Financial Analyst – Bell

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If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

The Finance Team manages the performance and risk profile of Bell, ensuring the needs of customers, investors and employees are balanced with long-term business success. We work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute plans that help the company achieve its strategic objectives and ensure financial sustainability.

The Bell Canada Finance team is seeking an experienced finance professional and leader who shares the passion of being a trusted value added business partner to the Bell Residential and Small Business teams (‘BRSB’).

The BRSB Finance team is responsible for reporting results of one of Bell’s largest revenue generating business units and growth areas. The team works closely with various finance teams, strategic planning and corporate groups. The team’s mandate is to deliver insightful financial information and analysis to the executive team to influence decision-making and drive greater profitability, while ensuring financial integrity.

The Manager Finance, Small Business will be responsible for reporting (financial management and corporate), consolidation of financials and forecast inputs, and analytical tools to support the Small Business Finance team. The role provides an opportunity to work in a highly visible, constantly evolving, and stimulating area providing direct support to the entire Small Business Finance team. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years experience in finance/planning and analysis roles and will report to the Senior Manager, Finance. In addition, the role requires high-level attention to detail, production of key financial reports that are free from error and timely in a deadline intense environment.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:
Ownership of multiple financial reporting, database management tools, and management financial report production.
Develop an in-depth knowledge of Bell’s financial systems (SAP, BPC), internal/Small Business specific financial systems, revenue models, and use it for variance analysis, rate/volume analytics, financial reporting, executive level summaries and walkdowns.
Responsible for the month end reporting and forecasting ‘process’, information flow for Small Business and the associated in-depth variance analysis gathering and summation of details/commentary, including in-year forecasts, annual budgets and long range plans.
Prepare financial analysis materials for executive team presentations, through coordination with all members of the Small Business Finance team, BRSB Consolidation team, and corporate Finance team members.
Management of various ad hoc requests requiring a quick and efficient turnaround
Manage multiple deadlines and meet all corporate requirements
Drive continuous improvement of month-end and forecasting reporting tools, models and processes for Small Business Financial reporting and analysis.

Critical Qualifications/Competencies:
Professional designation preferred (CA, CMA, CGA or MBA)
2-5 years experience in financial analysis and planning
Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, and to prioritize various concurrent deliverables
Very strong analytical skills and relentless attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to move from the detail to the big picture and to summarize for management review
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and a natural ability to work with large amounts of data and to create, maintain and modify revenue models with variance analysis
Strong communication skills able to work effectively with various cross-functional groups and management levels while also being able to work independently
A self starter with the curiosity and drive to dig into issues and take ownership of them through to resolution

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:
Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular – Full Time
Job Location: Canada : Nova Scotia : Bedford || Canada : Nova Scotia : Halifax || Canada : Ontario : Don Mills || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 05/03/2021

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

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