Jr Analyst - Financial Planning

Brampton, Canada


Full Time

an hour ago

Job description

Company Overview

Building the space between proven and possible, MDA Space (TSX:MDA) is a trusted mission partner to the global space industry. A robotics, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 55-year+ story of world firsts and more than 450 missions, MDA Space is a global leader in communications satellites, Earth and space observation, and space exploration and infrastructure.

The MDA Space team of more than 3,000 space experts in Canada, the US and the UK has the knowledge and know-how to turn an audacious customer vision into an achievable mission – bringing to bear a one-of-a-kind mix of experience, engineering excellence and wide-eyed wonder that’s been in our DNA since day one. 

For those who dream big and push boundaries on the ground and in the stars to change the world for the better, we’ll take you there.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced professional to join us in an exciting role that provides exposure to a wide range of MDA Financial & Operational activities. The successful candidate for this position will constantly strive to deliver timely and accurate financial analyses to support business forecasting and key decision-making processes for MDA Information Products. They will constantly and consistently push for continuous improvement in business processes with a focus on implementing “Corporate Best Practices” throughout the Group. The position will also be responsible for executing on project deliverables on time and on budget.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing financial support in the monthly financial reporting process for Robotics and Space Operations business segment.
  • Support monthly revenue recognition for project base accounting.
  • Preparation of Customer Claims
  • Analyse Monthly Program EACs
  • Assess impact of Rates on Program EACs/Margins and the financials
  • Provide Financial Reporting support for PMs and PP&C staff
  • Prepare monthly management and external reporting financial packages and support schedules
  • Support budgets and forecasts including financial analysis for business decisions
  • Liaise and support managers to drive the planning process for the BU's
  • Analyze data and create financial models
  • Conduct monthly variance and trend analyses and report findings
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Ensure the SOX controls are implemented and conduct a self-audit of SOX compliance
  • Prepare audit schedules and manage/respond to queries from External/Internal auditors

Job Requirements:

  • Post secondary degree, enrolled in professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Strong analytical skills and organizational acumen to present complex information.
  • Aptitude for identifying, reviewing, evaluating and analyzing complex information relevant to real business analysis and decision needs, and for presenting appropriate solutions
  • Highly skilled with Excel to perform financial modelling
  • Must be able to prepare and present information with confidence and clarity to senior management
  • High level of professionalism, initiative, and creativity
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong time management skills and communication skills


Comments/Special Considerations:

Successful candidates must obtain and hold security clearance at the reliability status level, and pass security assessment for the Controlled Goods Program (CGP).

We’re a dream team of purpose-driven, collaborative and passionate people, and we are constantly looking for others to join #TeamMDA to ignite new and innovative approaches to problem-solving that push us forward to improve life on and above Earth. If you’re excited to expand our place in space and driven to inspire the next generation, we’ll take you there.

We have entered a new era of exploration and development, and MDA welcomes all who yearn to suit up and be part of it. An equal opportunity employer prizing diversity, integrity and collaboration, we are committed to growing MDA’s and Canada’s leadership in this next golden age.

MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at all locations. As a team member of MDA, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection through competitive health care including; extended healthcare and flexible drug plans, dental and vision benefits, disability income protection, life insurance, group retirement savings plans; and an employee and family assistance program.

MDA is proud to provide accommodation(s) during the recruitment process.  Should you require any accommodations, please indicate this on your application/cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

The compensation range for this position is $45K - $66K annually. The specific compensation offered will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

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