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Financial Analyst

At Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation we deliver excitement. Our mission is to connect people with sports and entertainment, and this is what we are truly passionate about. If you’d like to join a team that’s fast paced, diverse, energized and beyond passionate about delivering extraordinary experiences to our guests, then we’d love to sign you to a player's contract!


The Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing financial planning and analysis and reporting to support these business partners in understanding the financial performance of their operations, making business decisions, as well as assisting with their budgeting, forecasting and special reporting needs. The Financial Analyst will report to the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis.

Key Accountabilities


  • Be the primary finance contact for assigned Business Portfolios by overseeing and providing financial support.

  • Create and foster effective working relationships with finance team members, business partners and external stakeholders.

  • Contribute to maintaining a cohesive, engaged, and positive team.

Financial and management reporting

  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including areas of revenue, cost of sales and expenses.

  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.

  • Analyze financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes.

  • Prepare internal monthly financial statements, management reports and financial analysis.

  • Lead meetings with business partners to discuss their financial performance results, recommend improvement opportunities and advise on areas of concern.

  • Assist finance manager of financial reporting as required with information requests for interim and year-end financial audits.

Planning & Budgeting

  • Support development of budget, forecast and planning timelines and general assumptions.

  • Coordinate development of annual operating and capital budgets and, as required, periodic forecasts and multi-year projections, if required, of financial results and positions for business partners.

  • Maintain effective relationships with all departments to ensure that budget, forecast and planning processes run smoothly.

  • Ensure financial rigor and discipline is injected into budgets and forecasts for business partners.

  • Identify and assist in implementing process improvements for budget, forecast and planning activities including system development and enhancements.

  • Act as Bi360 systems and reporting subject matter expert for business partners.


The successful candidate will have the following:

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Commerce or Business Administration.

  • Complete or nearing completion of a professional accounting or financial analyst considered an asset.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum three years of experience in financial planning and analysis.

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Solver BI360 beneficial.

  • Experience with key performance indicator-based reporting.

  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Attitude: Stays focused on the positive.

  • Business partner focus: Understands business partners’ needs, opportunities and challenges.

  • Collaborative: Builds effective working relationships with colleague.

  • Communications: Ability to communicate ideas in technical and user-friendly language.

  • Commitment: Dedicated to quality in all aspects of work.

  • Continuous improvement: Track record of continuous process improvement.

  • Safety: Committed to a culture of safety first.

  • Solutions focused: Focuses first on what it will take to make it work and explores options to overcome barriers.

  • Organizing: Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Trends: Understands impact of internal and external trends on our business

Deadline to apply is 5pm April 28th, 2023