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Budget Leader

Department name: Deployment
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J1120-1739

A little about us

At Freedom, we’re proud to be leaders in a movement that brings affordable wireless services to Canadians. We provide not only the wireless freedom Canadians want, but the wireless freedom Canadians deserve and we’re always on the lookout for go-getters that are committed to disrupting the status quo. Does that sound like you? We’d love to meet you.

The role

As a Budget Leader you will work with managers and directors to develop the deployment organization's financial plan (annual and monthly) and analyze actual results vs forecast (variance analysis). Work with Technical PMO to submit all required budget and forecast templates to finance team. Focus on the budgetary control system for projects, monitor organizational spending, advise in the allocation of financial resources. Work on the development of financial forecasting models to reduce variances.

A typical day

• Create and manage the financial forecast templates (CAPEX and OPEX) used for submission to finance
• Collaborate with managers and directors to develop a budget/financial forecasts
• Review actual results posted by finance and analyze all variances between forecast and actual results
• Monitor purchase requisition creation and purchase order issuance to ensure it is in-line with forecasts
• Provide Training to new team members, guidance and monitor the work flow to ensure meeting deadlines and leading Projects
• Acts as a SME/resource for other team members

Your skills/experience

• Excellent financial acumen (accounting/finance background)
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Superb communication and presentation skills.
• Aptitude to succeed in a stressful and deadline oriented environment
• Advanced excel and data management skills
• Solid understanding of Information Systems and MS Excel
• 5-7 yrs. related experience required
• Telecommunications experience preferred
• BBA or B.comm or MBA
• CPA is preferred

Other details

This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check.

Posting closing date: December 2, 2020

Freedom Mobile is a subsidiary of Shaw Communications Inc.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.