Senior Financial Analyst

Date Posted January 9, 2019
  • Department Finance
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job ID 44361

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Siblings, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee, Annie Sez and Afaze.

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for ensuring that monthly variance analysis, trend analysis and forecast information is prepared and presented to senior Management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial statements and support schedules including the production of the monthly financial packages, executive commentaries and variance analysis
  • Provide fiscal and organizational advice to representatives of assigned departments regarding projected programs and objectives according to established budgetary procedures
  • Develop relationships with internal and external customers and work to exceed customer expectations for reporting and analysis
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close procedures
  • Assist with the annual budget and quarterly forecasting initiatives including conducting meetings with operational teams to explain results and cost reduction analysis as necessary
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls to ensure compliance with internal and external financial policies and regulations
  • Develop effective reporting tools for the department including key performance indicators to measure departmental efficiency
  • Provide assistance to representatives of assigned departments in the formulation of departmental budget requests
  • Attend meetings and as needed and present fiscal data of assigned departments
  • Assist with the external audit and other statutory audits as required
  • Assist in ad hoc analysis and special projects as required by Management and cross-functional teams
  • Prepare all sensitive and confidential analysis as directed
  • Account reconciliations

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA designation preferred
  • 5+ years accounting/finance experience
  • Experience in the retail industry preferred
  • Experience with Lawson or other ERP system required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word)

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest: However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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