Financial Planning & Analysis Manager – Bell

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

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 Finance team supports the operational effectiveness of the company. The team is involved in analyzing financial figures, metrics and system and process issues to support major decisions within the business. The key groups within the Finance team include corporate and operational finance, internal teams support, the controllers group, internal audit and risk advisory services, taxation, treasury, corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions.

The Bell Canada Finance team is seeking an eager finance professional 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 the largest revenue-generating business units in Bell Canada, as well as one of the business’ growth areas. The team works closely with various finance teams, strategic planning and corporate groups. Their 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 Manger Finance will be responsible for the analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and long range planning of the Content/Programming portfolio. This role provides an opportunity to work in a highly visible, constantly evolving, and stimulating environment, providing direct support to the BRS Executive team, including the VP Content. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in finance/planning and analysis roles and will report to the Senior Manager, BRS Finance.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:
Provide detailed reporting on Content/Programming costs to the business, highlighting key business trends, risk and opportunities
Month-end reporting and variance analysis
Support the financial forecasting process for in-year forecasts, budget and long-range planning.
Drive detailed analytics on costs of revenue and gross margin by product.
Prepare financial analysis presentation materials for executive team presentations
Manage multiple deadlines and meet all corporate requirements
Ensure accuracy and completeness of information
Provide continuous improvement of the forecasting, reporting, and analysis.

Critical Qualifications/Competencies:
Professional designation or close to completion – CPA or MBA
5 years experience in financial analysis and planning
Solid experience in modeling complex forecasts for expenses or revenues
Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, work on various deliverables simultaneously and prioritize
Very strong analytical skills
Results oriented with the ability to prioritize and consistently deliver on time with a high degree of accuracy
Ability to partner with various cross-functional groups and management levels
Strong communication skills along with the ability to convey financial analysis to management
Working knowledge of Bell’s financial systems and processes; knowledge of SAP and BPC system is an asset
Demonstrated ability to take ownership of issues and tasks through to resolution
Relentless attention to detail and accuracy

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 : Ontario : Don Mills
Application Deadline: 05/21/2021

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

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