Financial Planning Manager

  • Fresh Tracks Canada
  • Management
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 885 West Georgia Vancouver
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on February 5, 2024

Job Description

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.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Financial 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.

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

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The role & responsibilities of the Financial Planning Manager include but are not limited to;

Be the company 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.
Lead pricing and cost analysis: collaborate closely with the Product, Sales, and Marketing teams to formulate pricing strategy recommendations for Trips. Consider industry cost pressures and market dynamics to ensure a healthy margin and optimal return on the pricing position
Direct the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based on broad 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
Establish best practices and controls to facilitate forecast review and output analysis for the business. Strong controlling skills are key to being successful in this role
Cash Management

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
Treasury Management

Formulate and implement of the ongoing a company treasury strategy using the company’s Treasury Management System (TMS)
Foreign Exchange Management

Own the formulation and implementation of a strategy to mitigate foreign exchange risk, working with internal & external partners
Cost Management

Closely partner with the Director of Finance to identify areas for improvement to drive costs down and optimize process efficiencies
Provide financial and non-financial KPI’s and metrics to the Leadership team

Coach & Mentor junior team members
Mange projects to modernize and automate the systems & process across the company
Complete risk management assessments on a periodic basis
Perform other special projects as needed


Motivated and resilient individual that can drive change within the organization
Seeking a hands-on individual with the ability to navigate through various levels, from operational activities to strategic discussions. This candidate should possess the capacity to translate and streamline operational processes and reports for senior-level discussions, coupled with a proven ability to build things from scratch.
Vancouver based candidate willing to work from downtown office 3 times per week
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a financial management position
Professional accounting designation: CA, CGA, or CMA preferred but not essential
Experience with financial planning software preferred
Proven experience managing, leading and motivating staff
Experience with complex budgets, forecasting, internal transactions, and executive presentations
Experience with process analysis and improvement
Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
Extensive computer knowledge, including Excel
Ability to handle conflicting deadlines and prioritize
Ability to professionally liaise with high-profile clientele
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


90,000 - 110,000

Other Perks/Benefits

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!

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