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Financial Planning & Analysis Director

Title: Financial Planning & Analysis Director

Department: Finance

Location: Toronto, ON.

Application deadline: None

Quark Expeditions is looking for a top-notch individual, reporting to the VP of Finance for the position of Director, Financial Planning & Analysis. The Director will be responsible for monthly and annual forecast/plan and providing support to management via financial analysis. Works closely with business and finance management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, prepare and manage the planning, forecasting and analysis function of the annual plan.
  • Develop an enhanced budgeting process while identifying areas of improvement in timeliness and accuracy. 
  • Create and maintain procedures for identifying areas of risks and opportunities in the Company’s performance through identification of emerging trends with supporting analysis (Identify/develop key metrics for performance management). 
  • Work with financial and operational areas in the review of reporting, analysis and system needs and identify areas of opportunity for yield improvement. 
  • Prepare strategic plan documents incorporating KPI and performance metrics and present same to Executive team. 
  • Work with project team to report and control actual spend against static budget. 


  • CPA Designation
  • 7-10 years of relevant financial planning and business analysis experience
  • Experience reporting to and preparing presentations for the CFO
  • Experience managing a team of direct reports
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Well versed with preparing presentation for the CFO
  • Hyperion experience preferred
  • Strong financial acumen and understanding of general accounting rules
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Proven track record of high performance in financial analysis and reporting
  • Proficiently develop new ideas and creative solutions and work successfully in an ambiguous fast-paced environment

Additional information

Location - 112 Merton Street, Toronto ON M4S 2Z8

About Quark

The Company Quark Expeditions is the world leader in polar adventure travel. Since 1991, Quark has been establishing a tradition of firsts in polar travel: as the first to transit the Northeast Passage with adventure travelers; the first to take travelers to the far side of Antarctica; and the first to circumnavigate the Antarctic continent with guests. Quark is recognized for its diverse fleet of passenger vessels and offers the widest variety of polar itineraries of any other adventure company.