Coquitlam, BC

Financial Analyst

About Oppy

Grow Our Tomorrow. Oppy is a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world. As one of North America’s top produce companies for nearly 165 years, we bring over 100 varieties of produce from 27 countries to 1,300+ retailers in North America and throughout the world. As much as agriculture has shaped the past for humankind, Oppy’s efforts shape its future by sustainably providing families with healthy, safe and fresh produce to create a better quality of life for all. Our progressive team is called to a higher purpose that raises the economic wellbeing of families and communities who work the land.

Recognized as one Canada’s Best Managed Companies (for the last 20 years!) and a Top 100 Employer, our diverse team of dedicated professionals collaborate and make connections across our locations throughout North and South America. We owe our success to our adaptability, innovative and entrepreneurial approach, our commitment to our people, and the incredible relationships we build. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you can grow your skills and career in a sector with abundant opportunity. Grow your tomorrow with us, today.

OPPORTUNITY ALERT!

Are you a responsible and organized team player who is knowledgeable and adept in financial analysis, and has incredible organizational and communication skills? Do you have proven track record of effective collaboration, problem-solving and a passion for continuous improvement? If so, The Oppenheimer Group (Oppy to our friends), has an exciting opportunity for a Category Financial Analyst. If you are accomplished at managing multiple deadlines and projects concurrently and are a service-oriented, team player then come join a dedicated team of professionals with a role that offers variety and integration across multiple areas of the business.

What You Will Be Doing

Reporting to the VP, Strategic Business Development and Analysis, the Financial Analysis is responsible for providing accurate financial, statistical and related business analysis and reports. Prepares budgets and financial forecasts, including forecasting cash flows to appropriately plan borrowing requirements. Plans and organizes individual activities to ensure information and data is delivered in an accurate and timely manner.

You will:

  • Prepares various monthly management reporting and analyzes company key performance metrics. Develops reports and presentations as required.
  • Maintains key accounting and financial-related support systems models and databases. Conducts related business and statistical analysis in accordance with department requirements.
  • Performs a variety of information and data analysis activities to support financial forecasting and planning.
  • Prepares quarterly financial forecasts and annual budgets, ensuring deadlines are being met. Liaises with various departments and stakeholders to gather and compile needed data.
  • Assists in preparing cash flow forecasts every two weeks to identify explanations of variances from previous forecasts. Ensures actual cash position is thoroughly understood and clearly communicated to appropriate parties.
  • Prepares monthly grower risk reporting to ensure report accurately reflects current risk position and estimated end of season position.
  • Reviews daily executive reports, analyzes business processes to design improvements using tools such as Excel and/or Visual Basics for Applications (VBA).
  • Participates in or leads assigned financial accounting projects, monitoring deliverables in order to meet project requirements and established deadlines.

Who You Are

  • Advanced knowledge of the concepts, standards, practices and tools of accounting, finance and data warehouse systems, and data business analysis.
  • Advanced knowledge of department and company accounting and finance programs and procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of process improvement projects, continuous improvement initiatives and project management.
  • Strong organization skills; ability to prioritize multiple demands in a timely manner.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively to internal and external parties.
  • Advanced knowledge of programming skills in a variety of languages.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, mainly Excel and Outlook; ability to handle a high volume of email.
  • Self-motivated with high standards; ability to work within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong evaluative and analytical skills; ability to problem solve and make appropriate business decisions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external personnel at all levels of the organization.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in Finance, Accounting, or Information Technology, or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum, 3-years’ related experience in financial and/or business-related analysis.
  • CPA designation or working towards a designation preferred.

Why Work for Oppy?

  • We are an established leader in the fresh produce industry, continuously working to improve, innovate and disrupt the norm. Oppy is a place where you are encouraged to contribute and can have a meaningful impact.
  • We have a strong culture with terrific people that care about the business and each other. We want our people to grow and succeed.
  • We offer a hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and at-home.
  • A competitive total compensation package that includes a full benefits package, lifestyle spending account, and more!

We extend our sincere appreciation for your interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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