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Senior Financial Analyst (Temporary 12 months)

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Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Why you should work with us


At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Robust wellness program with free onsite yoga, bootcamp, running club and more
  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid Flexible Health and Dental plan for you and your family
  • Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Leadership and professional development programs

Why our Vancouver office is so awesome


Vancouver has been regularly voted one of the top cities to live in the world with one of the mildest climates of any city in Canada. It is home to our Marketing and Sales Office and features:

  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free parking
  • Easy access to transit, including the Sky Train
  • Secure bike facilities and easy access off the Central Valley Greenway


Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, the Senior Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis, develops and manages corporate-wide annual and quarterly planning, forecasting and budget processes, timelines and deliverables and provides cross-functional advice, reporting and expertise to business units.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Develops and manages BCLC's budgeting & forecasting, financial management reporting, analysis and metrics, including process, procedures, timelines and deliverables.
  • Consults and advises key stakeholders organization-wide to ensure business unit support and alignment within BCLC's business planning and financial management/performance reporting framework.
  • Responsible for key components of BCLC's revenue, operating and capital budgets and forecasts, ensuring consistency, accuracy and relevancy as inputs into the BCLC Service Plan, Treasury Board forecasts and other government plans and forecasts.
  • Makes recommendations on development of BCLC policy and process as it relates to business planning and performance reporting.
  • As subject matter expert, develops, recommends and implements budget and forecast policies and procedures. Provides corporate wide expertise on volume/mix/rate and trend analysis, and ensures overall conformity of plan.
  • Ensures business unit leaders and other stakeholders have reporting and analysis to make effective, informed decisions.
  • Leverages technology and people to employ best practices, maximize process efficiencies and reporting effectiveness.
  • Mentors junior members of the finance team.
  • Collaborates internally within Finance and across organizational boundaries at all levels of the organization.


Minimum Required Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • University degree in a related discipline; plus an accredited professional accounting designation;
  • 4 to 6 years related progressive financial analysis and accounting experience;
  • Experienced in advanced financial modeling, financial statement analysis and performance reporting;
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience required; SAP and Cognos experience desirable;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.


Technical Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analytical skills;
  • Excellent analytical ability, a strong understanding of analytical concepts and well developed creative problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to present moderately complex information orally and written in an easily understood manner;
  • Ability to work within established deadlines and time constraints;
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles with the ability to apply them in a practical way;
  • Good understanding of statistical analysis;
  • Exceptional professional judgment with experience in exercising it effectively in the decision making process;
  • Ability to act on own initiative, to exercise sound judgment and to prioritize tasks;
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to be self-motivated, work independently, as well as being part of a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Strong MS Office skills, including advanced Excel skills.


Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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