Sr. Manager, FP&A
Finance – Financial Planning & Analysis /
TRADER Corporation is a trusted Canadian leader in online media, dealer and lender services. The company is comprised of AutoTrader.ca, AutoSync and Dealertrack Canada. AutoTrader.ca (AutoHebdo.net in Quebec) offers the largest inventory of new cars and used cars in Canada, receiving over 25 million monthly visits to its marketplace. With over 3,500 subscribers and counting, AutoSync is the largest and fastest growing dealer and OEM software provider in Canada. The platform's suite of connected automotive software solutions brings advertising, conversion and operational support together, synchronizing the entire retail process. AutoSync's diverse range of offerings includes: vAuto, EasyDeal, xtime, Motoinsight, Activix, TAdvantage and TRFFK. Dealertrack is Canada’s largest automotive financing portal, enhancing efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive, marine, recreational vehicle, motorcycle and powersport retail industries. Over 6.5 million credit applications are submitted via the Dealertrack Canada portal each year. Visit tradercorporation.com to learn more..
The Senior Manager is responsible for the preparation of the annual budget and interim forecast as well as providing the business with insight that leads to the right decisions being made. The Senior Manager will partner with business owners on budgeting decisions, consolidate user inputs, and provide Senior Management with the insight to make informed decisions that are aligned with financial objectives. In addition to budgeting and forecasting, the Senior Manager will develop and analyze key operating metrics to support and drive the business in achieving its key operating and strategic objectives. The Senior Manager will also play a key role in working with cross functional teams to produce high quality financial analysis that will support the existing business, new initiatives, and long-term strategic planning. As a business partner, the Senior Manager must understand the key drivers of each business and develop the financial models that accurately predict future financial performance. A high level of business acumen will be required as the Senior Manager will be expected to provide senior management with recommendations and actively influence the business decisions that are made.
Key Areas of Responsibility
-Leads the budgeting activities and team with different internal agents (Executives, Directors, and budget coordinators) to ensure the budgets and forecasts are prepared in a timely basis in the correct format.
-Support the preparation of the annual budget, interim forecasts, and report on actuals against budget/forecast.
-Ownership of the budgeting model including the creation of budget files for business owners and making changes to the model as needed.
-Work with the budget primes to gather and review all departmental budget or re-forecast data and integrate it into one company wide budget or re-forecast.
-Responsible for consolidating, reporting, and presenting budgets and forecasts to management.
-Manages and leads monthly financial statement analysis process and associated reporting of budget and reforecast variances. Advises various internal agents (Executives, -Directors, and budget coordinators) on all matters relating to budgets, forecasts, and performance variances against projected results.
-Deliver actionable analytical services and recommendations to senior management that will drive profit focused decision making.
-Provide input and analysis that supports the long-term strategic planning and provide financial modeling support to business owners on existing business and new initiatives. -External reporting to the Board of Directors.
-Designs and develop reports of key financial and operating metrics for the senior management group.
-Able to Integrate large data sets into financial models that support reporting and analytics.
-Evolve existing processes to drive efficiencies.
-University degree in Business or equivalent
-Professional Accounting or Finance Designation (CPA/CA/CMA/CGA or CFA)
-Minimum 5 to 10 years budgeting and forecasting experience in a medium to large multi-departmental corporate environment
-3 to 5 years in business partnering and delivering value added analytics in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
-Must be an excellent communicator
-Must have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
-Flexible and a strong negotiator
-Ability to be a strong internal business partner with a collaborative business focus
-Must be able to rapidly adapt to change and deliver under minimal supervision
-Ability to make recommendations with the big picture in mind while executing analytics and reporting with a high degree of detail and accuracy
-Must have advanced Microsoft Excel, intermediate Microsoft Access, and complex financial modeling skills.
What’s in it for you…
-We understand that there is life at work and life outside of work. Here are a few benefits we all benefit from that support us to be our creative best.
Fitness and wellness
-We provide discounts to nation-wide gyms, onsite gyms (when we’re in the office), an Employee and Family Assistance Program, as well as a virtual wellness program.
Benefits from Day 1
-Local in-office free gyms
-Employee and Family Assistance program
-Weekly virtual wellness events
-In addition to in-house training, we provide an annual lifestyle allowance of $1500 so you can grow your skills.
-Conferences & training budget
-Regular internal training programs
-Let us help you invest in your future with 3% matching towards your pension and multiple forms of income protection.
-Annual bonus structure
-3% CPP matching