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Financial Analyst Supply Chain

Requisition ID:  169212 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Supply Chain 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Québec; Ontario  

City: Montréal

Location: Bureau de Montréal-Nord, Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: H1G 3J5 


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.

Job Description


The Financial Analyst Supply Chain will provide financial analysis and business decision support to our partners. We are looking for an FA that can build strong relationships with their stakeholders and who loves to crunch numbers and tell stories.

Your responsibilities:


  • Build and maintain monthly financial reporting to present actuals versus budget/forecast and provide meaningful and relevant variance analysis and commentary to business partners.
  • Build and maintain weekly reporting on key financial and operational metrics, and effectively communicate results to business partners.
  • Identify risks and opportunities to address in order to drive savings.
  • Perform complex financial analysis on key metrics, effectively communicating insights and financial recommendations to business partners to drive decision making.
  • Build financial models to understand implications of decisions and against which to measure results.
  • Support dynamic re-forecasting by assessing historical performance and future plans in order to forecast future costs versus budget.
  • Support annual budgeting process by performing detailed financial modeling, working closely with functional business partners.
  • Drive continuous improvement in finance processes and reporting activities. Put forward suggestions to improve functional area processes while providing excellent level of customer service to all levels of the business.
  • Adhere to GAAP/IFRS, Sobeys Accounting Standards & policies and CEO/CFO Certification requirements.
  • Partner with Corporate FP&A and other National Finance teams to ensure consistency in reporting and budgeting approach to achieve corporate requirements
  • Prepare various ad-hoc reporting requests


Job Requirements


  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant accounting of finance experience.
  • Hold a recognized professional accounting designation (Asset).
  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • Working knowledge of SAP is an asset.
  • You have good communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • You are recognized for your ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships and to work in a team.
  • You have a good analytical mind, initiative, autonomy and you are resourceful.
  • Be bilingual (French and English).


Why work at Sobeys?


  • Flexible working hours policy and telecommuting;
  • Company in strong growth;
  • Welcoming and friendly environment;
  • Proximity with senior management and openness to new ideas;
  • Company involved in its community;
  • Inspiring cafeteria and on-site gym;
  • Power your electric vehicle at the office;
  • 10% discount at participating IGA, Rachelle Béry and Marchés Tradition stores.




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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