Senior Financial Data Analyst

Basis:

Permanent - Full-time

Area of Interest:

Finance

Location:

Oakville, Ontario

Who we are

Geotab ® is a global leader in IoT and connected transportation and certified “Great Place to Work™.” We are a company of diverse and talented individuals who work together to help businesses grow and succeed, and increase the safety and sustainability of our communities.
 
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Geotab Marketplace ®, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.
 
Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who follow their passion, think differently and want to make an impact. Ours is a fast paced, ever changing environment. Geotabbers accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities - ones that may not always be described in the initial job description. Join us for a fulfilling career with opportunities to innovate, great benefits, and our fun and inclusive work culture. Reach your full potential with Geotab. To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, check out our blog and follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram. Join our talent network to learn more about job opportunities and company news.

Who you are:

We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Senior Financial Data Analyst who will significantly contributes to the organization's strategic financial success and ensures a high level of data-driven decision-making throughout the company. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

What you'll do:

The Senior Financial Data Analyst is responsible for identifying nuanced trends, intricate patterns, and potential anomalies in financial information. This seasoned professional is adept at providing sophisticated insights that enable stakeholders to gain a deep understanding of the company's financial well-being, assess risks with precision, and pinpoint strategic opportunities for both growth and optimization. Serving as a key driver in financial performance management reporting, the Senior Financial Data Analyst adds strategic depth and expertise to elevate the organization's decision-making processes. Senior Financial Analyst significantly contributes to the organization's strategic financial success and ensures a high level of data-driven decision-making throughout the company. 

How you'll make an impact

  • Provide regular, in-depth strategic monthly reports to senior high-level stakeholders, including the AVP Financial Analysis, CFO, and sales organization, highlighting critical analytics and metrics results.

  • Lead the development and maintenance of sophisticated advanced financial models for budgeting, forecasting, and scenario analysis, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to refine assumptions and guide strategic financial planning.

  • Act as the SQL Query expert to craft and optimize complex SQL queries with a focus on efficiency, supporting financial reporting and decision-making processes. Leverage advanced analytical tools and techniques to identify opportunities for process improvements and operational streamlining.

  • Identify opportunities for automation, process enhancement and spearhead the development of scripts or workflows to streamline routine tasks, significantly improving overall operational efficiency.

  • Data Governance and Quality Enhancement Oversee the enhancement of data quality in GBQ tables owned by the Financial Data Analysis team through regular process reviews and audits. Collaborate with other data teams within the organization to ensure compliance with approved policies and procedures for data collection and analysis

  • Advanced Analytics and Modeling Techniques - Apply a deep understanding of data visualization to effectively communicate insights to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Engage in predictive modeling, time series analysis, and maintain a working knowledge of machine learning model development, evaluation, and validation.

  • Strategic Focus on Gross Margin and Profitability- Drive initiatives to increase gross margin and profitability, leveraging analytical insights to inform strategic decisions and actions across the organization.

  • Proactive Ad-Hoc Financial Analysis - Respond promptly to ad-hoc requests for financial analysis, delivering timely and insightful reports that support decision-making at various organizational levels

  • As the subject matter expert (SME), provide mentorship and guidance to other financial data team members fostering a collaborative environment,  based on best practices in data storytelling,  reporting, and analytics.

  • Point person for team escalations, problem solving

What you'll bring to the role

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a business analyst role or financial analyst role

  • Experience in data analysis and data engineering

  • Financial and accounting experience (Accounting designation preferred - CPA/CMA/CGA)

  • SQL, Google Big Query, Google sheets and Python

  • Power BI and data visualization

  • Data modeling and Data mining

  • Data and Business analysis

  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving

  • Verbal and written communication skills to prepare and present to non-financial stakeholders and college

  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Finance, Business or related field 

  • Equivalent combination of education and/or work experience in related field may be substituted

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role! Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.
 
Please note: Geotab does not accept agency resumes and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Geotab employees.
 

Why job seekers choose Geotab

Flex working arrangements
Home office reimbursement program
Baby bonus & parental leave top up program
Online learning and networking opportunities
Electric vehicle purchase incentive program
Competitive medical and dental benefits
Retirement savings program

*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only

How we work

At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible hybrid working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!
 
We believe that ensuring diversity is fundamental to our future growth and progress and is an integral part of our business. We believe that success happens where new ideas can flourish – in an environment that is rich in diversity and a place where people from various backgrounds can work together. Geotab encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. We will ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account as part of performance management, career development, training and redeployment processes. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our diversity and inclusion as well as accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at careers@geotab.com. By submitting a job application to Geotab Inc. or its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “Geotab”), you acknowledge Geotab’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Click here to learn more about what happens with your personal data.
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