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Financial Analyst, Commercial


Division: Finance and Accounting
Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work-setting


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job summary
Are you an analytical professional who enjoys working with complex sets of data and financial models? Does the idea of working in a remote dynamic with a group of talented professionals in the cannabis industry sound exciting? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We’re looking for a dynamic professional to plant their roots with us as our newest Financial Analyst, Commercial. In this role, you will report into the Senior Manager, Finance and play a key role in the growth of reporting and analytics in our Finance Team. You will be responsible for establishing forecasts, developing/implementing financial processes and building the financial models that provide the strategies and insights into actionable information. You will own and develop processes to enable timely reporting for data-driven decision making across the Consumer, Medical, and B2B segments. Sound interesting? Here is a little more…


As a Financial Analyst, Commercial, you will...

  • Development and maintenance of financial planning and reporting infrastructure to support Commercial’s success. Specifically:
    • Development of the full financial forecast, including OPEX and headcount budgeting;
    • Tracking against budget versus actuals and performing risks & opportunities assessments;
    • Developing and implementing margin optimization strategies within the Canadian Consumer and Medical segments
    • Ownership and building of entire business unit P&L – includes understanding what types of costs go through OPEX and CAPEX, and understanding efficiencies among vendors and types of spend
    • Provide guidance on matters requiring Finance support (i.e. AP process improvements, ad-hoc reporting asks, financial metric analysis, etc.).
  • Assist in updating key monthly reports and communicating to business leaders (KPI trends, commission reports, revenue, and profitability reports, segment P&L, etc) 
  • Assist in reviewing and approving product pricing strategies and requests
  • Assist in developing standard costs for innovation products
  • Design and development of profitability models (DCF, cost/benefit analysis, project analysis, etc.) for potential new investments, projects, and partnerships to provide business decision support during negotiations
  • Business decision support reporting, board decks, business performance, and other reporting requirements as needed
  • Ad-hoc requests, project ownership, FP&A support to other internal clients as needed


You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or Finance
  • 3 years of business decision support experience, preferably with a publicly traded company, global organization, public accounting firm, management consulting, or investment banking
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and analytical reporting tools
  • Familiar with utilizing a multi-dimensional ERP system for management reporting
  • Experience providing financial and analytical support to those outside the Finance function


Bonus point if you have…

  • A CFA, CPA, MBA or relevant Accounting or Finance designation


You’re the ideal candidate if you are…

  • Strong business acumen and ability to gain a deep understanding of total business operations
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as with executives and communicate effectively
  • Experience with and preference for a fast-growing and evolving environment
  • High-achieving, driven individual, who is motivated by career development opportunities


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.


  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.





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