Job Posting 101025

Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis
Diabetes Canada
Toronto Metro area
1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
closes in 6 days (Fri, 31 May)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview

The Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, is responsible for financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, reporting, planning for DC initiatives and providing ad hoc support to projects and programs across the organization. This management role will take initiative to identify process improvements and adopt best practices within the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) function with a focus on delivering excellence to business partners. 

Team: 3, including 2 direct reports: Senior Financial Analyst and Financial Analyst.

Location: 1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remote and with the expectation to be in-office 1-2 days per week.

This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Performs managerial/supervisory function including hiring, developing, evaluating, and managing performance expectations of a team of 3 employees in the Planning & Analysis department.
  • Leads the budgeting and forecasting processes, including but not limited to:
    • Developing clear timelines for the processes
    • Ensuring effective tools are in place for the collection and consolidation of business financial information.
    • Providing training to the business unit participants on timelines and tools
    • Developing/managing effective reporting throughout the process
    • Preparing analysis of the overall budget identifying key drivers to changes in revenue and expense draft budgets
    • Effectively tracking the changes to the budget
    • Managing an efficient upload to the ERP system
  • Supports the periodic strategic planning processes by providing effective tools and participating in the development and analysis of the plan content.
  • Leads the monthly review and analysis of results, including but not limited to:
    • supporting business units in the understanding of the booked transactions,
    • assisting with the development of accurate accruals and adjustments,
    • developing clear explanations for variances from budgets/forecasts and
    • working with business units to identify next steps with respect to variances.
  • Proactively support business units in the assessment of new contractual arrangements and identify the appropriate timing for recording revenue and expenses relating to these activities.
  • Supports the business units in the development of business cases for new initiatives, ensuring alignment with the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Support the maintenance of and identify opportunities to enhance the allocation modelling to support CRA’s requirements for charitable entity reporting of expenses.
  • Supports decision-making by providing stakeholders with timely and meaningful insights on business performance through monthly commentary, budget commentary and reporting to the financial subcommittee of the Board of Directors.
  • Identifying best practice and implementing digital transformation to ensure the best utilization of automation and streamlining of processes.
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis where required to assist in management decision making
  • Provide back-up support to the ED Finance and the Senior Manager, Accounting as required

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • University Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting.
  • CPA Accounting designation (CPA, CGA or CPA, CMA or CPA, CA)
  • 7-10 years of progressively responsible, relevant experience in accounting, or financial roles.
  • Strong working knowledge of Canadian GAAP
  • 2-3 years people management.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and develop an FP&A team
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with diverse teams across various functions.
  • Strong quantitative abilities and reporting skills, with the ability to effectively interpret data and communicate the narrative.
  • A tenacious problem solver with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • An effective listener, with the ability to learn from others.
  • An excellent communicator and presenter with an ability to influence.
  • Proven track record in building effective budgeting and reporting processes
  • Implementation of budgeting systems an asset
  • Proficient computer literacy, with expert skills in MS Office, Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Experience with financial systems (experience with Unit 4 an asset)
  • NFP experience an asset

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment and a commitment to building a healthy and engaged work culture.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule.
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive group benefits plan, includes health/dental, life insurance, disability coverage, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Most group benefits start on Day 1 when you join Diabetes Canada (health and dental coverage, life insurance and EFAP).
  • Generous paid time-off benefits include additional paid holidays beyond the recognized provincial statutory holidays, and an end-of-year holiday office closure.

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

Diabetes Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  We value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process.  If you require accommodation, please advise us during the recruitment process.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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