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Financial Analyst

Job Title

Financial Analyst

Sector

Publishing Sector

Location

Curitiba, Brazil

Job Description

The role of a Financial Analyst at CanonicalAs a Financial Analyst, you'll be a core member of the FP&A Team and wider finance team. You will play a key part in our monthly business reviews, quarterly forecasting, annual planning, and continuously drive cross-functional business alignment. Our ideal candidate is a highly analytical independent thinker, who has a desire to learn how to leverage business judgment, driven by data, to advise on critical financial, commercial and strategic decisions.Location: This is a Globally remote role.What your day will look likeGenerate insights into business operations by analyzing unit economics, drivers of variance, and other KPIsSupport quarterly and annual financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and monthly budget reviewsProvide analysis of commercial initiatives that have a strategic or financial impact on the businessCreate objective analyses and processes for a fast-growing tech company to scale efficiently and make data-driven decisionsSupport multi-functional change projects designed to enhance systems, processes, and data accuracyPartner with and communicate business progress to key stakeholders against financial and strategic targets What we are looking for in youAn exceptional academic track record from both high school and universityDrive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectationsStrong problem-solving and analytical abilitiesExcellent presentation and communication skillsCuriosity and willingness to work on a wide range of projectsProficiency in spreadsheets and financial modelingUnderstanding of core accounting principles Professional written and spoken English Excellent interpersonal skills, curiosity, flexibility, and accountability Passion, thoughtfulness, and self-motivation Excellent communication and presentation skills Result-oriented, with a personal drive to meet commitments Ability to travel twice a year, for company events up to two weeks longAdditional skills that you might also bringBachelor's degree in finance, business, or related fieldPrevious experience in an analytically focused finance or business roleExperience with Business Intelligence reporting, CRM and ERP systemsWhat we offer youWe consider geographical location, experience, and performance in shaping compensation worldwide. We revisit compensation annually (and more often for graduates and associates) to ensure we recognise outstanding performance. In addition to base pay, we offer a performance-driven annual bonus. We provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. We balance our programs to meet local needs and ensure fairness globally.Distributed work environment with twice-yearly team sprints in personPersonal learning and development budget of USD 2,000 per yearAnnual compensation reviewRecognition rewardsAnnual holiday leaveMaternity and paternity leaveEmployee Assistance ProgrammeOpportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleaguesPriority Pass, and travel upgrades for long haul company eventsAbout CanonicalCanonical is a pioneering tech firm at the forefront of the global move to open source. As the company that publishes Ubuntu, one of the most important open source projects and the platform for AI, IoT and the cloud, we are changing the world on a daily basis. We recruit on a global basis and set a very high standard for people joining the company. We expect excellence - in order to succeed, we need to be the best at what we do. Canonical has been a remote-first company since its inception in 2004. Working here is a step into the future, and will challenge you to think differently, work smarter, learn new skills, and raise your game.Canonical is an equal opportunity employerWe are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity, we will give your application fair consideration.

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