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Senior Analyst, Risk Advisory

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  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Brampton
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  • You need 2+ years consulting or audit experience, a business degree, and strong communication skills for our Risk Advisory Senior Analyst role. Passion for impact and innovation is a must.
  • You will analyze results, create visual presentations, build relationships, conduct research, propose initiatives, and provide insights to mitigate risks for a dynamic Risk Advisory role.


  • 2+ years of experience in management consulting, project management, operations, operational internal auditing and/or external audit/advisory (Big 4 firms experience is an asset)
  • A bachelor’s degree in business or a related field
  • MBA, CPA, PMP or similar designation is a strong asset
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong business acumen, with an ability connect the dots between the business strategy, tactics, risks, and control environment
  • Strong communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels, particularly through the development and delivery of highly visual and impactful presentations
  • Enthusiastic learner with demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced agile work environment
  • Proven problem-solver, with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, and ability to think outside the box
  • Strong work ethic and solutions-based mentality with a focus on delivering results for our stakeholders
  • Passion and exceptional desire to make an impact on the business and community


  • Help drive & execute on a portfolio of Risk Advisory assurance/advisory projects within a dynamic environment by working with integrated project teams, primarily focusing on analyzing results to help better understand, communicate, and evaluate any significant business issues. This will include preparing and delivering materials across the planning, execution, and reporting stages of a project’s lifecycle.
  • Work directly with key stakeholders throughout the business to lead, execute, and produce highly visual presentations which connect the dots in a simple and business-oriented way, skillfully capturing current and emerging risks, current state landscape, potential issues and opportunities, and recommendations based on deep understanding of root cause.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal/external partners and co-workers to understand current and emerging challenges.
  • Conduct research of new and emerging issues impacting our businesses, and propose fresh and creative ways to use this information to our competitive advantage.
  • Propose and lead initiatives to enhance the quality of our service delivery including benchmarking, industry events, thought leadership, relationship building, training and competency development.
  • Extend your personal reach and impact by proactively identifying and raising ideas on areas where data and process driven insights may add value or mitigate risk.
  • Perform any ad-hoc requests by management as necessary.


What is the focus of the Risk Advisory group?

The Risk Advisory group is focused on delivering innovative, valuable, and effective advisory and assurance, business risk management, and technology-based solutions across the Loblaw portfolio of companies.

What are the responsibilities of the Senior Analyst, Risk Advisory?

The Senior Analyst, Risk Advisory is responsible for leading and executing high-impact advisory and assurance engagements, building relationships with stakeholders, researching emerging risks, and presenting on real-time risk areas impacting the business.

What type of projects does the Risk Advisory team work on?

The team's engagements range from process optimization, data analytics, risk assessments, assurance over high-risk programs, and special consulting projects as requested by senior management and the Board.

What kind of skills does an individual need to be successful in the role of Senior Analyst, Risk Advisory?

An individual should have a curious, entrepreneurial, and business-oriented mindset, be self-driven, possess critical thinking, data visualization, and interpersonal skills to tap into data sources and address important business challenges.

At Loblaw, we're developing innovative products and solutions. Our focus is on empowering Canadians to Live Life Well.

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Mission & Purpose

Our Purpose – Live Life Well Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw – and its portfolio of grocery, health and beauty, financial services and apparel businesses – provides Canadians with an unparalleled mix of value, assortment and convenience, and offers Canadians two of the country’s most recognized brands – President’s Choice and no name. The acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, along with the powerful Life Brand and Optimum brand, has only served to reinforce our leadership position in the marketplace. As well, our PC Plus program, omni-channel efforts and multicultural merchandising offerings continued to be points of differentiation for our customer experience. In 2019, Loblaw has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.