Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Tracing its roots to 1874, Dye & Durham has long been an institution in the Canadian legal industry. Today, Dye & Durham is a technological leader in legal services through a unique suite of cloud-based software products, called e-market.

Employees describe the company as a 144-year-old start-up. Employing over 200 people across Canada and the UK, Dye & Durham uses technology to distinguish itself from competitors and provides a compelling value proposition to its large blue-chip customer base of over 5,000 active law firms, government agencies and financial institutions.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive financial professional with the ability to manage and deliver priorities accurately, on-time, and with a high degree of confidence. This position requires strong foundational knowledge of finance and accounting, demonstrated experience supporting financial planning activities and delivering fact-based recommendations to multiple cross functional stakeholders throughout the company. This position reports to the VP of Finance and has one direct report.

  • Develop, analyze, and prepare reports on the financial performance of business units and departments against prior periods, forecasts and plans
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance.
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in business programs as well as new projects.
  • Establish and maintain KPIs/ scorecard for business
  • Collaborate with the departmental teams to develop the plan and forecasts
  • Partner with functional leads to analyze and improve expense performance, identify forecast risks and opportunities
  • Understand monthly/quarterly actuals and key drivers of past performance
  • Perform insightful analysis around revenue (pricing, volume mix)
  • Support management on ad hoc analyses and special projects
  • Management and development of financial analyst (direct report)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline CPA required (CA or equivalent) and Big 4 Accounting or similar experience
  • 7 years or more of relevant experience in finance or accounting required
  • Investment banking experience is a strong asset
  • Strong financial modelling ability required (including ability to create 5-year projections for Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow for M&A purposes)
  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and business partnering
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, including deadline-sensitive priorities
  • Must be detail-oriented and keen to dig into numbers and variances to propose recommendations and drive improved economic outcomes
  • Experience with financial systems
  • Advanced capabilities in financial modelling, excel, database manipulation
How to Apply

Submit your application with salary expectations to [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in Dye & Durham; only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

If your application is successful, you will initially undertake a telephone interview with the HR team and be required to fill out a questionnaire prior to the final interview process.

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Position: Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

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Dye & Durham Toronto Office

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Legal Technology
Date posted
January 18, 2019
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