Analyst Toronto 2102299

Toronto, ON

Job Type: Full Time - Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Education Required: Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience
Experience Required: 6 months - 1 year
Travel amount: N/A

CARQUEST endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact CARQUEST Human Resources at 416-679-3016 to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. This contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

Job Description

CARQUEST Canada is seeking a dynamic, results-driven Financial Analyst – Inventory Accounting. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Analyst is responsible for providing management with accurate, timely reports and analytical support. We are seeking a high performing individual who will succeed in a fast-paced environment where he/she will support multiple projects while interacting with various disciplines of the organization.

•Support Director of Finance with post close account analysis, specific focus on multi-unit Inventory related transactions, inventory reserves and various other Balance sheet accounts, including communication with centralized accounting staff/preparers.
•Provide valuable analysis and guidance of process and accounting treatment to various cross-functional teams, including supply chain, finance operations and project teams.
•Preparation of monthly and quarterly inventory reporting packages for senior management, including variance analysis against budget, forecast and prior year.
•Document workflows and procedures and assist in improving processes and communication flow.
•Develop, enhance and maintain various dashboards – shared with Sr Managers
•Support finance team with various daily/weekly/periodic reporting – Excel spreadsheets, BI, use of Oracle extracts
•In-depth analysis and reconciliation of inventory transactions across multiple systems.
•Assist in periodic forecasting and annual budget planning process.
•Support other functions as required – sales, operations, real estate.

•Previous experience within an accounting/finance department within a private or publicly held corporation.
•Experience with inventory accounting transactions and inventory reserve analysis.

Required Skills
•Works well independently, ability to garner trust and open communication with teammates.
•Requires a high level of perseverance and attention to detail, able to use solid judgment to establish accuracy and reasonableness of available information
•General knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
•Organizational and problem solving skills.
•Experience using financial and related systems (Hyperion, BI, Oracle)
•Exceptional MS Office skills with proven ability to create complex Excel models utilizing macros, indexing, arrays, pivots, lookups.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with a variety of contacts, including ability to constructively articulate viewpoint.
•Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
•Effectively prioritize multiple demands; adjust to change quickly and work constructively under tight deadlines.
•Self-starter who works well independently and in a team environment.
•Has strong working knowledge of various areas of profit and loss, and balance sheet.




CARQUEST Auto Parts is the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider with over 5300 locations in North America,  servicing both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets.

At CARQUEST we believe that our growth is achieved through the efforts of our people. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, paid holidays and career development for our full-time team members.

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