial reporting or business analysis.
  • Strong understanding of financial concepts with ability to develop new financial models and provide succinct analysis through presentations.
  • Strong business writing skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet critical deadlines under pressure.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to collate and compile information from different sources and work with multiple teams in the organization.
  • High degree of computer literacy, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, i.e., Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Power Query, etc.
  • Needs to be a self-starter who can take ownership of projects with minimal supervision.
  • A financial designation (CPA, CFA etc.) or in pursuance of a financial designation.
  • Valid passport and ability to travel.
  • Legal right to work in Canada.

Desirable Skills

  • Prior professional work experience in business and financial reporting.
  • Experience with Power Query/Power BI Desktop will be an asset.
  • Experience supporting large-scale projects within multiple stakeholder groups.

What We Offer
Navitas is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

What We Require
Following Federal and provincial guidelines, Navitas has implemented a mandatory vaccine policy, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated or provide an acceptable proof of exception in order to work at any of our campuses.

Successful applicants will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks, which includes a Criminal Background and professional reference checks.

To Apply
Submit resume and cover letter to:
https://navitas.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=32&source=aWQ9NA%3D%3D

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