Manager, People Budgeting and Analytics in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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Job Description

*Manager, People Budgeting & Analytics - Toronto*

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

You will assist in Human Capital budget, Planning reporting and analysis, Annual Budget co-ordination, Quarterly Forecast co-ordination and other ad-hoc analysis while working directly with the CFO and other senior Finance, HR and business leaders. The candidate will be a key contributor to BOTH the Finance and HR Team.


  • Human Capital Planning Analysis:
  • Partner with regional HR Directors and other finance team members on reporting, budgeting, and forecasting human capital expenditures.
  • Assist with annual and quarterly external audits.
  • Annual Budget and Quarterly Forecast Co-ordination:
  • Responsible for the quantification of the human capital element of the Annual Budget and Quarterly Forecast.
  • “Own the data consolidation” component during the Budget/Forecast periods – consolidation of human capital regional submissions, legal entity, cost center and GL analysis and providing historical costs for future planning.
  • Reconcile actual/budget/forecast human capital variances monthly.
  • Quantify and review the impact of human capital on restructuring plans, FX impacts and M&A integrations.

Job Requirements

What we can expect from you:

  • Proven analytical background with focus on multi-currency data consolidation and reconciliations
  • Experience managing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Expert user of Microsoft Excel (VBA knowledge an asset)
  • Ability to analyze and assimilate relevant data into key financial recommendations.

 Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Someone with strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Flexible to change
  • A passion for analytics and systems

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 5 years of work experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field
  • WORKDAY AND SAP experience an asset

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.