Manager, Financial Modelling

BDO (Toronto ON, Canada) 25 days ago

BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.

Our Financial Advisory Services team is looking for a Financial Modelling Manager to join our GTA team and own the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the design and delivery of financial modelling for a wide-range of model build and model assurance activities for a broad range of BDO Advisory engagements, including Valuations, Corporate Finance, Due Diligence, Value Creation and Financial Risk Management.
  • Using financial and numerical analysis to operate, enhance and fine-tune models.
  • Detailed analysis of project models and associated documentation and reporting in providing financial model assurance.
  • Building scenario-based financials models to illustrate the pro-forma one-time and ongoing financial impact of different performance improvement or business growth initiatives (impacting top-line revenue, margin, costs or working capital).
  • Conceptualizing, designing and constructing a variety of bespoke / custom financial models to support business cases for investment in particular projects or business initiatives.
  • Synthesizing large data sets with goal of uncovering performance / business improvement issues.
  • Coordinate with national and international team members across several continents to ensure timely delivery of client assignments, to budget and compliant with internal methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with infrastructure and real estate investors, investment banks, construction companies, developers and other market participants.
  • Build existing and new business through business development and account management.

How do we define success for your role?

  • You will understand the industries BDO services and the service lines that contribute to the group's advancement.
  • You will ensure work is complete, accurate and appropriately reviewed by maintaining the necessary technical knowledge and professional development.
  • You will recommend and implement quality or efficiency improvements to our engagements.
  • You will actively engage in communication with people leaders to ensure understanding of performance and development, while identifying and attracting top talent.
  • You will support our firm's revenue growth by referring clients to other services lines and new clients of BDO.

Your experience and education

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working on real estate, infrastructure, construction, or institutional investor mandates at a professional services firm, investment fund, construction company, development company, financial institution or similar organization(s). Experience with strategic business case development would be an asset.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including strong knowledge of VBA.
  • Experience running spreadsheet software auditing tools and analyzing the results with a view to concluding on the integrity and accuracy of the models.
  • Strong organization, numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong business acumen, commercial understanding and ability to communicate clearly.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (French is considered as an asset).
  • Ability to lead by example, manage complex projects and mentor junior team members
  • Motivated and hard working in order to meet client deadlines and provide excellent client service.
  • Willingness to learn and be a team player.
  • A Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is considered an asset.

Why BDO?

Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:

  • We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
  • We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
  • Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.

Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.

Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.

To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page.


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