Manager Financial Planning and Analysis

9635 David Dr, Burnaby, BC V3J 1H2, Canada

As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolley buses, and passenger ferry SeaBuses in Metro Vancouver, the largest single transit service area in Canada.At CMBC, one of BC’s Top Employers, we’re committed to providing an innovative, healthy, and engaging workforce. This is reflected in our workforce of over 5,500 employees performing over 400 unique jobs, who are committed and empowered to deliver service that attracts nearly 1.1 million passengers daily and connects people, businesses, and communities in the Metro Vancouver region.We have the important job of helping our passengers get to work, appointments, visiting with family and friends, and back again every day. Metro Vancouver relies on us, and we take that as a point of pride. ResponsibilitiesPRIMARY PURPOSEManages financial reporting and analysis for CMBC including operating budgets, forecasts, modelling and management reporting.

Participates in the development of the enterprise long-range financial plans. Provides financial advisory services to business leaders across the organization.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIESManages operating budget and forecast process for CMBC, providing information and advice to business leaders on budget guidelines, policies and processes. Oversees compilation and review of departmental, division and corporate operating budgets and ensure timeliness and accuracy in the preparation of operating budget packages for Senior Management both for CMBC and the Enterprise.Coordinates financial plans, projections and forecast trends as part of the enterprise long-range planning process and leads the financial analysis, modelling and costing to support inputs and content. Manages delivery of financial planning advisory services to business leaders, involving interpretation of financial data to provide meaningful information and consultation as required.Develops and prepares periodic and ad-hoc reports and variance analysis to ensure departmental accountability and financial controls are in place.

Oversees execution of monthly variance reports and analysis; reports variances and alerts management of issues as they emerge. Prepares quarterly/annual internal reporting, TransLink reporting and other ad hoc reports.Supports delivery of performance reporting through analysis and review of key performance indicators and statistical data used to monitor financial performance and support decisions impacting the business. Ensures alignment of all areas of accountability to enterprise standards, policies and processes; and ensures compliance with regulatory and other related requirements. Participates in review and revision of financial policies and procedures.Builds and maintains relationships with finance teams from TransLink and BCRTC to discuss and resolve financial planning and reporting issues; and to provide input to various committees and task forces.

Participates in special projects and provides financial business knowledge and liaison support to the senior management, as required.Manages reporting staff, including hiring, training, development, coaching, performance management, and all other people management practices.QualificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:The requirements for this job are acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or commerce plus achievement of an accounting professional designation (CPA or equivalent acceptable designation) plus six (6) years of related, progressively responsible experience in a multifaceted organization.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Advanced analytical skills to manage delivery of complex financial analysis and reportingSolid knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices and techniques pertaining to all aspects of financial planning, analysis and reportingSolid financial planning skills, with ability to manage financial planning processes, including development/consolidation of short and long term financial and budget planning.Solid interpersonal and communication skills to provide financial advice to business leadersSolid problem solving and decision-making skills to identify potential risks in areas of accountabilitySolid leadership, development and team building skillsOther InformationRecruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.Work Schedule37.5 hours per week.Work DesignationHybrid This position offers the flexibility of working both on-site and remotely within B.C. Rate of PaySalary $97,441 – $121,800 per annum (Actual salary offered will be commensurate with education, experience and internal parity).The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs.

Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.How to ApplyPlease click the ‘Apply’ button at the top right corner or go to to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.Posting Date: August 10, 2023Closing Date: Open until filledPlease note that only those short listed will be contacted.Having trouble applying?. Please view the System Requirements & FAQ’s by going to Employment OpportunityCoast Mountain Bus Company is committed to employment equity and building a diverse workforce, representative of the customers we serve and the many communities in the Metro Vancouver region. We welcome and encourage Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGBTQ and persons with disabilities to apply.

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