Position: Manager, Business Operations, Planning & Analysis 
Location: Moncton, NB 

Who we are

You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone’s friendly and helps each other out? That’s like Grant Thornton. Except here we’re all professionals and there isn’t a mayor or a general store. What we’re trying to say is that we’re a very different kind of professional services firm where culture is at the heart of who we are and what we do. We employ about 2000 people across Canada, and we truly care about helping our clients, colleagues, and communities thrive. That’s what’s most important to us. We’re building a special organization that’s purpose driven and as we grow we always want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is (ours is grape, just so you know).

As a Manager, Business Operations, Planning & Analysis you will:

• Support the Eastern region’s Director of Operations to both lead and assist in the execution of internal client service strategy, projects and initiatives
• Support Partners in the Eastern region in the planning process, development and execution of business unit strategy
• Complete a review and analyses of business unit financial statements and management reports, and provide recommendations for corrective action, in a timely manner
• Be responsible for a variety of ad hoc analyses pertaining to financial performance, client profitability and practice profitability
• Be responsible for ensuring appropriate internal controls over procurement and expenses are in place at the business unit level
• Provide ongoing management of work-in-progress and accounts receivable within the business units
• Lead and manage all budget preparation and reforecasting for the business units
• Coordinate training for end users on finance-related systems
• Work with procurement manager to comply with national vendor programs within the business units
• Assist with and supervise infrastructure and facility related matters including office services, space planning, renovations, capital budgeting, lease maintenance and renewals
• Serve as primary contact for suppliers and vendors for program implementation, contract negotiations and strategic sourcing within the business units
• Provide leadership to and work collaboratively with the resource and planning function and those in charge of resource allocation within the business units

Be Grant Thornton

If you’re a bit like us, you’re driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action. Just imagine being part of a team that puts we before me, where flexibility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues have your back. At Grant Thornton, you’ll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that’s when the magic happens.

Think you’ve got what it takes to be an Operations Manager? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we’re also hoping you can tick:

• You have an accounting designation and a minimum of 5 years’ experience, ideally with a professional services firm in a service delivery capacity
• You are comfortable with technology and possesses advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel in particular) plus experience with professional services firm information management systems would be an asset
• You possess a high degree of skill and awareness relating to virtual team set up and collaboration
• You are agile and able to adapt to a variety of environments, changing priorities, and different communication and operating styles
• You have strong project management skills and a proven ability to develop and execute project plans on time and on budget, including the ability to establish a work plan, identify priorities, and accurately report progress
• You have demonstrated the ability to resolve issues in timely, diplomatic and effective manner
• You have intellectual curiosity that drives you to look further, broader, deeper
• You are resourceful with an ability to incorporate ingenuity in the provision of creative solutions that meet client needs
• You have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence a variety of stakeholders and core/extended team members
• You are fiercely committed to helping our clients, colleagues and communities thrive
• You are willing to travel on a regular basis within the region as required

At Grant Thornton we’re focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That’s our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple.

Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?

To apply please click here.