Data Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis (SAC)
Job Description SummaryAre you looking to use your Financial, Data Analytics and SAP Analytic Cloud (SAC) experience in a purpose-driven role? At STEMCELL Technologies, Canada’s largest biotechnology company, your work will have a direct and positive impact on the entire organization’s financial planning and reporting systems.
The Data Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for analyzing data that will identify opportunities for increasing process efficiencies and the optimal use of organizational resources.
The role requires a combination of technical skills and business acumen to work with business stakeholders in the translation of data and requirements to create meaningful reports. This role further requires hands-on experience with Financial Planning Systems such as SAP Analytic Cloud. In this role, you will also support and manage the SAC Analytic Apps User Interface including being hands on with SAC story building, data actions, and allocations. Finally, having a vast technical skill set in dashboards, visualizations, calculations, financial metrics, and KPIs will be crucial to achieving team goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work with internal business areas to define business data models and reporting requirements
Perform complex data analysis that require critical thinking and report development activities
Contribute to the development of the Business Intelligence strategy via critical assessment of emerging data management technologies, and gain a deep understanding of business processes and tools
Design and implement report templates using a variety of tools, including the ability to develop scripts for those tools
Create complex financial dashboards and top notch visualization
Knowledge and Qualifications
- Bachelors in Computer Science or Finance/Business with relevant experience plus 5 + years of experience in a similar role and 3+ years experience in SAP Analytic Cloud planning and/or Planning work streams for large or complex systems
Hands-on experience in SAC, financial planning, designing/implementing data models, and visualization is required
Strong understanding of SAP data structures, end-to-end dataflow, SAC predictive capabilities, augmented analytics, planning forecasting, etc.
Experience working with Finance teams
Experience in other BI reporting and visualization tool (Power BI, Tableau) is a plus
STEMCELL Technologies is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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