Financial Business Partner

This is an opportunity for a Financial Business Partner to blend their expertise in financial analysis, project planning and relationship building. It's a chance to play a critical role as you drive financial performance, analyze trends and streamline our processes. 

Toronto, ON


Motion - Canada's leading mobility and accessibility solutions provider - offers a wide variety of equipment including wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, bathroom safety items, stair lifts and home elevators to make life accessible. <br /><br />Serving clients of all ages in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, our team of knowledgeable and compassionate experts work with each person and their care circle to determine their needs and provide solutions accordingly.

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Overview: <p>Hello, it&rsquo;s a new day, and it&rsquo;s time to answer the call to elevate your career and make life accessible for all.</p> <p><strong>Our purpose is to make life accessible</strong></p> <p>Our compassion and knowledge set us apart. With kindness and expertise, we support individuals by delivering the right mobility, accessibility, personal care, and daily living solutions. We believe that providing people with comprehensive solutions empowers and fulfills us all.</p> <p><strong>Our role is to care</strong></p> <p>As we strive to expand our reach and clients we care for, we are adding specialists to our teams who embody kindness, collaboration, and respect. If you want to help our clients experience their most vibrant lives while growing your own career in a nurturing, learning-focused and supportive environment - you will love being part of Motion.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Reporting to the Senior Financial Business Manager, we are adding a Financial Business Partner to our team. This is an opportunity to blend your expertise in financial analysis, project planning and relationship building. This is a chance to play a critical role as the Financial Business Partner for our Sales and Marketing business unit. As we undergo a nation-wide, organizational transformation, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Finance team to elevate the financial organization of the company. It&rsquo;s the chance to introduce and implement financial processes, translate the numbers into the business impact, and educate the team on how to apply financial analysis to different situations.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You have 5+ years of experience working at a Tier 1 organization. You want to join a national organization undergoing an exciting period of transformation and be part of a bigger team, with increased career opportunities. You want to spearhead change initiatives resulting in significant business improvement and customer satisfaction. You are drawn to the bigger cause of Motion and want to be part of making life more accessible.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What you will do</strong></p> <ul> <li>Identify, plan, lead and implement key tools. You will drive the implementation of a Business Intelligence Tool and Dashboard to automate and streamline. You will assist in the development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting and financial Modeling tools.</li> <li>Develop key business performance insights. You will analyze the current and historical trends in key financial performance indicators for the Sales and Marketing Business Unit including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and cash from operations.</li> <li>Improve financial performance. You will exemplify excellence in continuous improvement (CI). You will identify opportunities and embed best financial analysis practices within the business. You will work with the local, regional and national management teams to evaluate financial processes and drive efficiencies of various corporate and regional initiatives and projects.</li> <li>Report. You will liaise with finance and other members of the organization in assessing, tracking and reporting the financial benefit and outcomes of Sales and Marketing deliverables. You will provide the executive leadership with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, as well as variance analysis. You will identify risks and opportunities to assist with decision making.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and an MBA. An Accounting designation is preferred.</li> <li>The financial expertise. You have 3+ years of progressive experience in Financial Planning and Analysis. You have successfully assisted in a system implementation and you can translate and map out existing processes into new ones. You can deal with ambiguity and create &ldquo;what if&rdquo; models and run sensitivity and risk scenarios.</li> <li>The technical skills. You have Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Navision (ERP) skills, as well as dashboarding experience.</li> <li>The analytical and collaborative approach. You can foster a positive working environment, encouraging adoption and buy-in of continuous improvement initiatives. You have outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, and can relay complex concepts to audiences at any level, gaining trust and nurturing a collaborative team approach.</li> <li>Additional must-have requirements. You have a valid passport, Class G driver's license and clean driving record. You have a clean criminal background check, are bondable and flexible to travel throughout the country as needed.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join? We are&nbsp;</strong><strong>Motion</strong><strong>.</strong></p> <p>At Motion, we&rsquo;ve undergone a recent transformation, and we think that&rsquo;s exciting. With a strong reputation as experts in our field, we&rsquo;re turning inwards to foster a culture of belonging, giving and strength. Joining us now is a chance to be part of that momentum; an opportunity to make an impact in people&rsquo;s lives and help create a company environment you believe in.</p> <p>Thank you for taking the time to consider joining us. If you want to be part of our team, express your interest here.</p> <p>Motion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us.</p>