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Business Consultant (Financial Strategist)


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  25697
Jobs by Category:  Operations
Job Function:  Operations
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



Join our team 


The Business Planning and Financial Insights team within TELUS Customer Technology Excellence (CTE) is responsible for strategic business planning and opex management (approx. $1B annual basis). As trusted partners, we help solve complex business challenges and help achieve operational and strategic goals. We provide insights and recommendations that influence key decisions made by the CTE Leadership team. Decisions that optimize resources, minimize risks, drive operational excellence, impact customer and team member experiences, and shape future business growth & transformation.


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


As a Business Consultant you will partner closely with Vice Presidents, their enablement teams and Finance to achieve business objectives within financial goals. Your drive for operational improvements, leadership and innovative thinking will help identify opportunities that will drive cost optimization within CTE and re-invest these Opex savings in priority programs that will transform TELUS future for our customers and team members.


Here’s how


  • Lead and coordinate CTE’s Strat Check financial planning, annual Opex budgeting processes and support monthly triage processes in partnership with Finance
  • Responsible for developing, measuring and reporting unit cost KPIs to accelerate cost optimization CTE teams
  • Lead projects, deep dive business analyses/ investigations and present insights and conclusions to Director/VPs to support financial decision making
  • Drive operational improvements by identifying cost saving opportunities by establishing models and processes to support prioritization and re-investment decisions
  • Collaborate with VPs across CTE to measure financial progress against both strategic and tactical initiatives





You’re the missing piece of the puzzle


  • 5 or more years of experience providing business planning and financial operational support and expertise to senior leaders
  • Track record of building and developing cross-functional relationships
  • Team player with a collaborative mindset and are able to present complex information in an easily understood manner, tailoring the communication to diverse audiences to facilitate understanding
  • Recognized for your business insight, problem solving skills, advanced analytical and financial modelling skills
  • Excellent time management, organization, and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple deliverables to oversee the portfolio in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated having high standards of performance with the ability to deal with complex concepts and ambiguity
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, and to convey insights, concepts and ideas in a clear and simple manner to senior leaders


Great to haves:


  • University degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation



A bit about us

We’re a people-first, 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

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.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.






We’re the ones that design, build, repair and maintain the billions of dollars’ worth of the infrastructure that keeps more than 15.2 million Canadians connected.

We are honoured to be recognized

Days volunteered in our communities.

Team members that work at home or are mobile.

Million customers that TELUS is serving across Canada.


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.