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Business Intelligence Analyst

Posting Start Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: St-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Cascades

Your challenge is here!


The Business Intelligence Analyst works closely with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Strategic Business Unit (SBU) by acting as a business partner in providing input into capital expenditure decisions, operating budgets and long term planning. The Analyst collaborates with multiple business managers to create value for the organization. This includes developing new analyses, models, tools and processes. In addition, the Analyst provides reliable financial reports to unit management, which are used to make decisions that impact performance and/or help drive business results.

Why work at Cascades


  • Work-life balance (telecommuting, flexible hours);
  • Group insurance and pension plan with company contributions after 3 months of service; 
  • Internal and external training available;
  • Accessible gym space and/or financially covered sports activities;
  • Profit sharing plan, available after 1 year of service;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Training center;
  • Long-term career management plan;
  • Work environment focused on sharing knowledge and valuing individual and team success;
  • Contribute to the success of a Quebec-based, multinational, environmentally responsible company.

Your responsibilities


The Business Intelligence Analyst will have the following responsibilities:


  • Utilize deep business knowledge to develop and improve financial models to support SBU and BU activities. (E.g., business line costs and productivity);
  • Assist leadership in developing and implementing strategic goal tracking;
  • Perform financial data analysis (current and future);
  • Monitor the FORECAST, identifying risks and opportunities against the current plan;
  • Establish, optimize and/or monitor key performance indicators (KPI);
  • Contribute to the implementation of processes and tools for an effective and efficient FP&A function, meeting the different needs of all stakeholders;
  • Build, maintain and improve financial forecasting models;
  • Collaborate with the corporate FP&A team to integrate forecasts;
  • Innovate and solve problems independently, bring new vision;
  • Be accountable for and drive projects from start to finish;
  • Take the time to understand the underlying business drivers and proactively develop ad hoc analysis to help the strategic unit make decisions and create value;
  • Assists in creating and providing reports for management needs;
  • Support the FP&A team in the preparation of management reports for the executive team and others as appropriate;
  • Work on special projects such as: Mergers and acquisitions, process optimization, market research, capital allocation, etc.

Your baggage and your strengths


The Business Intelligence Analyst will possess several of the following qualifications and skills:


  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field;
  • First experience in a similar position and/or have completed relevant university internships;
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, SAP, AS400, Power BI, or any other ERP system;
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing sector is an asset;
  • Bilingualism (oral and written);
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize activities to meet organizational objectives and tight deadlines;
  • Customer oriented with excellent communication skills.


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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.


About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe. 

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