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Financial Analyst Reporting Full Service

Requisition ID:  163667 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance FP&A Reporting, Forecasting &Bud 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Nova Scotia  

City: Mississauga /Stellarton

Location: Tahoe Office, Foord St. Office, King St. 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 permanent, full-time opportunity for a Financial Analyst Reporting Full Service.


Please note: This role can be based out of one of our corporate offices located in: Mississauga, Ontario or Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

Job Description


About the role:


The Finance Analyst for Full Service Reporting and FP&A is responsible for supporting the accurate, comprehensive and timely preparation of national reporting and analysis for our Full Service banners including weekly performance reports, period end close and reporting, and quarter end results. This role will contribute to the overall success of our Central Finance and Finance Transformation projects, as well as, support the Full Service and Corporate Forecasting and Budgeting teams as required.


What you will do in this fast-paced role:


  • Support preparation of standardized national reporting and analysis for Full Service banners including weekly performance reporting, period end close and reporting, and quarter end results.
  • Support the timely and in-depth financial, variance, and trending analyses for the Full Service business; leverage analytics and technology to interpret results and articulate recommendations to functional teams.
  • Provide excellent level of customer service to all levels of the business. Communicate effectively with applicable stakeholders.
  • Apply business and financial expertise to resolve moderately complex functional issues.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities to improve banner performance and profitability.
  • Develop and manage various reports using various software platforms including but not limited to SAP, Longview, BI, BMR, and BW.
  • Assist in forecasting, targeting, and budgeting process when required.
  • Continually seek out process improvements and creative problem solving in driving solutions, innovation and other initiatives.

Job Requirements


What your resume will demonstrate to us:


  • An Undergraduate Degree in Business with a focus in Finance or Accounting, and a minimum of one to three years of relevant experience in Finance/Accounting or retail analytics
  • Moderate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills, strong quantitatively and logic thinker with working knowledge of relational databases, experience working with Microsoft Power BI / PowerPivot
  • Enrolled in a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA) or equivalent experience (preferred)

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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