Business Analyst- Finance

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Creative Door Services, North America’s largest overhead door dealer, operates nine branches across Western Canada and we have 50 years of experience in the residential and commercial overhead door industry.  We provide access solutions by servicing and installing a variety of overhead doors and driveway gate systems, operators and associated controls.  

We have an immediate opening for a Business Analyst located in the Corporate office in Edmonton.  Reporting to the VP Finance, the Business Analyst will provide financial and business metrics, reporting, analysis and recommendations to the CDS Executive team.

This role is a permanent, full time position.

  • Support for CDS business planning process for branch locations  Includes annual budget planning, monthly forecasting process, interim estimates, strategic planning process, fixed asset maintenance, and cost center reporting.
  • Develop reports and provide analysis of the following:
    • financial performance
    • operations performance
    • sales and forecast trends, issues and mitigation recommendations
    • business-case analysis for new and/or strategic initiatives
    • GP/GM/EBIT trends, issues and mitigation recommendations
    • Fleet, facilities and equipment analysis for return on investment optimization
    • Costing analysis and mitigation recommendations; projects, inventory, labour, freight, vendor/supplier
    • Inventory management and turns analysis and recommendations
    • Labour utilization and efficiency
    • Asset management and utilization
  • Forward integration evaluation; new locations, break-even analysis, new market opportunities, facilities expansion/utilization, and headcount efficiency.
  • Assist in upgrading our financial reporting/analysis system to streamline data collection, provide reporting flexibility, and generate improved analytical tools for product line and channel reporting.
  • Special projects as assigned to improve business processes and provide value-added analysis.
  • Other duties, as assigned
  • Excellent systems skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required
  • Experience with Oracle ESSBASE is an asset
  • Experience with Oracle or an integrated ERP system is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Results and deadline oriented, strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, ability to identify process improvements, ability and desire to take action
  • Strong Analytical & Problem-Solving Skills
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Business Analyst, Financial Analyst, or related role.
  • Hold a Degree or Applied Degree in Business Administration 
  • CPA / CFA candidate or accreditation is an asset.
We offer:
  • A positive work environment with competitive pay and an excellent benefit plan 
  • Opportunity to build a long-term career with upward mobility
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefits offered for full time employees
  • COR Certified workplace
  • Equal opportunity employer

To Apply:

If this career opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, apply online at with your resume and include your salary expectations.  Please add “BUSINESS ANALYST - CORPORATE” to the subject line of all correspondence.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

COMPANY:Creative Door

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