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Senior Financial Analyst, Agriculture

TELUS

TELUS

IT, Accounting & Finance, People & HR
Toronto, ON, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Senior Financial Analyst, Agriculture

Location:

Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2V5

Req ID: 38893
Jobs by Category: People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function: Finance
Status: Full Time
Schedule: Regular

Description

Join our team

As part of the Finance team supporting the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods (“TAC”) portfolio which includes global business operations, you will join a team which has a wide scope of responsibilities and opportunities, and act a trusted business partner to help achieve challenging business growth. You will actively participate in projects and initiatives within developing markets contained in a number of our growth areas as well as our expansion into an exciting emerging business.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As a Senior Financial Analyst, Agriculture you will be an integral part of the Finance team. You will be leveraging your innovative and entrepreneurial approach to provide insightful advice and recommendations to emerging business leaders to achieve their financial goals and influence key decisions to drive profitable growth. You will partner with internal stakeholders, across the organization and internationally, as well as financial professionals, in the presentation of financial results. In addition to leading the financial reporting and planning processes, you will oversee the integration, standardization, and enhancement of the acquired companies’ financial processes and procedures, giving you the opportunity to make a difference in this emerging business

Here's How

Be a trusted advisor to the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods team

  • Be the business partner for the Agriculture business unit and take ownership of the FP&A processes for Revenue forecasting, OPEX forecasting, business case analysis, and product and customer profitability
  • Team up with Sales, Marketing & Revenue Operations team and drive interlock on revenue forecasting assumptions
  • Collaborate with Accounting to ensure revenue forecasts are in line with accounting policy
  • Provide updates through the Weekly Revenue Flash for in-year revenue impacts based on revenue bookings trajectory
  • Analyze key SaaS KPI, such as ARR, NDR, churn, upsell and down sell and provide insights to the business on risks and opportunities
  • Support the business with deal assessment for new customer deals
  • Lead and coordinate the financial reporting and planning processes for the Agriculture business unit, including monthly risks and opportunities analysis, variance analysis, monthly forecasts (triage), annual budget, and strategic planning requirements.
  • Partner with primes and key stakeholders to prepare executive level summary reports and presentations to support decision making
  • Analyze results, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements to forecasts and budget processes
  • Partner with primes and key stakeholders to participate in the preparation of executive level summary reports and presentations to support decision making
  • Progress best practice financial processes and governance framework, continuous improvements and operational efficiencies within the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods operational areas
  • Support ad-hoc financial and operational analysis as required

Qualifications

You are the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Valued for your 3-5 years of relevant experience in a finance/accounting position in a large, complex and dynamic organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Recognized for your extensive knowledge in accounting principles and practices
  • Respected as a strong collaborative team player with ability to build strong relationships in a cross-functional team environment
  • Known as a self-starter who is willing to “roll up your sleeves”, step outside your sandbox when required, and operate nimbly to drive execution/to meet deliverables
  • Able to apply innovative and creative ideas and solutions to complex issues, along with a strong sense of ownership and bias for action
  • Able to manage multiple deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in a dynamic, ever-changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to scope out difficult tasks, set objectives and goals, develop schedules, prioritize multiple activities and anticipate roadblocks
  • Proven track record with the creation and assessment of complex financial reports
  • Strong business acumen and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation

Great to haves

  • Software as a Service or Technology industry background considered an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in AgTech or B2B industry
  • Experience with Salesforce (SFDC)
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with Google workspace
  • Exceptional in-depth Microsoft (MS) Excel and PowerPoint skills


Please note that by applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods recruitment team.

Salary Range: $86,000-$130,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

Please note that the compensation shown in the job posting is effective January 2023 and may be subject to change in 2024.

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world.

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

82%
2023 engagement score

140,000+
Team members worldwide

12
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.

Senior Financial Analyst, Agriculture

Location:

Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2V5

Req ID: 38893
Jobs by Category: People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function: Finance
Status: Full Time
Schedule: Regular

Description

Join our team

As part of the Finance team supporting the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods (“TAC”) portfolio which includes global business operations, you will join a team which has a wide scope of responsibilities and opportunities, and act a trusted business partner to help achieve challenging business growth. You will actively participate in projects and initiatives within developing markets contained in a number of our growth areas as well as our expansion into an exciting emerging business.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As a Senior Financial Analyst, Agriculture you will be an integral part of the Finance team. You will be leveraging your innovative and entrepreneurial approach to provide insightful advice and recommendations to emerging business leaders to achieve their financial goals and influence key decisions to drive profitable growth. You will partner with internal stakeholders, across the organization and internationally, as well as financial professionals, in the presentation of financial results. In addition to leading the financial reporting and planning processes, you will oversee the integration, standardization, and enhancement of the acquired companies’ financial processes and procedures, giving you the opportunity to make a difference in this emerging business

Here's How

Be a trusted advisor to the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods team

  • Be the business partner for the Agriculture business unit and take ownership of the FP&A processes for Revenue forecasting, OPEX forecasting, business case analysis, and product and customer profitability
  • Team up with Sales, Marketing & Revenue Operations team and drive interlock on revenue forecasting assumptions
  • Collaborate with Accounting to ensure revenue forecasts are in line with accounting policy
  • Provide updates through the Weekly Revenue Flash for in-year revenue impacts based on revenue bookings trajectory
  • Analyze key SaaS KPI, such as ARR, NDR, churn, upsell and down sell and provide insights to the business on risks and opportunities
  • Support the business with deal assessment for new customer deals
  • Lead and coordinate the financial reporting and planning processes for the Agriculture business unit, including monthly risks and opportunities analysis, variance analysis, monthly forecasts (triage), annual budget, and strategic planning requirements.
  • Partner with primes and key stakeholders to prepare executive level summary reports and presentations to support decision making
  • Analyze results, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements to forecasts and budget processes
  • Partner with primes and key stakeholders to participate in the preparation of executive level summary reports and presentations to support decision making
  • Progress best practice financial processes and governance framework, continuous improvements and operational efficiencies within the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods operational areas
  • Support ad-hoc financial and operational analysis as required

Qualifications

You are the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Valued for your 3-5 years of relevant experience in a finance/accounting position in a large, complex and dynamic organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Recognized for your extensive knowledge in accounting principles and practices
  • Respected as a strong collaborative team player with ability to build strong relationships in a cross-functional team environment
  • Known as a self-starter who is willing to “roll up your sleeves”, step outside your sandbox when required, and operate nimbly to drive execution/to meet deliverables
  • Able to apply innovative and creative ideas and solutions to complex issues, along with a strong sense of ownership and bias for action
  • Able to manage multiple deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in a dynamic, ever-changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to scope out difficult tasks, set objectives and goals, develop schedules, prioritize multiple activities and anticipate roadblocks
  • Proven track record with the creation and assessment of complex financial reports
  • Strong business acumen and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation

Great to haves

  • Software as a Service or Technology industry background considered an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in AgTech or B2B industry
  • Experience with Salesforce (SFDC)
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with Google workspace
  • Exceptional in-depth Microsoft (MS) Excel and PowerPoint skills


Please note that by applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods recruitment team.

Salary Range: $86,000-$130,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

Please note that the compensation shown in the job posting is effective January 2023 and may be subject to change in 2024.

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world.

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

82%
2023 engagement score

140,000+
Team members worldwide

12
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.

Description

Join our team

As part of the Finance team supporting the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods (“TAC”) portfolio which includes global business operations, you will join a team which has a wide scope of responsibilities and opportunities, and act a trusted business partner to help achieve challenging business growth. You will actively participate in projects and initiatives within developing markets contained in a number of our growth areas as well as our expansion into an exciting emerging business.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As a Senior Financial Analyst, Agriculture you will be an integral part of the Finance team. You will be leveraging your innovative and entrepreneurial approach to provide insightful advice and recommendations to emerging business leaders to achieve their financial goals and influence key decisions to drive profitable growth. You will partner with internal stakeholders, across the organization and internationally, as well as financial professionals, in the presentation of financial results. In addition to leading the financial reporting and planning processes, you will oversee the integration, standardization, and enhancement of the acquired companies’ financial processes and procedures, giving you the opportunity to make a difference in this emerging business

Here's How

Be a trusted advisor to the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods team

  • Be the business partner for the Agriculture business unit and take ownership of the FP&A processes for Revenue forecasting, OPEX forecasting, business case analysis, and product and customer profitability
  • Team up with Sales, Marketing & Revenue Operations team and drive interlock on revenue forecasting assumptions
  • Collaborate with Accounting to ensure revenue forecasts are in line with accounting policy
  • Provide updates through the Weekly Revenue Flash for in-year revenue impacts based on revenue bookings trajectory
  • Analyze key SaaS KPI, such as ARR, NDR, churn, upsell and down sell and provide insights to the business on risks and opportunities
  • Support the business with deal assessment for new customer deals
  • Lead and coordinate the financial reporting and planning processes for the Agriculture business unit, including monthly risks and opportunities analysis, variance analysis, monthly forecasts (triage), annual budget, and strategic planning requirements.
  • Partner with primes and key stakeholders to prepare executive level summary reports and presentations to support decision making
  • Analyze results, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements to forecasts and budget processes
  • Partner with primes and key stakeholders to participate in the preparation of executive level summary reports and presentations to support decision making
  • Progress best practice financial processes and governance framework, continuous improvements and operational efficiencies within the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods operational areas
  • Support ad-hoc financial and operational analysis as required

Qualifications

You are the missing piece of the puzzle

  • Valued for your 3-5 years of relevant experience in a finance/accounting position in a large, complex and dynamic organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Recognized for your extensive knowledge in accounting principles and practices
  • Respected as a strong collaborative team player with ability to build strong relationships in a cross-functional team environment
  • Known as a self-starter who is willing to “roll up your sleeves”, step outside your sandbox when required, and operate nimbly to drive execution/to meet deliverables
  • Able to apply innovative and creative ideas and solutions to complex issues, along with a strong sense of ownership and bias for action
  • Able to manage multiple deliverables to meet deadlines and goals in a dynamic, ever-changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to scope out difficult tasks, set objectives and goals, develop schedules, prioritize multiple activities and anticipate roadblocks
  • Proven track record with the creation and assessment of complex financial reports
  • Strong business acumen and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation

Great to haves

  • Software as a Service or Technology industry background considered an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in AgTech or B2B industry
  • Experience with Salesforce (SFDC)
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with Google workspace
  • Exceptional in-depth Microsoft (MS) Excel and PowerPoint skills


Please note that by applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods recruitment team.