Senior Financial Analyst

April 8 2019
Industries Real Estate
Categories Accounting, Finance, Accounting technician
Montreal, QC


Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.

Vertically integrated in Canada, Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,000 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail, industrial and logistics sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held more than C$60 billion in assets as at June 30, 2018, and is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (, one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For more information:

Department: Finance and Accounting, Retail

Position type: Salaried

Specific accountabilities

  • Gather and compile operational and financial information on a monthly and quarterly basis and prepare various reports for different users (vs. budget, forecasts, prior year, targets);
  • Build tools to analyse results, analyse data and produce monitoring reports to ensure data quality;
  • Coordinate, plan and support the financial planning process (budgets, forecasts) for the Shopping Centers business unit;
  • Develop easy-to-use KPI monitoring and projection tools and a dashboard to support the decision-making process and to track and analyse KPIs on a regular basis;
  • Build financial models to project results, analyse results, monitor the progress towards set goals and investigate variances;
  • Propose improvements in the analyses and processes under his or her responsibility;
  • Ensure the adequate allocation of administrative and other expenses to the business unit (actual and budget);
  • Assist with the implementation of new operational accounting systems;
  • Become the subject matter expert for budget, Power BI, support and train new users with these softwares;
  • Support special projects and ad-hoc analysis as needed;
  • Establish and maintain solid business relationships with other departments.

Key requirements

  • Recognized professional accounting and/or finance designation (CPA, CFA, MBA with a finance background, Masters);
  • Minimum six years of experience in budgeting and in the development and tracking of KPIs and other measurements/tools;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to gather, interpret and synthesize complex information;
  • Strategic, innovative, big-picture thinking and superior problem solving skills;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented and deadline-driven;
  • Ability and desire to work under pressure within a changing work environment, while simultaneously managing multiples files and requests;
  • High energy with a positive attitude;
  • Experience in financial modeling, especially in the real estate industry, is an asset;
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English (spoken and written);
  • Solid computer skills with Power BI;
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficiency;
  • Knowledge of Argus, Global Fund and JD Edwards, an asset.


You have everything to gain!

When you join the Ivanhoé Cambridge team, you are eligible for employment benefits and a pension plan that are among the best in the industry. Our many health and wellness programs encourage you to balance your work and personal lives and fulfil your desire for social involvement, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At Ivanhoé Cambridge, you will have many opportunities to develop your skills and thrive professionally, in Canada or elsewhere in the world. Our initiatives aimed at creating an exceptional working environment that inspires our employees to give the best of themselves elevated Ivanhoé Cambridge into the ranks of 100 Top Employers in Canada.

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