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Sr. Financial Analyst, FP&A

27 Fasken Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1K6, Canada Req #150
June 3, 2024

About Us:

Sunwing Vacations Group is home to North America’s largest vacation brands, comprised of the leading Canadian leisure tour operators Sunwing Vacations and WestJet Vacations, along with the growing United States based tour operator Vacation Express, together with the Group’s own travel retail businesses SellOffVacations.com and Luxe Destination Weddings. Our culture is driven by our EPIC Values (entrepreneurial, passionate, innovative, and customer-centric) and our teams work together to deliver our purpose “passionate people making vacation dreams come true”.

 

The Opportunity:

Under Sunwing Vacations, we are looking for a Senior Analyst, FP&A to join us in making vacation dreams come true. As the Senior Analyst, FP&A you will support the Cargo team with foundational processes, including monthly forecasts and annual budgets. You will conduct forward-looking financial and operational analyses to support various projects and strategic initiatives, communicating the findings to Executive stakeholders. Senior Analysts will be expected to mentor peers, perform reviews, and work on more complex analyses and portfolios. The position reports to the Senior. Director, Financial Analysis & Reporting and will be located in Toronto, ON.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Key member of both the FP&A and functional project teams who provides meaningful financial and operational insight. 
  • Support Sunwing Vacations leadership and FP&A teams in performing detailed financial modelling and analysis for business cases, projects and initiatives with a goal of providing meaningful insights which can support both tactical and strategic decisions.  For the Cargo team, this could include helping to model contracts and new business opportunities to ensure competitive bidding.
  • Build and maintain forecast and budgeting models for the Cargo business and its leadership team, working closely with the business as a key liaison to ensure the accuracy and timing of costs within those plans. 
  • Communicate regularly with Cargo business partners to understand and act upon changes in the operating environment or larger economic environment. 
  • Author monthly reporting packages and analyses for Cargo business partners which includes revenue and expense variance analysis vs. budget and forecast, in addition to ad hoc requests. 
  • Present monthly financial results to, forecast and key performance indicators to business partners, including Finance and Cargo leadership teams, with an aim to provide insight and corresponding follow-up.
  • Track and analyze key performance indicators (including adherence to budget and forecast), highlighting relevant risks and opportunities. 
  • Partner with Accounting to understand the financial impact of accounting entries and policy choices on operational results. 
  • Be an active member of the Finance team; willing to mentor and coach peers, brainstorm issues, and be flexible in completing any task. 

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Completion of a postsecondary degree in Commerce or Business Administration.  A postgraduate degree/designation (e.g. CFA, MBA, CPA) would be considered an asset. 
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in progressively complex financial analysis roles. 
  • Ability and desire to provide keen insight to business partners (both in functional and technical capacities) to help drive meaningful business decisions. 
  • Extensive experience with financial analysis and modelling, including sensitivity and scenario analysis. 
  • Experience with and ability to distill large data sets in order to determine relevant information needs. 
  • Strong communicator who demonstrates ability to focus communication to the needs of the audience and translate financial information to operational information.
  • Attention to detail, organized and thorough, with a desire for continuous improvement. 
  • Ability to analyze business results, and identify and summarize key issues.
  • Excel proficiency (ability to prepare pivot tables, VLOOKUP formulas, etc.) 
  • Experience using Access databases, Oracle EPM (Hyperion), or equivalent systems. 
  • Experience with business intelligence tools (Power BI) and/or proven ability to learn new systems quickly would be considered an asset (SQL, Alteryx, Tableau etc.).
  • Experience identifying requirements and testing finance modules for new software system implementation would be considered an asset.
  • Works independently, displaying an intellectual curiosity that can create process efficiencies and drive improvements for the team. 
  • Able to handle pressure and meet tight timelines in an environment with a high volume of activity. 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.   

 

  What We Offer:

  • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Great travel perks!
  • GoodlifeCorporate Discount
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Growth opportunities
  • Free Parking
  • Open concept, collaborative workspace
  • Fresh Café with delicious snacks and meals at a subsidized price!
  • Opportunity to give back through our social responsibility initiatives
  • See for yourself! @sunwinglife
We thank all who apply however only those who meet the qualifications will be contacted.
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion - Diversity makes us EPIC; we strive to foster a culture where employees feel uniquely themselves and part of a team. Violence and harassment prevention and response - We partnered with White Ribbon to help us create a survivor-centric, trauma informed policy and educational programs used by all our divisions. Total wellbeing - Our approach is for holistic opportunities to help employees Be EPIC and Be Well. Learning and development - Our offerings are focused on the development of competencies, personal leadership, and leadership in groups and teams.
 

We are also committed to employment equity and to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment. We welcome applications from everyone. We will accommodate all applicants throughout the hiring process. If you are an individual who requires accommodation to apply to this position, please email arozario@sunwing.ca

Other details

  • Job Family CORPORATE
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Specialist
Location on Google Maps
  • 27 Fasken Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1K6, Canada