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Financial Analyst - Discount Operations

Requisition ID:  166894 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Operations Discount 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 134,000 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 a full-time opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our Discount Merchandising Finance team. This position is based out of our office in Mississauga, ON in a hybrid capacity.

Job Description

The Financial Analyst Merchandising will provide financial analysis and business decision support to the Discount Merchandising Leadership.


In this fast-paced role you will:
•    Serve as business partner for Discount Merchandising
•    Provide excellent level of customer service to all levels of the business
•    Translate results and data into recommendations; provide accurate and timely recommendations to management for decision making purposes by analyzing current and past trends of financials and KPI’s.
•    Assist in the development of business cases; build financial models to support business cases including revenue projections, profit calculations and scenario analyses
•    Partners with Discount Merchandising Leadership in the development of sales and margin budgeting and weekly and quarterly forecasting
•    Develops key financial insights through ad-hoc reporting and analyses to help drive business performance
•    Communicate effectively with Finance managers and employees
•    Work with the Business Process Optimization (continuous improvement) teams to identify opportunities and create efficiencies
•    Develop and manage various reports including SAP, CFIN, and SAPBW
•    Special projects as assigned

Job Requirements

What your resume will demonstrate:
•    An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
•    Analytical, detail oriented and  solution based; advanced in Excel, and working with large transactions of data
•    Independently solves problems, takes action, controls own work, and makes work-related decisions within established guidelines
•    Takes initiative and demonstrates a strong desire to reach challenging goals and pursue excellence
•    Proficient in Retail Math and Accounting
•    SAP, CFIN, SAPBW experience an asset
•   Tech Savvy


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as: 
•    Growing organization
•    Competitive salary
•    Pension plan
•    Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
•    Ongoing Training & Development
•    Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers) 

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.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


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