IT Finance Manager
City : Waterloo
Category : Full-time
Industry : Finance
Employer : Sun Life Financial
You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.
The Finance Manager for the Sun Life IT department (Digital, Business and Technology Solutions (DBTS)) will partner with the DBTS IT delivery teams to provide support for all finance related activities including business casing, strategic planning, budgeting/forecasting, reporting, chargeback process and cost optimization for the DBTS portfolio. The Finance Manager must be able to partner with the key DBTS stakeholders as well as the business units on decisions to ensure that the business is financially successful.
This role is for the Distributed Computing Services Portfolio as part of the DBTS Finance team.
What will you do?
Define, lead and influence the DBTS finance strategy
Lead DBTS financial tracking, monitoring and cost optimization initiatives
Manage monthly reporting, forecasting and budgeting cycles
Provide value to IT and the business through early identification of financial risks & opportunities and other ad hoc report and analysis
Lead enterprise wide agreements including the correct accounting, forward looking analysis and spend analysis
Lead DBTS Financial cost modeling and business casing
Support broader finance team with other ad-hoc projects
What do you need to succeed?
CPA with progressive experience within the financial management functions (5-7 years)
Experience in financial modeling and business casing
Extensive experience in building and operating financial controls and analysis
Financial reporting and data analytics skills
Proven track record of partnering with and influencing business units to drive results
Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
Experience in working with large, complex organizations is an asset
Prior experience with Information Technology management is an asset
What's in it for you?
20 vacation days per year
Flexible Benefits from the day you join to meet the needs of you and your family
Pension, stock and savings programs to help build and enhance your future financial security
The opportunity to move along a variety of career paths with amazing networking potential
Great Place to Work® Certified in Canada and the US.
Named 2021 “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor
Canada Award for Excellence for Mental Health at Work - 2021
Flexible hybrid work model
Work and professional development that is united by our Purpose: to help Clients and Employees achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives
A friendly, collaborative, and inclusive culture
The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors. In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to email@example.com.
At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.
We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary Range:74,100/74 100 - 120,800/120 800
Posting End Date:02/06/2023