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Senior Financial Analyst

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Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

Synopsis of the role

As a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) at Equifax Canada, you will work closely with various business units to prepare annual budgets, monthly forecasts and monthly reporting to the business and management. You will analyze  business & project results and trends and often interface with senior management to deliver financial information in a concise and meaningful manner to foster effective decision making.  An ideal candidate is a highly motivated, analytical team player who has an accounting designation and proficient in Excel, G-Suite and have experience in BI tools.  This position reports to the Senior Manager, Financial Performance & Analysis.

What you’ll do

  • 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.

  • Analysis and reporting on several expense streams, including project costs, preparation  and timely completion of monthly forecasts and month end results reporting/analysis

  • Analysis of month end 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

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

  • 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 

  • Regular and ad hoc analysis of expense pools, deep dive analysis and preparation of various reports to management

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

  • Provide strategic analytical information to the management team helping the company retain its leadership position in the industry

 What experience you need 

  • 5+ 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

  • High analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Effective verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Make decisions guided by policies in nonstandard situations that impact the achievement of financial or business or project objectives and know when to provide update, escalate or seek guidance from management

  • Critical thinking skills, ability to adapt and prioritize multiple tasks, and multi-task given business demands

  • Must be able to work as a member of a team and influence others

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities with a professional attitude and to deliver professional results

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

What could set you apart 

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

  • Financial designation (e.g. CA, CMA, CGA) or MBA or master’s level degree preferred

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

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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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