Senior Financial Analyst External Reporting – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Financial Analyst External Reporting

Requisition ID: 168782 Career Group: Corporate Office Careers Job Category: Finance External Reporting
Travel Requirements: 0 – 10%
Job Type: Full-Time Country: Canada (CA) Province: Nova Scotia
City: Stellarton / Dartmouth Location: King St. Office, Dartmouth

Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting. Overview

Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are looking for top talent to join our team! We have a full-time opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst on our External Reporting Finance team who supports all of Sobeys/Empire. The role can be based out of our offices in either Stellarton, NS, Dartmouth, NS, Montreal, QC, or Mississauga, ON.

Job Description

What you’ll get to do in this fast-paced role:

  • Prepare and review annual documents such as Management Information Circular and Annual Information Form
  • Review reporting deliverables for the Audit Committee, Disclosure Committee and Board of Directors
  • Prepare the Quarterly Report
  • Review monthly and annual Statistics Canada surveys and inquiries
  • Research and benchmark
  • Develop and manage various reports using several software platforms including but not limited to SAP, Longview, Certent, BW, BPC, etc.
  • Assist in reviews of cost center budgets, monthly corporate cost centre analysis, account reconciliations and account analysis
  • Provide excellent level of customer service to all levels of the business
  • Actively pursue continuous improvement opportunities in terms of systems and processes
  • Work with external auditors quarterly during reviews and audits
  • Communicate and work in a collaborative manner to resolve senior management questions
  • Collaborate with members of the other internal Finance teams
  • Ensure compliance with CEO/CFO Certification requirements
  • Complete special projects and ad hoc requests as assigned

Job Requirements What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Accounting/Finance, Proficient in GAAP/IFRS
  • A relevant university degree (Business with a focus in Accounting, Finance, etc.)
  • Professional designation (CPA and/or MBA) is an asset but not required
  • Strong computer skills; Proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), SAP and BW skills
  • Strong attention to detail and grammar to produce high-quality documents
  • Proven time management, organization, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to anticipate issues and recommend appropriate actions
  • Able to work in a team environment and help train others
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to use multiple computerized systems to compile useful information
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate clearly with a variety of audiences and levels of management
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment, and under limited supervision with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage highly sensitive information and situations involving internal and external customers
  • Intuitive approach to Continuous Improvement
  • Bilingual in English and French is considered an asset, but is not required

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:

  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit sharing plan
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)


Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged. We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.