Senior Financial Analyst

Finance & Accounting Ottawa, Ontario


Ottawa, Ontario


Employment Type:

Finance, Ottawa Division

Full Time, Permanent

Reports to:

Manager, Finance


Who We Are


Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with a 40-year history of operations across the United States and Canada. Every year, Mattamy helps more than 7,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In Canada, our communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area, as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.


What We Offer


In keeping with the Mattamy mission of providing The Best Homeowner Experience, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial modelling, analysis, consolidated budgeting and forecasting, as well as strategic planning for the division to provide valuable insights in support of operating and strategic planning initiatives. 



  • Work closely with the Manager and Vice President, Finance to prepare modelling and other analyses to drive initiatives, monitor trends, and identify exceptions and to support the budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning processes.
  • Prepare detailed budgets and forecasts with an understanding of how changes in income impact the balance sheet (financial position) and statement of cash flow
  • Analyze the profitability, projections and other financial modelling to support decision making, financial feasibility and new business initiatives.
  • Participate in sensitivity analysis to determine impact of changes to underlying assumptions on annual and strategic plan.
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis and information concerning Economic Profit and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC).
  • Analyze budgets and “Up to the Minute Forecasts” for all Division entities (including Land Development, Building and G&A Expenses) creating and providing reports on variances, trends, and control standards and practices.
  • In conjunction with Financial Reporting, complete monthly and quarterly forecasts to budget variance analysis with commentary that address key issues and drivers, to determine root causes
  • Liaise with business partners to improve forecast accuracy and add value to decision making
  • Analyze and identify trends in key performance drivers to facilitate the review of actual financial results compared to the budgets and forecasts.  
  • Provide assistance with the month-end close process and the monthly financial reporting package that includes the Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
  • Improve the quality and efficiency of financial reports and seek opportunities to streamline analysis and processes.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal customers in the corporate and divisional offices and work collaboratively to identify opportunities and mitigate risks.
  • Provide support pertaining to ad hoc projects as required including preparation of financial presentations and reports for senior management and executive team.


What You Bring


  • CPA designation preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in a finance department
  • University degree in accounting or finance
  • Homebuilding and/or land development experience an asset
  • Experience with any accounting software packages and ability to quickly learn new software packages.  Experience with JD Edwards, Hyperion or Essbase a definite asset
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills including regular use of functions, pivot tables, etc.
  • Strong analytical, accounting and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Results oriented with ability to set realistic and attainable goals and meet those on time
  • Demonstrates the highest level of ethics and personal integrity



Health & Safety

We are doing our part to safeguard your health and taking extra steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All work sites and premises will allow for required physical distancing requirements, and new routines and resources such as hand sanitizer, antiseptic wipes, masks, or other protective equipment.


Vaccination is the single best protection against COVID-19 for us as individuals and our communities and is vital to maintaining our commitment to health and safety. The successful applicant will be required, as a condition of employment with Mattamy, to provide Mattamy with proof that they have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine (or combination of vaccines) authorized by Health Canada, subject to accommodations required under applicable human rights legislation.


Why Mattamy


Be Yourself. We want it that way! At Mattamy, we’re passionate about creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work. Diversity and inclusion are important aspects of the work we do to support our homebuyers, colleagues and communities. We offer a workplace that allows our employees to experience exciting possibilities in their career including continuous learning, opportunity for growth, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.


When you’re part of the Mattamy family, your day to day work has an incredible impact. What we do takes teamwork, and everyone pulls together to give our very best. With a focus on continued growth and industry leadership, exciting career possibilities are waiting for you at Mattamy. Based on the culture we pride ourselves on, we’ve been recognized with external awards as well. Some of our most recent recognition includes:



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Canada’s Best Managed Companies (2022, 2021 & 2020)

Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2020 & 2019)

Greater Toronto’s Top Employers (2022, 2021, 2020 & 2019)

Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2021 & 2017)


We have big plans for our business and our team. Be part of our ambitious future!


Mattamy Homes is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any aspects of the selection process, please notify us on your application and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.