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Financial Analyst

Date:  Feb 19, 2021

Laval, QC, CA, H7P 5P9

Company:  Sonepar


Status: Full time (permanent)

Start date: As soon as possible

Location: Laval, Québec


The Sonepar Group ($24billion in sales) is specialized in the business-to-business distribution of electrical supplies, industrial and safety products and related solutions. Sonepar Canada has over 1,500 associates across six Canadian provinces and is looking for a Financial Analyst for the Finance Branch of its holding Company.  You will be joining a privately held Group, leader in its field with a strong growth.


Reporting to the Corporate Controller, you will be responsible of preparing accounting analyses and other financial reports.


You are: Dynamic, organized, autonomous, detail oriented, a team player and have an analytical mind.


You have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with an accounting option;
  • A valid accounting designation (CPA);
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in a similar position, ideally in a retail or distribution business;
  • The ability to analyze and summarize information to understand findings and issues;
  • An analytical mind and detail oriented; inquisitive, with the ability to work conscientiously and consistently;
  • Ability to work in close collaboration and good communication skills with a variety of individuals and groups;
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS rules;
  • Bilingualism, oral and written (French and English);
  • Strong computer skills including Office suite, Excel spreadsheets, Power BI and ERPs.


Your responsibilities:
Reporting to the Corporate Controller,

  • You will collaborate in Sonepar Canada's month-end closing processes and be in charge of monitoring and analyzing operational entities.
  • You will actively participate in the budgeting and forecasting processes (Forecast and Strategic Plan)
  • You will assist the Corporate Controller in the preparation of various analyses for senior management and the parent company.
  • You will contribute to the realization of the financial presentations.
  • You will be involved in finance projects (Implementing financial tools, Formalizing accounting documentation, ...)
  • You will often be interacting in English, both with the Finance Directors of the Opcos’ of Sonepar Canada and with Sonepar's teams in France.
  • And all other related tasks


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy many employee benefits by applying online. Sonepar Canada is thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.    


More information on Sonepar Canada:


Website: www.soneparcanada.com  

Twitter: @soneparcanada  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sonepar-canada/  

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SoneparCanada  

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