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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R19485
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, the FP&A Manager will be responsible for Summit Aviation Group's budgeting, forecasting, and analysis activities. You will leverage your strong accounting background and business acumen to work closely with the Summit Operations and Finance teams to balance the business’ performance management reporting and forward-looking analysis.

Joining our team means:

- Stability in knowing you have long term employment and growth opportunities
- A competitive wage so you can comfortably provide for your family, with current wages under review
- RRSP matching
- Health & Dental Benefits that start the day you do so you and your family feel secure in the future

This role will be based from Vancouver and will be work from home with 1-2 days per week in the office. Bring your extensive Financial Planning & Analysis experience to this impactful role and join the Summit team by applying for this job!

Budgeting & Forecasting (60%)

  • Lead annual operating and capital budgeting process; works with department managers and Summit Finance teams to understand, challenge, and update assumptions and inputs in budget templates
  • Prepare consolidated weekly flash reports by updating forecasting assumptions from department managers; compares actual results to forecast, and prepares variance commentary
  • Work with Summit Finance team to understand budget vs. actual departmental and fleet profitability variances; prepares commentary for inclusion in monthly management reporting and Board reporting packages
  • Prepares monthly management reporting and Board packages
  • Prepares various operational reporting deliverables

Process Improvements (15%)

  • Understand Operations and Financial systems and underlying data sources; ensure data can be relied on for analysis
  • Work closely with the Senior Financial Analyst to update budget and forecasting templates to enhance accuracy and efficiency, and implement new reporting and decision-making tools such as dashboards

Business Support (25%)

  • Provide decision making analysis and support to senior leadership as required, including preparation of ad-hoc business cases


  • 5+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience, ideally with a combination of both public practice and industry background
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage accounting experience and business acumen to provide value added insights to businesses
  • Excellent business communication skills to prepare management and Board reporting deliverables
  • Strong experience in analysis, evaluation and recommendations for business plans to drive improved results
  • Track record of successfully leading, mentoring, and developing teams
  • Experience working with JD Edwards ERP software will be of distinct advantage
  • Applicants with previous aviation industry or other capital-intensive industry experience is also highly desirable but not essential
  • High level of proficiency in all MS Office programs with ability to manipulate and analyze large amounts of data and perform advanced functions within Excel.
  • Familiarity with PowerBI is also nice to have

Working Conditions:

  • This position will be work from home with 1-2 days per week in office
  • Travel to Summit bases may be required from time to time within Canada

Additional Information:

Company Description

Summit Air, a member of the Ledcor Group of Companies, delivers customized fleet and aviation solutions safely and reliably to support Canada's North and beyond. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. From moving cargo, to transferring passengers, to recreational flights for adventurers seeking to discover the North, we are a one-stop solution. Learn more at

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. 

1055 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC