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Financial Analyst

At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.

MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential.

We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.

Job Description

As Financial Analyst, Food & Beverage, you will play a vital role in the day-to-day business support for our Food & Beverage business, reporting to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis, and working within the FP&A group of the Finance department. This entails establishing relationships with this business group's administrative, operational and strategy teams, focusing on rolling monthly forecasting and analysis. Additionally, this position will be vital in collaborating with the business group to develop full-year forecasts, yearly budgets and long-term strategic plans.


  • Support the Food & Beverage group with tracking, analyzing and understanding key business results and metrics, helping the leadership team with decision-making based on the analysis provided

  • Act as a liaison between the business and the greater Finance department

  • Support and maintain monthly forecasts to provide timely and accurate reporting, upload forecasts to Oracle and reconcile to offline files

  • Support business leads and VP with the preparation of board and Executive reporting

  • Work closely with the accounting team to understand the monthly and YTD variances compared to budget

  • Provide monthly financial analysis and reporting along with any project-driven analytical support required directly to the VP of the supported business

  • Work with business groups to develop annual business plans, upload to Oracle, reconcile to offline files, and compare and analyze prior year data and forecasts

  • Aid in the general ledger and other data reconciliations as required

  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties as assigned


Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience.  We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application.

  • Relevant accounting experience or a postgraduate degree/diploma in a business-related discipline

  • Proven skills in financial analysis and reporting

  • Working toward or have completed your CPA designation

  • Experience working in a similar role working with a retail or food & beverage business is an asset

  • Proven track record to build the business and strategic plans

  • Applied knowledge of Oracle accounting and reporting software is an asset

  • Outstanding understanding of Microsoft Office

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

  • A knack for grasping and assessing details while maintaining a big-picture mentality

  • Exceptional people, presentation and communication skills

  • Preference for a multifaceted and fast-paced environment

  • Available to work evenings/weekends if and when required

Additional Information

Apply by: May 25, 2023

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.