Senior Financial Analyst,Financial Planning and Analysis in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:              Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis (15 month contract)

Reporting to:       Director of Finance

Location:              Toronto


About Spin Master


Spin Master (TSX:TOY; is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. We are best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Meccano®, and 2017 Toys of the Year Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2000, we have received 83 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 25 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of our competitors. To date, we have produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and our current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,500 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia. 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:

  • Creating innovative fun stuff
  • Ideas: no matter where they come from
  • Integrity always, no foolin’
  • Partnerships: being successful together
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • People having fun working and growing together
  • Driving results 


Job Overview:


The Senior Financial Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis, is responsible for supporting various Sales offices, CAPEX consolidation, producing financial plans, and financial insights & analysis. Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, the incumbent will bring consumer packaged goods industry experience and will be an innovative thinker and a team player looking to join a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. This is a 15 month maternity leave contract.


Job Responsibilities:  

  • Track Brand profitability for Canada, China and Australia Sales organizations to ensure financial goals are met.
  • Support Sales organization by providing financial expertise and meaningful profitability analysis.
  • Manage the CAPEX coordination at the annual Budget & quarterly forecasts.
  • Prepare annual budget, quarterly forecast and ad-hoc analysis for Canada, China and Australia.
  • Provide monthly summary of financial results & montly scorecards, as well as forecast updates including variance analysis with commentary and explanation for significant variances.
  • Ad hoc analyses as required.


Job Requirements


  • 3-5 years related experience in financial planning & analysis.
  • Undergraduate Degree in Business or Accounting.
  • CPA designation considered an asset.
  • Strong Analytical Skills and affinity for numbers.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manages multiple priorities effectively and act with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Proficient in MS Office tools-Advanced Excel Skills; SAP/APO/BI, MS Project, Business Objects.


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