Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Team Leader – Financial Accounting, the Financial Analyst will work with the Team Leader and a Financial Accounting Technician. This team will support all Norbec sites.

As part of the position, the Financial Analyst will be required to pilot several ERP implementation projects aimed at improving productivity, the quality of accounting operations and internal controls of the company.  He/she will also be required to prepare analyses and recommendations that will allow the company to have a good view of the financial aspects. The analyst will be involved in the budgeting and financial forecasting process.

Job Responsibilities:

ERP implementation (70%)

  • Direct involvement in the ERP implementation project at Norbec. In the short/medium term, more specifically participate in the following projects:

o Avalara implementation

o EFP implementation (results and budgets)

o Implementation of optimization for bank reconciliation

o Implementation – Commissions

o Implementation – Digitization of payables

o Implementation – Digitization of accounting analysis

  • Participate in the implementation of new financial processes

Financial analysis (10%)

  • Participate in the production of ad hoc financial analyses according to the needs of the company
  • Collaborate with managers and other employees in the development and analysis of investment requests

Budgets and financial forecasts (10%)

  • Participation in various annual and other budgetary exercises
  • Involvement in the budget follow-up with the directors

Financial reporting (5%)

  • Participate in the analysis of results, explain variances with the budget and with previous periods
  • Support the team leader in presenting results to the controller
  • Identify and propose internal controls to ensure the accuracy of financial data

Compliance and ad hoc requests (5%)

  • Participation in external audit files
  • Support the Financial Accounting Team Leader in certain ad hoc requests

Key competencies:

  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines
  • Analytical mindset
  • Focused on improving existing processes
  • Mastery of the Office suite and more specifically Excel
  • Experience working with an ERP system
  • Bilingualism, spoken and written
  • Knowledge of SQL (asset)
  • Knowledge of Power BI (asset)
  • Knowledge of ERP Epicor (asset)

Professional Profile:

  • 2 to 3 years experience in a similar position
  • CPA or CPA in progress or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Results oriented
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate


  • A flexible schedule and telecommuting based on your needs and the mandates of your team.
  • An advantageous group insurance program, including vision care, dental care after 12 months and more;
  • A group RRSP program with employer participation;
  • Social activities organized throughout the year for employees such as family days, Christmas party, summer BBQ, sports activities and holiday themed events;
  • Weeks of paid vacation plus extra time off during the holiday season;
  • Offices located on the South Shore of Montreal, easily accessible to all with free parking and public transportation nearby;
  • The chance to be close to a lively area with many boutiques and trendy restaurants, perfect for an innovative dinner or a friendly 5@7;
  • Access to annual training programs;
  • The possibility to enrich your career by joining a team of experts where participative management is a priority;
  • The opportunity to participate in the success of sustainable and in-demand products by contributing to the development of a fast growing brand that is involved in the community;

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