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Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

Vention

Vention

IT, Accounting & Finance
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. As one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Great Place to Work, we are a performance driven culture that cares deeply about happiness. We like ambitious goals, facts & data, and constructive debates. But at the same time, we know that we can’t repeatedly push ourselves if we are not surrounded by an uplifting and caring work environment. Those two sides of our culture, feed each other and are safeguarded with the same level of attention. Our values & principles include:

  • We make our clients successful - we do what’s right for our customers, even when it makes our roles more challenging.
  • We execute and deliver - we set ambitious goals for ourselves and are energized about meeting them.
  • We debate, then commit - we challenge our own perspectives and ideas in pursuit of the best solutions.
  • We innovate to inspire - we value innovation in products, user experiences, and business practices.
  • We collaborate to achieve more - we work as one team to achieve more than we would on our own.
  • We empower our people to reach their full potential - we hold ourselves to high standards but know when to celebrate progress & achievements

Job Description

Looking to drive growth and increased profitability in a fast-growing start-up?

As part of a small, but mighty FP&A team, you will partner closely with the Sales & Marketing and R&D teams at Vention to provide insightful financial analysis, support strategic decision-making, and drive business performance. This role reports to the Director, FP&A.

More specifically, you will:

  • Develop actionable management reporting and dashboards to highlight key performance metrics, variances, and trends
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis and operating reviews to track business success
  • Conduct “deep dives” and other ad hoc analysis to support strategic initiatives, investment decisions, or risk mitigation efforts
  • Own ongoing model development and prepare business cases to evaluate the ROI of growth initiatives and product launches
  • Develop and maintain quarterly KPI and P&L forecasts and evaluate different scenarios
  • Prepare annual operating budgets and top-line growth plans
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to Directors, VPs, and C-Suite executives to help them meet or exceed their goals and objectives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, or Finance
  • 3-5 years FP&A experience (budgeting, forecasting, analytics, and reporting)
  • Advanced Excel or Google Sheets skills and significant financial modeling experience
  • Proven track record of driving significant impact in complex business situations
  • Must have a builder’s mentality and growth mindset
  • Love of new challenges and ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Additional Information

How We Take Care of You

  • Flexible paid time off and remote work policies
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks so that you are fueled and ready for your day
  • Global comprehensive health plans so you feel your best
  • Career growth opportunities. Your future matters.
  • Fun-filled social events curated based on diverse interests for our team to celebrate together. From sponsored sports teams to trivia nights
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community.

What to Expect in Your Interview

  • Initial Call
  • Meet the Team
  • Challenge
  • Decision & Offer

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all. We push each other to achieve extraordinary results and forge long term relationships as a result of the intensity and passion.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

If you're unsure if your experience perfectly matches our job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are happy to chat and get to know you better while you can understand the role as well