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Senior Financial Analyst

Burlington, Ontario - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description


•You are a strategic, tactical and operational business partner, with strong analytical skills, translate business needs into financial consequences and solutions.
•You are a strong networker and relationship builder both within and outside of the organization.
•You recognise external trends and translate them into business opportunities.
•You communicate with capacity to influence decisions and create energy and commitment within the organisation.
•You handle a constantly changing environment with many different stakeholders and demands.
•You have a minimum 5 years’ experience from business navigation working with both commercial and financial processes, in particular retail pricing.


•Provide country management with information, analysis and expert insight to support, challenge and steer the country towards growth, optimal performance and sustained long-term
•Provide accurate, timely and relevant business information and expertise to the necessary target groups in a way which inspires and engages them to take meaningful decisions and actions
to achieve the goals.
•Partner with the units in their financial performance and be responsible for the subsequent country financial submission to global retail business navigation.
•Have a full overview of the P&L and take responsibility for specific lines of the country P&L supporting challenging and steering the units and central functions to achieve their goals in these
•Contribute functional expertise to the country pricing process to maximise commercial opportunities and achieve country gross margin goals.
•Identify and actively pursue business opportunities as they arise.
•Work, and follow up with, appropriate partners in units and SO functions to secure the effective implementation of tools, processes and best practice to secure the customer experience
and the strong retail foundation.
•Carry out functional reviews and support the units in improving their functional review outcomes in order to achieve growth, optimal performance and sustained long-term profitability and
to improve competence and the customer experience.
•Secure the performance measurement and support to improve performance of the major KPI’s by being close to operations such as organizing workshop for business improvement,
benchmark activities etc.


We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!


In the IKEA world, this position is officially referred to as: Business Navigator

Please note: This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.

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