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Senior Financial Analyst – Remote

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Kinaxis

Kinaxis® delivers the agility to make fast, confident supply chain decisions, so you can plan better, live better, and change the world.

At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Senior Financial Analyst

Job location: our office in Ottawa, Canada, or Toronto, Canada. 

About the team

Reporting to the Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, the Senior Financial Analyst will provide ongoing business support and performance measurement to key stakeholders to meet our objective of maintaining continuous profitable growth. The SFA will focus on supporting our Customer Support, Hosting Infrastructure, and R&D Engineering groups within Kinaxis, and will be an exceptional partner and trusted advisor to key stakeholders. Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented and results driven critical thinker, and a proactive team player.

What you will do

  • Data extraction and analysis to develop, prepare and present financial data, results and recommendations that are timely, accurate, reliable, and relevant for effective business decision making
  • Lead quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes for functional groups by collaborating with other key stakeholders and collecting and consolidating data from relevant areas
  • Deeply understand the nature of the functional group you are supporting; Support their evolving business needs through financial analysis by understanding and modeling key drivers and metrics.
  • Develop actionable management reporting and dashboards that clearly communicate actual performance vs. budget and key metrics.
  • Make and implement recommendations to improve processes and evolve our ability to provide answers to recurring and ad-hoc requests, including self-serve reporting
  • Work with functional group stakeholders to support their evolving business needs and accurately
  • Work closely with the HR Business Partner team to provide consistent communication of objectives and adjustments to the forecast

What we are looking for

  • Post secondary degree in business, finance, or related field, with a CPA designation or an MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years post-designation experience, preferably with a global company in the technology sector; background in FP&A or experience with support or product R&D groups is an asset
  • Experience with accounting and financial planning systems, ideally NetSuite and Planful
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills, including being able to clearly communicate financial information to business stakeholders, along with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong business acumen and proficiency in financial modeling
  • An entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, and customer service attitude
  • Able to manage multiple and ever-changing priorities and working to deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced environment

Please send your cover letter & resume to Peter, explaining how your previous experiences would make you a great candidate for this role. 

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work – We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People – We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact – As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at www.kinaxis.com or the company’s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com/.

Kinaxis strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply to our welcoming community. We strive to make our website and application process accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at accommodations@kinaxis.com. This contact information is for accessibility requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Kinaxis® delivers the agility to make fast, confident supply chain decisions, so you can plan better, live better, and change the world.

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