Financial Analyst, High-Growth Company

Graham Lade


December 5, 2018

One of Canada’s leading restoration businesses is currently searching for an individual looking to leave public practice to join the team as a Financial Analyst. Due to internal growth, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for assessing additional internal controls and managing a transitioning audit process, before shifting into a forward-looking role with the business.

Once the Financial Analyst shifts into this role, they will be responsible for assessing the key underlying performance areas of the business and preparing reports for the senior management team that will guide the business decisions. They will support the external auditors with the completion of the annual auditing process and ensure that any additional controls are added and that the team are coached through this process. The Financial Analyst will also be responsible for developing or recommending improved internal policies and procedures, ultimately with the view to creating greater efficiencies within the business processes.

To be a success in this role, you will be a designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with a strong knowledge of IFRS and a willingness to help shape the direction of a high-growth business. You will have worked on complex accounts that have given you exposure to a range of audit strategies, which you will be able leverage into this role. You will have a high-performance, team focused mentality and be interested in shaping and forming growth strategies for the business moving forward.

This position offers a wide scope to transition into industry for a company that has a demonstrated track record of high-growth, and who are continuing to pursue this as a business. This role will give you the opportunity to use your ability as an external auditor to make the business more effective and efficient, and to ultimately translate into business decisions.