Senior Financial Intelligence Analyst

Toronto, Ontario

Posted On: June 04, 2021
Employment Type: Fixed Term Employment

The GS1 Canada team is looking for an industrious and driven Senior Financial and Business Intelligence Analyst to be a part of the Finance team. You will work closely with business stakeholders and subject matter experts to identify business needs, develop actionable insights, and help the company identify risks and growth opportunities, aligned to our corporate objectives. Our team is built on the foundation of creativity and innovation and you will work to analyze and improve the way we do things. A keen interest in technology, process re-engineering and advanced modeling skills, combined with solid business and finance acumen will help propel you forward in this role.

GS1 Global is a neutral, not-for-profit organization that develops and maintains global standards for efficient business communication. At GS1 Canada, we believe in the power of standards to transform the way we live and work. We enable neutral collaboration to advance the Canadian supply chain for the benefit of consumers, by using community-directed global standards and data quality requirements to solve non-competitive business process issues.  Our Vision is to be recognized as a trusted strategic partner who inspires, leads, and enables best in class supply chain.


  • Work with internal stakeholders to determine business requirements, develop financial models through benchmarking and process analysis, define key performance indicators, in close collaboration with the BI and data warehouse team
  • Understand the business environment and have a keen interest in going beyond the obvious, delving into the source, the definition, and foundational roots of a data element in order to get the most out of information
  • Perform industry research to clarify, define, or satisfy technology or business process issues
  • Communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise manner across functional and technical departments. This includes suggesting areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Ensure that data is available to decision-makers through reports that you create, as well as self-service methods. Use data to figure out market and business trends that will allow the organization to increase operational efficiency
  • Collect, clean, validate and analyze complex data from multiple sources. You will be responsible for detecting patterns and problems within data and suggesting improvements that will have an impact on short term as well as long term strategic decisions
  • Build data visualizations and reports from Data Warehouse using Power BI and SSRS
  • Drive training sessions with internal stakeholders to facilitate efficient usage of data and apply improvements accordingly


  • Minimum 5 years experience in Advanced Financial and Business Intelligence Analysis
  • Superior understanding of accounting principles- accounting designation would be an asset
  • Proven strategic thinking skills and ability to synthetize change quickly
  • Advanced experience and knowledge in SQL programming
  • Advanced Microsoft skills, including experience with visualization tools like Microsoft Power BI
  • Experience with data warehouse concepts and foundations
  • Experience with relational and non-relational data sources
  • Familiar with Data Mining, Statistical, and Quantitative Analysis
  • Ability to generate original ideas and communicate in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts
  • Creative problem-solving skills with excessive attention to detail
  • Experience working independent in a fast-paced environment with SCRUM / Agile methodologies

GS1 Canada is an equal opportunity employer. If selected for an interview, please advise our Human Resources team if you require accommodation due to a disability during the interview and assessment process.

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