Star Media Group

  • Strategy & Finance Analyst (2 month Internship)

    System ID
    2018-1349
    Location
    Toronto
    Job Category (EN)
    Other
    Business
    Torstar Corporation
  • Job Description (EN)

    Torstar

     

    Job Posting:

    Strategy & Finance Analyst (2 month Internship)

     

     

    THE OPPORTUNITY

    Working on the transformation team, we are looking for an energetic and motivated individual who will help shape the future of our organization.  You will be using your strategic and financial analysis capabilities to provide support to our key transformation initiatives by researching and framing out the strategic choices at hand.

     

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    You strive for great work and innovative ideas, but you know how to deliver against business objectives. You come prepared with analytical and competitive facts, and strategic thinking to support your recommendations. In this role, reporting to the Director of Transformation & Strategy, you will:

    • Leverage unique ability to look at the big picture on specific strategic initiatives while at the same time be detailed oriented to get the product and project launched
    • Identify and recommend business improvements, revenue growth opportunities and profit maximization opportunities for current businesses
    • Build financial models, analyze business risks, financial returns and operational implications associated with your recommendations
    • Perform the in-depth research, analysis and planning required to support the recommendations that are being made
    • Work collaboratively with other functional areas to achieve organizational goals
    • Regularly communicate project status and timeline updates to internal stakeholders
    • Develop and leverage both internal and external expertise to find and develop new opportunities
    • Roll up your sleeves, execute on great ideas, and bring them to market!

     

     

    WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

    You’re a doer and an analytical thinker. You're the kind of person who loves to own dynamic, important work, and has always excelled. You find it difficult to turn down a good challenge and have secretly developed solutions to fix problems and “get the world to work right”. You’re driven and perfectly comfortable with technology. You are extremely proficient with excel and financial modeling as well as being comfortable with strategic challenges. You want to use these skills to build your career. You have:

    • A post-graduate degree with specialization in finance, strategy or marketing
    • 3+ years experience with strategic planning, market research, financial modeling and financial analysis
    • Demonstrated success in simplifying complex concepts, ideas and problems
    • A drive to execute on deliverables and plans with a sense of urgency
    • Passion, creativity, mental flexibility, adaptability and a strong desire to win
    • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and presentation
    • Expert knowledge of Excel

     

    OUR AODA COMMITMENT

     

    Star Media Group is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Star Media Group will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.

     

     

     

    TO APPLY:

    Please visit www.thestar.com/careers and submit your cover letter and resume.

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