Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist

Avidbots is bringing robots to everyday life to expand human potential. Its first product to deliver on this vision is Neo - a self-driving floor scrubber. Neo is widely deployed and trusted by the world’s leading facilities and building services companies. Headquartered in Kitchener, ON, Canada, Avidbots is a 100% vertically integrated technology company, and offers comprehensive service and support to customers on four continents. 

Our finance team is in need of a Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist to provide strategic and financial insights and support all of our lines of business. We are looking for a driven Finance Professional with a strong background in financial modeling and budgeting. This is a critical role which manages and provides high-level financial analysis to help management support a rapidly growing global business. In this role, you will conduct financial analyses to identify risks as well as opportunities, develop OKRs, ensure accurate and timely production of forecast models, and closely monitor overall performance relative to overall business plan. The ideal candidate has extensive experience building financial models in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, cash flow projections, and business forecasts in a manufacturing environment. Ideally, we are looking for an experienced senior financial specialist who is a thrives in a dynamic and small team environment who can easily collaborate with other senior leaders. This role reports to the Director of Finance.

Main Tasks:

  • Oversee analyses in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, cash flow projections, and business forecasts

  • Partner and collaborate with leaders and teams to gather, analyze, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, operating forecasts and other analytical projects

  • Provide advice regarding financial implications of business activities and make  recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance of the company

  • Assist in the development of quarterly, annual,  and longer-term financial planning  

  • Work with management and prepare financial reports and special projects as needed

 

Main Requirements:

  • Post-secondary completion in a finance, accounting or business related discipline

  • Hold an Accounting designation

  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience Financial Planning & Analysis role

  • Extensive experience building financial models, financial plans, operating forecasts and other analytical projects

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt with a high degree of accuracy to work with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities and requirements

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and collaborate on financial projects

  • Superior knowledge of Excel, reporting tools, and ERP Systems