Senior Financial Analyst, Strategic Finance


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 Senior Financial Analyst, Strategic Finance (Commercial). In this role, you will report into the Senior Manager, Commercial 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 Senior Financial Analyst, Strategic Finance (Commercial), you will...

  • Develop and maintain our financial planning and reporting infrastructure to support Commercial’s success
  • Support the development of the full financial forecast, including OPEX and headcount budgeting
  • Review budget versus actuals and perform risks and opportunities assessments
  • Design and implement margin optimization strategies within the Canadian Consumer and Medical segments
  • Own and build the 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), reviewing and approving product pricing strategies and reques and developing standard costs for innovation products
  • Design profitability models (DCF, cost/benefit analysis, project analysis, etc.) for potential new investments, projects, and partnerships to provide business decision support during negotiations
  • Provide business decision support reporting, board decks, business performance, and other reporting requirements and assist with ad-hoc requests, project coordination, FP&A support to other internal clients as needed


You will be setup for success if you have…

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or Finance
  • 5 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
  • Prior experience using a multi-dimensional ERP system for management reporting and 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... 

  • A strategic professional with strong business acumen with the ability to gain a deep understanding of total business operations
  • A dynamic team player who can collaborate with all levels of an organization, including senior executives, and convey complex technical terms in simple and engaging formats to guide decision-making
  • An organized individual who can manage multiple projects at once successfully in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • A life-long learner who is driven by the opportunity to grow their career with Aurora and will go above and beyond to deliver exceptional results


With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with competitive compensation, stock options, RRSP matching, performance bonuses, remote-work, benefits, virtual happy hours, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in 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

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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