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Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

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Job Description

*Senior Financial Analyst, 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:

This position will report to the Director FP&A, and be responsible for the VCA/CEA process, CAPEX consolidation and producing financial plans (Budgets/Forecasts), financial insights & analyses.

  • Coordinate VCA (Vendor Cost Approval) and CEA (Capital Expense Approval) and pre-VCA processes to make sure TLP’s for all the markets are run in a timely manner.
  • Act as a go-to person on all VCA/CEA related matters for all stakeholders across the organization and provide training across the Company.
  • Provide TLPs for VCA and CEA process for the brands managed in Toronto, merchandising displays and also Global TLP’s.
  • Partner with Brand Marketing if the analysis for VCA/CEA is under corporate thresholds to provide rationale.
  • Maintain VCA Log to record cost and tooling updates provided by the Procurement team during the VCA/CEA process.
  • Keep track of the tooling by month and season based on CEA approvals.
  • Support the Toronto based GBU’s teams in TLP management.
  • Manage 3rd Party TLP models to assure quality and accuracy.
  • Prepare annual budget, quarterly forecasts and ad-hoc analyses for 3rd Party market and provide insights related to the Toy Line Plan.
  • Provide monthly summary of financial results (scorecards) for 3rd Party, as well as forecast updates including variance analysis with commentary and explanation for significant variances.
  • Support VP of Sales for 3rd Party by providing financial expertise, pricing analysis and financial presentations.
  • Lead CAPEX budget process globally to assure all teams provide their CAPEX submissions on time and all required CAPEX for Budget is accounted for.
  • Build financial models for new areas of business as required.

Job Requirements

What we can expect from you:

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple requests with shifting timelines.
  • Advanced Excel skills, including Pivot tables and V-lookups
  • Demonstrated judgment, influence, leadership, strategic thinking
  • A High degree of flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and demands of business partners
  • The ability to create an environment that fosters innovation and automation

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An individual with excellent attention to detail with a strong emphasis on accuracy
  • High sense of urgency and time management
  • Passionate & highly driven with an open possibilities mindset

You should apply if you have the following:

  • University degree coupled with a professional accounting designation
  • Demonstrated business partnership building
  • Minimum of 2 to 4 years of post-qualification related experience in a financial planning and analysis role.
  • Strong knowledge of Financial Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting
  • Experience with SAP and SAP BPC an asset.
  • Advanced user of Excel, including financial modeling, data manipulation

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.