Senior Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst

Finance Vernon, BC


Senior Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst

Role Description

Kal Tire is looking to hire a Senior Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst. The Senior FP&A Analyst is a designated accountant with significant experience in the areas of financial analysis, planning and financial reporting for management decision making. This position requires a broad understanding of Kal Tire’s business processes, financial processes, and systems. The Senior FP&A Analyst will work in conjunction with business leaders on projects, initiatives, monthly reporting, and development of detailed annual plans.



• Develop a deep understanding of major performance drivers and assist business decision makers to develop plans to meet financial goals and mitigate risks.
• Translates high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements at the appropriate level of detail
• Collaborate with all levels of Management to understand what information is required for business decision making.
• Summarize findings in a manner that clearly identifies key business performance issues, to facilitate efficient and effective management decision making.
• Develop and produce meaningful analysis that is actionable and responsive to the business needs.
• Prepare business cases and financial models, review all assumptions and evaluations and update where applicable.


• Annual reporting to include financial deck preparation, variance analysis, annual plan and forecast bridge
• Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting; monthly to include forecasts, variance analytics and finance deck preparation
• Present information including project analysis, monthly variance analysis and annual plan
• Present information and facilitate decision making at various levels within the organization to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
• Help business partners meet objectives by delivering insightful and timely financial analysis.

Business Processes

• Participates with various business units to improve, design or restructure business processes
• Maps business processes using industry standard tools such as process maps, flow charts, use cases, system flow diagrams, entity relationship diagrams, etc.
• Conducts system analysis and design
• Performs fit-gap assessment of solutions to business needs
• Supports the business stakeholders in the transition from current state to future state

Planning & Forecasting

• Participate in and lead budgeting and business planning process for select operational groups
• Work effectively with the Finance team and operational leaders to create financially viable plans
• Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation

Team Leadership

• Participate in the planning of and execution of business analysis activities
• Work with cross functional teams on new projects and initiatives
• Provide mentorship to team members
• Assist others on the team as required
• Consult with and build strong, positive, and influential relationships with the management team providing financial guidance and direction
• May participate in the recruiting, hiring and training of business analysis team members

Work Experience

• 5-8 years of experience in financial accounting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
• Experience with large projects in a complex environment
• Demonstrated ability to propose, document and present approaches and solutions
• Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
• Advanced working knowledge of Excel
• Proficient with Power BI; ability to perform analysis on predefined data sets


• University degree in Finance, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
• CPA designation is required

Special Requirements

• Travel required at times.
• Experience with some of the following business functions: Accounting, Inventory Management Supply Chain, Product Life Cycle Management and Store Systems/Point of Sale.

About Kal Tire
Kal Tire is the largest independently owned tire dealer in Canada with over 250 locations. Our business philosophy centers on exceeding our customers’ expectations and relies on our entrepreneurial team members to provide exceptional customer service.