Data Analyst (Finance)

Location: Montréal, QC

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Job Family Finance
Primary Location Montreal
Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)
Language Skill Level (Reading) B
Language Skill Level (Writing) B
Language Skill Level (Speaking) B
Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-time

Work at CBC/Radio-Canada
At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.
Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.
Your role

CBC/Radio-Canada is looking for a Data Analyst in its Media Technology and Infrastructure Services (MTIS) Finance team. The ideal candidate has experience in finance and data science or business analysis, with an aptitude to drive and support significant process and reporting improvements. This position requires an individual who shows initiative, creative problem solving techniques and who is able to handle multiple priorities (often with short deadlines).

Please note that the successful incumbent can be based in Montreal, Ottawa or Toronto.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Finance, the Data Analyst will primarily support MTIS and will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing and producing reports using financial and production data
  • Creating ad hoc analyses using various datasets
  • Financial planning and analysis for some MTIS components
  • Developing reports involving financial metrics to support MTIS Finance
  • Producing useful and accurate financial forecasts and reports on a regular basis, ensuring their timely distribution, and following up to related inquiries
  • Developing tables and charts to present the data in a format suitable for presentation to Finance and MTIS.
  • Implementing the automation of the above, where suitable
  • Developing and promoting effective reporting and analytical standards and procedures
  • Participating in the month end financial close process, including the preparation of journal entries
  • Assisting in monthly financial forecasting and financial variance analysis
  • Working closely with individuals within the group to gather and analyze data, requirements, and standards
  • All other tasks, assignments, duties or projects as required by the immediate supervisor

You will also support internal initiatives to standardize tools and processes by performing the following:

  • Manipulating, organizing, and analyzing various datasets on an ad hoc basis
  • Contributing and providing technical know-how in the development and automation of reports to support MTIS Finance

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
  • University degree in Business, preferably in Business Administration or Commerce, plus three years of related work experience in data science and/or business analysis
  • Knowledge of SAP and SAP BW
  • High level of computer proficiency, and full working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel), and Google Suite (Google Sheets).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience at dealing with clients/users at all level – individually and in groups
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across the Corporation
  • Ability to work independently, but equally well in a team environment
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and think critically in the development of solutions
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at any one time while maintaining high quality standards
  • Initiative to explore new techniques and new ideas to satisfy internal client requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, technical writing skills and change management skills
  • Bilingualism (English and French)
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
If this sounds interesting, please click on ''Apply online''. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected will be contacted.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to
You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.
Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

Job Posting Date Apr 30, 2021, 2:39:18 PM
Unposting Date May 14, 2021, 10:59:00 PM

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