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Senior Financial & Data Analyst

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright

IT, Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Hybrid work schedule -Please note that this position can also be filled in any of our offices across Canada

Reporting to the associate director of business planning and analytics (BP & A), this role works closely with the practice groups and business services teams to provide comprehensive analysis, reporting and insight to the NRFC management committee, regional/national practice group leaders, office managing partners, local practice team chairs and business services leadership.

You will be focusing on:

  • Using data from all relevant sources to develop financial reporting, analysis and management tools to help practice heads and business services' leaders drive their decision making
  • Assist in continuous improvement through dashboard development (Tableau, Power BI) to reduce manual processes and to enhance efficiency
  • Prepare profitability analysis (matters, clients, partners, etc.)
  • Prepare annual operating budgets, forecasts, projections, and long-term outlooks
  • Monitor results compared to prior year, budget/forecast, and conduct in-depth analysis to identify risks and opportunities
  • Collaborate with the managers to provide proactive financial analysis and decision support
  • Participate in creating and implementing policies and procedures
  • Maintain and assist in developing complex financial models to support scenario analysis, capital allocation, and resource optimization
  • Provide decision support to management by conducting sensitivity analyses and presenting the potential impact of various business decisions
  • Continuously review and enhance the forecasting and budgeting processes to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Implement best practices and advanced analytical tools to streamline financial analysis and reporting

What you bring to the role:

  • Professional accounting designation (preferred) together with 3+ years of experience in FP&A
  • Strong proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and data analysis.
  • Strong technical ability to utilize analytical systems and tools (Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Skills in programming languages such as Python, R, and/or SQL are a benefit
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently in a complex environment
  • Establish effective working relationships with colleagues in other service areas and offices
  • Self-starter attitude with willingness to learn and master new technologies
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and strategic thinking skills; able to see the "big picture" in a complex business environment
  • Experience manipulating large amounts of information to generate concise, strategic recommendations
  • Ability to clearly and confidently communicate results to technical and non-technical audiences and interact with individuals throughout all levels of the organization

Why join our team:

  • Hybrid work environment
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Benefit premiums paid by the firm
  • Telemedicine services
  • Wellness matters: Flexible health and wellness allowance that covers much more than gym memberships!
  • Training and development programs based on your interests and needs

Ready to join a proactive and modern firm that provides an exceptional career experience in an inclusive and collaborative environment? Come join us!

As a global law firm, we embrace a culture of excellence and working hard, but always with a focus on flexibility, respect, diversity and openness. We strive to create an equitable, inclusive environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and realize their career potential.

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If you are unable to apply for a position online or require any reasonable adjustments during the recruiting process, please contact TORHR_RH@nortonrosefulbright.comto further discuss your needs.

Please note that applicants who receive an employment offer may be required during their employment with Norton Rose Fulbright to provide proof of vaccinations recommended from time to time by government or public health authorities. Norton Rose Fulbright has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to protected grounds. For applicants who require an accommodation, please contact to discuss further.

We thank all candidates for their applications, but please note that we will be contacting only those whom we invite for an interview.


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