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Director Finance, FP&A

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Synopsis of the role:

As a Finance Director, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) at Equifax Canada, you will primarily be responsible for providing proactive, insightful financial and business analysis to enable the business to reach its short- and long-term strategic and financial objectives.  The Finance Director will lead a team of 5-7 employees and report to the CFO, Equifax Canada and often interface with senior management and Canadian Leadership Team (CLT) to deliver financial information in a concise and meaningful manner to foster effective decision making.

The Finance Director will also drive value-added FP&A activities, and work with various areas of the business to prepare annual budgets, monthly forecasts and monthly reporting including summarizing the budget and preparing presentations. You will analyze business results and trends and prepare a myriad of reports and synopsis of the business results for reporting to the business and management.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead a team to prepare, develop, consolidate and manage the annual budget, monthly forecast and reporting including a 3-5 year plan identifying opportunities to enhance financial outlooks, and other financial analysis tasks and projects.

  • Provide strategic analytical information to the management team helping the company retain its leadership position in the industry and lead any financial analysis on potential M&A opportunities

  • Analyze month end revenue and expense results, including analyzing functional activity and consulting with leaders and business partners, and preparing insightful commentary on monthly results. Preparation of various monthly reports and dashboard schedules using Tableau or other Power BI tools

  • Work collaboratively with other FP&A team members and accounting teams to ensure financial results are in conformity with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and policies of the company

  • Develop business cases along with the business case sponsor and various business areas to assess investment recommendations and NPV analysis

  • Regular and ad hoc analysis of revenue by customer, deep dive analysis and sales pipeline review using Salesforce

  • Continuously improve the financial processes to gain efficiencies and identify areas of productivity through automation and utilization of BI tools

What Experience you need :

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in financial analysis and reporting 

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited University with a focus on Finance, Economics, Business, Accounting, or other quantitative discipline is essential

  • Financial designation (e.g. CA, CMA, CGA) 

  • Proficient with financial concepts and financial reporting tools such as Hyperion and/or OOBI (Business Intelligence Objects) with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel and G-suite

 What could set you apart:

  •  MBA or master’s level degree preferred

  • Experience in BI tools such as Tableau, Power BI, etc preferred

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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