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Senior Financial Analyst – Business Planning & Treasury

Corporate CAN, 104-3027 Harvester Rd, Burlington, Ontario, Canada Req #265
Monday, March 11, 2024


From our roots providing sand to local foundries in the 1880's, Opta has grown to an international group of companies committed to delivering optimal results for our customers. Opta's purpose is to be the leading supplier of performance solutions for metallurgical, value-added glass, and specialty chemical applications. We strive to be the leading provider of innovative steelmaking reagents, slag conditioners, and metal remediation materials consumed in the North American and European markets. We aim to be the market leader in steelmaking products through an unwavering focus on supporting our customers’ needs. We measure our success by our presence in a majority of steel mills throughout the world. Our vision is to expand our geographic reach and broaden into adjacent industries such as aluminum, copper, concrete, and glass. 


Accountability and Integrity in everything we do
  • PEOPLE: We will invest in our people with promoting Diversity and Inclusion for the success of our organization
  • CUSTOMERS: Committed to our customers to deliver Consistent Quality products, Solutions and Service
  • SAFETY: Providing employees a Safe environment in which to thrive
  • INNOVATION: Deliver outstanding performance through Continuous Improvement and Creativity
  • SUSTAINABILITY: Enhancing Sustainability by respecting and protecting the Environment in the communication where we live and work


The Senior Financial Analyst – Business Planning & Treasury (“SFA”) role will be an integral part of the Corporate Finance team which serves as a valued partner to Opta’s business leaders. The SFA will be responsible for delivering key financial information and critical business insights to senior management and other key stakeholders.  This role incorporates a combination of business planning and analysis, financial modelling, process/systems development, and treasury management to ensure that business and financial objectives are met. The ideal candidate will be excited to take on new challenges and eager to learn and develop new skills.



Business Planning:

  • Develop relationships with various stakeholders and partner with them to prepare budgets, forecasts and manage and track their performance against set goals
  • Assist with managing the overall business planning cycle, with a mindset towards continuous improvement
  • Coordinate the consolidation of budget and forecast information and prepare analysis and reporting to senior leadership team

Treasury Reporting:

  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly treasury reports, including global cash flow forecast and KPI dashboards (liquidity ratios, working capital metrics, etc.)
  • Perform on-going monitoring of global cash availability and liquidity across all business operations
  • Assist with quarterly reporting to lenders, rating agencies and monitoring of compliance with debt covenants and other credit requirements
  • Aggregate global information on CAPEX project, prepare monthly reporting and analysis that tracks actual vs planned spend, and maintain a rolling forecast for CAPEX


  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to the following:
    • Business acquisition and integration support
    • Post-completion review and analysis of major CAPEX projects
    • Financing and insurance renewal support
    • Yearend audit and financial reporting support



Specific performance and personal competencies:

  • Articulate, straightforward, and succinct with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-rounded business acumen and experience in assessing operations and business processes
  • Strong analytical, financial and systems skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel is required and experience with Power BI, Tableau or other data analytics tools would be an asset
  • Passion for producing results that have an impact
  • Desire to advance in the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related area
  • Advanced degree or CPA/CPA candidate would be an asset


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in a fast-paced business environment
  • Manufacturing company experience would be an asset


  • Occasional travel

Opta offers a diverse 
compensation and benefit package that includes the following: 
  • Extended Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Life, AD&D, and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Time Off 
  • RRSP Match
  • Competitive Compensation program
  • On Demand Pay (Dayforce Wallet)
We thank everyone for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

he above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Opta Inc., an Opta Group Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. 

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  • Corporate CAN, 104-3027 Harvester Rd, Burlington, Ontario, Canada