FP&A Analyst (right-hand man FP&A VP finance)

Permanent job offered at Montérégie

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More than 85,000


  • Understand and translate manufacturing operations into KPIs
  • Explain budget variances to multi-disciplinary groups
  • Management reports - profitability by sector...
  • Improvement: processes, reports, controls and IT (Excel/Power BI...)
  • Financial statements - accounting + project profitability
  • Recommendations and participation in the strategic plan
  • This position is offered in hybrid mode.


We are looking for a FP&A Analyst with a business partner approach for our client, a leading North American SME in the manufacturing sector, known for many years for its excellent services through listening to its needs. The business model is based on niche products with a good level of complexity and parts and low volume. You will be working directly for the VP of Finance that Cielo has placed within the team and that we appreciate. He is very close to his team and wants to help them grow through coaching and mentoring. He really takes the company to heart, is very much appreciated by the President who loves to accompany people. You will have the chance to join a company with an agile and entrepreneurial culture, where people are passionate, warm and dedicated. In addition to promoting the values of listening, innovation, agility and coaching, the company offers great opportunities for internal advancement.




As an FP&A Analyst, you will be responsible for explaining budget and forecast variances as well as identifying performance issues and risks. You will also analyze management reports, dashboards and financial models in order to monitor the performance of production areas and calculate the profitability of projects. In addition, you will be responsible for making recommendations, performing profitability analysis by sector, planning, coordinating and preparing the financial information required for the annual budget and strategic plan as well as reviewing and updating the latest estimates based on forecasts, opportunities and risks.




In addition, you will perform controls (processes and systems), participate in the optimization of systems to increase the efficiency and accuracy of financial information, apply governance and improve documentation of financial processes. You will also actively participate in the preparation of financial statements for the monthly closing and ensure the integrity of the data and results recorded according to accounting standards. Moreover, you will evaluate, reconcile and follow up on inventories, as well as supervise physical counts (raw materials, WIP, finished goods). Finally, you will perform other related tasks.



This opportunity is ideal for an aspiring manager who wants to understand the company's business model and make a difference by contributing positively to the growth and profitability of a dynamic SME.


Bilingual CPA (or pending) Business Partner with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a SME (an asset if in the manufacturing or distribution sector) who masters systems such as Excel and Power BI (a definite asset). We are looking for a candidate who wants to learn, who expresses himself/herself well with a diversified and high level clientele and who adapts to a changing environment by being proactive, flexible and rigorous. The candidate must be able to explain budget and forecast variances and have a good ability to analyze management reports and profitability by sector.


About us

CIELO is a recruitment firm specializing in finance, accounting and management in Quebec, Canada and internationally. Our head office is located in downtown Montreal. Only successful candidates will be invited to an interview. We would like to thank all the candidates for showing interest in this position. The masculine form is used to lighten the text.

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