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Financial Analyst Operations - SMO

158742 Requisition ID:  158742 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Operations 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Calgary

Location: Calgary Office 

Postal Code: T2E 7V8 


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.





The Financial Analyst – Operations role is an exciting Business Partnering opportunity that will offer exposure to a variety of functions and stakeholders through the delivery of exceptional financial support. The Finance Analyst will help drive business profitability through analytical insight and variance analysis, a strong understanding of key business drivers, and escalating risks and opportunities to management to make informed business decisions.

Job Description



As the Financial Analyst you will:


  • Perform moderately complex analysis in a specific area such as capital spending and budget
  • Put forward suggestions to improve functional area processes
  • Provide excellent level of customer service to all levels of the business
  • Assist in forecasting, targeting, and budgeting process
  • Assist in development of performance analysis
  • Prepare various ad-hoc reporting requests
  • Prepare various analytical reports
  • Communicate effectively with functional area managers and employees
  • Analyze capital investment opportunities as required 
  • Perform required administrative tasks which may include running SAP reports, participating in meetings, and responding to phone and e-mail messages
  • Maintain various reporting requirements
  • Perform account reconciliations and account analysis
  • Work with the Business Process Optimization (BPO) and Continuous Improvement Teams to identify opportunities to reduce costs
  • Adhere to GAAP and CEO/ CFO Certification
  • Develop and manage various reports in various systems including SAP, Longview, BMR, and BW
  • Communication with District Operator and team
  • Special projects as assignedWork with BPO and CIP Teams on improvement initiatives
  • Work with Store Operators to promote performance sustainability
  • Partner with District Operators to facilitate District training, and finance updates



Job Requirements



Your Resume and Experience will show us:



  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a DEC and a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
  • Working towards accounting designation (CMA or CGA)
  • Previous experience working in Retail environment

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.