Financial Planning Manager

  • Fresh Tracks Canada
  • Professional
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 885 West Georgia Vancouver
  • Assessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: No
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Posted on May 3, 2023

Job Description

At Fresh Tracks Canada, we craft tailor-made Canadian vacations for people from all over the world. Since 1996, our team of Canadian Insiders have helped our customers plan their vacations and enjoy life-changing travel experiences.   

We believe in keeping our customers front and center in everything we do; in fact, focus on serving our customers is one of our core values. Everyone acts and operates as an owner, treating this business as their own. We raise the bar constantly, embracing that nothing is perfect but continuous improvement is key. Our team is made up of passionate, positive experts who drive healthy collaboration by winning or losing as one, and we bring out the best in each other as a family committed to grow.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Planning Manager sits in the Accounting & Finance (“A&F”) Team. This the successful candidate in this role will lead the FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) function within the organization, working both internally on a cross-functional basis, and externally with supporting business partners.

This is an exciting time to become a part of our team as we are growing the responsibilities of the Finance function within the organization. The strong growth of the company is supporting a high-paced & rewarding environment. The Finance team continue to contribute to the key strategic decision-making that guides the company, and we are seeking someone with the ambition to become a key leader within Fresh Tracks Canada.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Be the go-to person for all P&L related conversations
Lead annual financial planning as well as quarterly and monthly updates to both the Budget & Forecast
Lead the company Revenue Management team that ensures optimal use of the inventory available to the company
Direct the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based on broad Agency goals and growth objectives
Analyze financial and operational results to better understand company performance
Support the Financial Reporting Team through the provision of monthly analysis on financial results, and accuracy and timeliness in all aspects of reporting
Own the ongoing cash-flow forecasting including the continued development of a dynamic cash-flow modelling process which will give greater insight into our treasury management decisions
Formulate and implement of the ongoing a company treasury strategy
Own the formulation and implementation of a strategy to mitigate foreign exchange risk, working with internal & external partners
Closely partner with the Director of Finance to identify areas for improvement to drive costs down and optimize process efficiencies
Coach & Mentor junior team members
Manage projects to modernize and automate the systems & process across the company

5+years’ experience in a financial management position
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), with proven ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
Excellent relationship building skills for developing and keep effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
Advanced level in Excel and Word, and intermediate level in PowerPoint and other MS office programs
Ability to lead and develop a team, plan, organize, and manage workloads
Ability to work collaboratively and across disciplines for a common goal
Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities
Proven ability to aggregate and analyze information and data for effective problem solving, and utilizes sound judgement
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

Professional accounting designation: CA, CGA, or CMA preferred but not essential
Experience with financial planning software preferred
Love for Canada and travel

Other Perks/Benefits

REWARDS 3 weeks vacation (4 weeks after your first year) Extended health benefits package Applauz Recognition Comprehensive employee assistance program Paid anniversary day off “Pawternity leave” days for your new furry family members Great working hours Stylish office location in Vancouver, located close to public transit Friendly and fun team environment with company celebrations and social events Access to Canadian travel industry discounts! DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION We are an equal opportunity workplace. We strongly encourage applications from racialized individuals, under-represented communities, diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences.  We don’t judge based on race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or anything else that you might bring to the table. We don’t care about where you went to college, your degree, your age, or what names you might have on your resume. Instead, we’re looking for motivated, compassionate people who can execute from the ground up. We also know that everyone has a unique career journey and experience comes in many forms. Officially Great Place to Work® CertifiedTM

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