Overview

Job Location:
Head Office

No other bank is doing what we do.

At BDC, we help Canada and its entrepreneurs create a prosperous, inclusive and green economy. Our mission is to help Canadian businesses thrive by providing financing, capital and advisory services. We’re devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs. We’re also dedicated to our employees. Adaptable. Inspiring. Different. There’s a reason we like to work here, and we think you’ll like it too. Join BDC and help make a difference! 

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. They’re more than just words for BDC. These concepts are foundational to our success and to our ability to attract, retain, mobilize and develop the right talent, as well as to offer a healthy, professional and collaborative environment. We are committed to cultivating and preserving an environment where all employees can thrive, and, for over a decade, we have been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, beliefs, experiences, and more.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis is actively involved in the preparation of the five-year business plan and the budget planning of the company. He/she designs, creates and implements financial models to present several simulations, analyses and reports relating to financial information. The incumbent is also responsible for improving and proposing solutions to improve tools, analysis models, databases, etc., as well as mentoring team members as a specialist in the field.

CHALLENGES TO BE MET 

  • Design, create and implement financial models for business units for the purpose of preparing and reporting quantitatively and qualitatively for the corporate plan and budget.

  • Prepare forecasts, simulations and analyses of financial results to support BDC’s strategic planning process.

  • Coordinate the budget process of the business units under his/her responsibility and provide senior management with comprehensive analysis for the preparation and verification of the budget.

  • Act as a business partner by engaging with stakeholders to provide business units with enhanced assistance in financial planning, analysis and forecasting.

  • Prepare comprehensive monthly value-added analyses, based on models, productivity level and other criteria, and then present the results to management.

  • Provide cost-benefit analyses and case studies in support of various projects with other functional departments (growth strategies, new products and pricing, etc.); identify and interpret trends; communicate and recommend action plans.

  • Determine and develop internal database requirements for the various models created and ensure data maintenance and integrity.

  • Develop ways to derive timely information from all available databases. Keep abreast of available data sources, system definitions and best practices, and make recommendations for improvement.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting

  • CPA or CFA designation, a major asset

  • Five to eight years of experience and at least four years of experience in FP&A

  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, an asset

  • Knowledge of the Workday Adaptive Planning application, a major asset

  • Strong financial and analytical skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and experience in modeling

  • Good ability to learn and challenge policies and procedures

  • High ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Ability to handle ambiguous situations and quickly understand new concepts

  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external clients

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Bilingualism (French and English)

With us, you’ll be able to achieve the work/life balance you’re looking for, with competitive working conditions and above-market flexible benefits. This includes modern workspaces to work from when you are in our offices, and, for some specific positions, the ability to work remotely, on reserve, and/or within your community.

Important Point to Consider

Vaccination Policy for COVID-19: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients and of the community are a top priority for us. Effective November 8, 2021, BDC requires that all employees and consultants be fully vaccinated. A solemn declaration will be requested to this effect.

While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only the candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email us at [email protected], and include your full name, the best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.