DSI - Saskatoon, SK Senior Financial Analyst

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  • Be a key contributor with regard to budget preparation in conjunction with senior and operational management team
  • Contribute to the preparation and analysis of the financial statement package
  • Develop and measure standard company financial metrics
  • Prepare reports and statistics to support business operations
  • Prepare cost projections
  • Forecast revenues and expenditures and advise on future budgeting
  • Assist in standardizing plant operations with the goal of minimizing process yield loss and providing exceptional quality products and services.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism when dealing with staff and other departments within DSI, customers and others in a courteous and professional manner
  • Lead effort to identify potential step changes to improve overall operations resulting in financial returns
  • Act as a liasion between the finance department and all other functional and operational departments
  • Routine communication with Supervisors relating to financial close, issues and deliverables.
  • Lead new analysis and supports/guides Financial Analyst’s & General Accountant’s.
  • Responsible for reviewing for accuracy and timely consolidated financial statements and management reports for the company
  • Accountable for assisting in preparing monthly financial package preparation including budget vs. actual reports, variance analysis, and P&L analysis
  • Conforms and abides by all regulations, policies and work procedures and instructions
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy.
  • Investigates complex reporting discrepancies and identifies root cause
  • Analyze efficiency reports. Exercise judgment based upon available data
  • Develop financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
  • Assist in development of financial policies.
  • Works closely with operational groups and quality specialists to identify ways to make things better, including the corporate bottom line
  • Reviews monthly and quarterly forecasts, identifies problems and provides effective solutions
  • Provide financial analysis support to various areas of the company
  • Identify opportunities for improvement or ways to increase efficiency, assist in development of a project plan for implementing improvements and monitoring the new process to ensure it works as intended
  • Analyze production bottlenecks and inefficiencies and suggest solutions
  • Research and prepare complex variance analysis and explanations.


  • Demonstrated skill completing the job responsibilities.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills. Ability to work and interface with all departments.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well with computers and databases. Proficient in MS Office Programs, particularly Excel, and MS Navision finance system (or similar ERP system).
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and finance.
  • Background in manufacturing methods, process improvement, Lean, and ISO programs are considered assets.
  • Occasional travel may be required


  • 7-10+ years of extensive and diverse related experience in financial role


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Accounting, or equivalent education or experience.
  • CPA designation (e.g., CA, CMA, or CGA designations)


With this opportunity, DSI Underground offers a compensation package including:

  • competitive salary
  • annual incentive program
  • comprehensive group benefits
  • relocation program
  • pension plan
  • professional development program
  • employee engagement and social activities


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily sitting.
  • Position spends 100% of time in an office environment at a desk with potential exposure to wrist and eyestrain from computer use.
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively and in a timely manner.
  • The ability to prioritize and respond is crucial to the success of this position to reduce fatigue.
  • In addition, the employee may be assigned other duties within the area of their competence


To apply, please send your resume with the cover letter to hrcanada@dsiunderground.com.

Please indicate in a separate covering letter how your skills, knowledge and experience relate to the qualifications listed above.

DSI welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job-ID: R0047473

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