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Financial Analyst - Real Estate & Construction

Requisition ID:  159840 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Capital & Real Estate 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


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.





Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have an exciting contract opportunity for a Financial Analyst -  Real Estate & Construction in our Calgary, Alberta office. The succesful candidate in this role will provide financial analysis and decision support to the Manager and Director of Finance Real Estate, Real Estate and Construction departments, Shared Services, andFP&A.

Job Description


As the Financial Analyst Real Estate & Construction you will:



  • Provide assurance of the financial systems integrity, efficiency and integration utilized for Real Estate reporting and analysis
  • Provide value added insight to the preparation and distribution of Real Estate & Construction reporting and KPI’s.
  • Provide initial financial analysis as foundational part of creating and refining the multi-year capital plan.
  • Analyze actual vs. budget capital spend
  • Determine variances and communicate to key stakeholders as required
  • Perform financial analysis of real estate lease renewal and/or closure analysis.
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis and applicable modeling
  • Collaborate with Real Estate Development, FP&A and Operations to prepare CAR’s (Capital Approval Request) for potential Real Estate projects.
  • Develop multi-year base and proforma projection using supplied inputs as well as analyzing store specific historical performance and the current business environment.
  • Ensure CAR’s are reviewed and approved in accordance with Capital Framework
  • Review all major and minor CAR’s to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to loading into ECAR system
  • Maintenance and support of ECAR system
  • Actively pursue continuous improvement opportunities



Job Requirements



Your resume and experince will show:


  • Undergraduate degree and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience within a finance department in a large organization
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both Oral and Written)
  • Working towards designation as either CPA, CMA, or CFA
  • Able to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to use multiple computerized systems including SAP, Longview , and other ad-hoc systems

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.