Marketing Manager (Budget and Finance Specialist)


Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2V5

Req ID:  40174
Jobs by Category:  Sales and Marketing
Job Function:  Marketing
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team


Our team spends our days supporting the Marketing Communication team’s strategic decision making, budget allocation, and planning. We support the TELUS Consumer Solutions portfolio, including TELUS, Koodo and Public Mobile brands. In this exciting role, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing our Advertising & Promotions (A&P) budgeting process across various brands and business units in our portfolio. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of financial processes including budget tracking and management, accruals, Statement of Work (SOW) management and invoice management, and will be a highly organized, process-driven collaborator, with strong analytical acumen.

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together


  • Manage the A&P budget and maintenance of our Master Budget file throughout the year, including changes, cuts, reallocations, incremental spend and reclasses
  • Own end-of-month and end-of-year process and deliverables, including accrual submission, reclasses and triage, working closely with our Finance team
  • Manage SOW creation process in FieldGlass between our team, our primes and our agency partners
  • Analyze budget trends and patterns as needed to assist with strategic decision making; support the Marketing Communications teams by providing budget views throughout the year for reporting purposes as needed (eg. Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs), Campaign Reporting, YoY analysis, etc.)
  • Bring various groups and primes together for budget change alignment as needed
  • Support the Manager of Strategy & Planning, Marketing Communications Directors and fellow team members to set, forecast and share annual A&P budgets, updating as needed throughout the year
  • Act as the point of contact for all budget and billing issues, working with our Finance, Fieldglass and SAP teams as needed; assist team members with budget processes and workflow steps as needed, sharing knowledge and expertise across the team
  • Assist with agency and campaign scorecards





You’re a missing piece of the puzzle


  • You can effectively and proactively manage a large budget with accuracy and efficiency
  • Consistently demonstrating strong project management skill sets focused on setting goals and optimizing performance
  • Your attention to detail and analytical skills is apparent in your ability to create and present highly detailed financial insights
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with diverse groups and partners to achieve outcomes that drive success for our teams
  • Positive attitude and collaborative by nature with a strong drive to support team members
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and operate independently; adaptable and able to navigate a complex organization
  • Constantly looking for ways to improve our processes and ways of working, taking the initiative to make change and drive enhancements




  • A degree in Business Administration and / or accounting accreditation
  • Experience in proactively managing budgets, forecasting, adjusting & accruing
  • Working knowledge of SAP and Fieldglass
  • Work with visualization tools (Tableau and Domo)
  • Knowledge of the Google suite of applications, notably Slides and Sheets
  • Knowledge of Marketing practices and A&P is considered an asset
  • Highly organized, process-oriented and strong analytical skills
  • Action-oriented personality with strong business acumen and data-driven approach
  • Expert knowledge of data and analytic techniques that incorporate well into storytelling



Salary Range:  $67,000-$101,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  12%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





Sales and Marketing

Help us, help our customers make a real connection

We are honoured to be recognized

$14.7 billion
TELUS’s annual revenue

$4.8 billion
The brand value that TELUS brings

Consecutive years our annual dividend payment has increased


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.