Financial Analyst - Discount Operations

Requisition ID:  183917 
Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 
Job Category:  Finance Discount & E-commerce 
Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%
Job Type:  Full-Time
Country: Canada (CA) 
Province: Ontario  
City: Mississauga
Embark on a rewarding career with Sobeys Inc., celebrated among Canada’s Top 100 employers, where your talents contribute to our commitment to excellence and community impact.

Our family of 128,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 

Ready to Make an impact?

You will provide financial analysis and business decision support to the Discount banner.   

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

•    Serve as a finance business partner. Work with cross-functional teams including Merchandising, Operations, and Accounting.
•    Prepare various weekly KPI reports and scorecards in a timely and accurate manner.
•    Perform variance analysis on period-over-period to provide insight to monitor performance and guide business decisions.
•    Prepare journal entries and billings. 
•    Assist in period end closing and review.
•    Assist in budgeting and forecasting. 
•    Assist in the development of business cases; build financial models to support business cases including revenue projections, profit calculations and scenario analyses.
•    Special projects as assigned.

What you have to offer:

•    An Undergraduate Degree in business field (Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting or Finance).
•    CPA/CFA designation is an asset.
•    A minimum of 3 years relevant experience, preferably in FP&A. Solid financial knowledge and business acumen. Experience in the Retail or Consumer-Packaged Goods industry is an asset.
•    Intermediate skills in MS Excel. Proficiency in MS tools (PowerPoint, Word).
•    Possess strong analytical skills with ability to present data in a meaningful way and make recommendations.
•    Show initiative and make impactful decisions with minimal supervision.
•    Think critically and recommend ideas for improvement of existing policies and practices.
•    Have proven problem solving skills and the ability to implement solutions.
•    Have excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.
•    Be able to work in a cross-functional team environment. Excellent social skills when working with multiple stakeholders. A team-player.
•    Be able to prioritize and effectively manage varying deadlines.
•    Have strong attention to detail and deadline oriented.
•    Tech Savvy: SAP, SAP Business Warehouse experience, is an asset.




At Sobeys we require our teammates to have the ability to adhere to a hybrid work model that requires your presence at one of our office locations at least three days per week. This requirement is integral to our commitment to team collaboration and the overall success of our office culture.


We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which varies by role and designed to help our teammates to live better – physically, financially and emotionally. 

Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by our organization nor monitored for accuracy. 

We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure the selected candidate is paid fairly and competitively. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process. 


Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, tailored to meet your needs, including health and dental coverage, life, short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid Vacation and Days-off


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