Retail Financial Analyst – Commercial Services Department

Location: YVR
Job Code: 19-12E
# of openings: 1


YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to reach our goal of 29 million passengers by 2020!  We’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people.  We’re a BC Top Employer for 12 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness!  And we’re looking for someone to join our team.

We have a permanent, full-time opportunity for a Retail Financial Analyst in the Commercial Services Department.

Key responsibilities include:

The successful candidate will provide solid financial analysis services on all retail and services concession programs by:

  • Preparing the terminal concession annual budget forecast
  • Evaluating existing concessionaire sales and revenue performance
  • Executing financial evaluations of all new retail opportunities
  • Recommending opportunities to improve revenue performance based on current trends on a consistent basis
  • Developing presentations for the Airport Authority and tenants regarding financial results and recommendations for improved sales performance
  • Developing and evaluating benchmarking criteria in the retail and services portfolio against other airports’ performance and other industry trends
  • Supporting negotiation of financial rent structures with existing tenants
  • Preparing the Commercial Leasing Analysis document together with full financial analysis of Request for Proposals and recommendations
  • Preparing board briefing notes

Key qualifications include:

  • Two years of recent, related experience in financial analysis (retail financial analysis is an asset), supplemented by a business degree (MBA and/or a CFA designation are assets); or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Hands-on budgeting experience
  • Extensive financial and statistical modelling capabilities
  • Experience in leasing, evaluating and recommending proposals including development of a commercial leasing analysis
  • Proven track record in the coordination and completion of multiple tasks and projects
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, retail rent structures and customer spend patterns is an asset
  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and Access

This position is open to both Vancouver Airport Authority employees and external candidates.  Previous job performance will be taken into consideration for all candidates that apply for this position.

Vancouver Airport Authority welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-303-3152 or We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodation of your disability and ensure fairness in our hiring process.

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