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Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

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Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M6K 3H7

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice: 


We are a technology company that equips organizations to be agile and innovative, and for their people to be productive, creative and happier at work. That means moving them to the cloud, helping them build the workplace of tomorrow, and enabling them to make smarter decisions about their technology portfolio. By doing these things, we create success faster and in circumstances otherwise not possible. 


We stand proudly for our people and support their success through career development and advancement. We are recognized and respected for our culture of inclusion and belonging, continuously striving to do what’s good for our people and communities. 


The impact you will have:


There are two kinds of financial analysts in this world – those who are comfortable operating in the unknown, who can spot patterns in the chaos and create business-defining strategies with authority, cleverness and speed. And then there are those who are more suited to the predictable, day-in, day-out world of budgeting and back-office number crunching.  


At Softchoice, a company whose mission is to unleash innovation across North America’s largest and most exciting businesses, it should be clear the kind of Senior Financial Analyst we are looking for. Which one are you?    

This is not your typical corporate setting. Softchoice is a publicly traded organization, operating on the cutting edge of digital transformation. As our Senior Financial Analyst, you will have no shortage of unique, compelling challenges – and no established rulebook for getting us to the right strategy. You will leverage your expertise, analytical strengths and leadership powers to drive our vision for rapid growth and cement our position as a top-tier innovation partner. You will work closely with business partners and executives to provide fact-based analysis and a rigorous approach strategic decision making. You will provide annual financial planning and short- and long-term forecasting with speed, accuracy and relevancy. You will also be expected to establish best practices, implement standards and elevate the performance and output of your extended team. 


What you'll do:


  • Build and maintain financial models to support annual planning process, monthly forecasting process and strategic business decisions by senior management.

  • Manage the Softchoice P&L results versus forecast, plan & year ago to provide commentary, analysis & insights to drive business decisions. 

  • Provide support and help deliver the Annual Plan build for Softchoice through scenario analysis and collaboration with business partners to build the P&L. 

  • Co-ordinate and prepare monthly forecast updates for senior leadership team.

  • Provide Senior Leadership and Functional group P&L support on a monthly basis. 

  • Provide support for M&A activity as required. 

  • Provide support for high impact projects based on a thorough understanding of the company’s financial position and business model. Examples of such projects could include capital structure analyses and build vs. buy decisions.


What you'll bring to the table:


You are a well-rounded and ambitious finance professional, with excellent financial modeling and cross-functional capabilities. You come with a deep understanding of FP&A, M&A, investment banking, and/or management consulting, gained from in dynamic, large-scale industries with a focus on technology and customer experiences. You are looking for a new and unique challenge in a creative environment, where you will be able to grow your career and your impact. You thrive in teams, excel in fast-paced environments and seek to join a high-caliber, high-performance team that puts its people first, always.   


You'll also have:

  • Minimum of 2 years post-graduate qualifications and 2+ years of related experience.

  • Driven to discover reasons for financial trends and provide insightful financial analysis. 

  • Exceptional financial modeling skills with advanced Excel knowledge.

  • CFA or MBA or CPA designation preferred, but not required. 


Why people love working here: 


  • Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 16 consecutive years. 

  • Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years. 

  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth. 

  • Our team members have 2 paid volunteer days per year to give back to a cause of their choice. 

  • We offer an opportunity to build a career in the technology industry. 

  • We have raised over $3 million through Softchoice Cares, our grassroots fundraising organization. 


Inclusion & equal opportunity employment: 


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. 


Require an accommodation? We are ready to help: 


We are proud to provide interview and employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require any accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to work with you to best meet your needs. 


Our commitment to your experience: 


We are committed to the safety of all candidates and team members. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for everyone. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same. 


Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education and check your references.: 


When you join Softchoice, we will onboard you remotely. Don’t worry. It’s quick, simple and you’ll be connected with your new team in no time. 




Mid-Senior Level