Business Manager (Financial Planning)

Planaxis | Groupaxis - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Talan is currently looking for Business Manager for a contract in Montreal.

  • First point of contact for all financial queries from various stakeholders such as Management, Project Managers and Cross department business managers
  • Understanding the Enterprise Technology & Services (ETS) cost base and complexity of its product allocations to BU’s to provide financial information in a manner that supports strategic decision making
  • Gathering financial information from Project Management Team and Corporate Service Division for budgeting and planning purpose
  • Prepare budget and funding request for the program and ensure approval in a timely manner
  • Develop a clear understanding of current allocation methodologies and be able to clearly articulate changes in allocations as a result of strategic support model changes to clients
  • Prepare value-add commentary to periodic management and financial reporting packs
  • Analyze actuals vs. Budget/Forecast variances + model impact of future program cost to clients
  • Support BU review meetings and prompt resolution of financial follow-ups
  • Financial modeling of specific saving or investment showing impact from both a provider and receiver perspective
  • Reporting ETS Multi Year Financial Plan and articulating commercial strategies that drive ETS towards hitting multiyear cost saving targets (manpower and non-manpower)
  • The successful candidate will be required to show flexibility and participate in special projects as requested by management
Skills Required:
  • Finance and Accounting qualification
  • Methodical/organized approach to financial analysis and accounting processes
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills to be able to interact at all levels & be effective as part of a broader team of business managers
  • Aptitude for IT and strong understanding of technology concepts and terminology (experience and working knowledge of distributed Infrastructure environment preferred)
  • Strong data modeling and data handling skills
  • Experience in building business cases
  • Effective organizational & prioritization skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Skills Desired:
  • Experience of Finance systems and having worked in an FCG reporting function
  • Familiarity with Investment Banking environment