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Finance Analyst in Missisauga ON

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Maple Leaf Foods
Finance Analyst
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Finance Analyst- Supply Chain

Position Title: Finance Analyst- Supply Chain
Company: Maple Leaf Foods
Department: Finance
Date Posted: 2020-06-09 10:21:07

Location: Mississauga - Ontario
Reference No.: 13538264
Emp. Type: Contract

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging. We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values

  • Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble

Finance Analyst - Supply Chain (Contract) Meadowvale

The Opportunity:

As a part of Supply Chain Finance team, this position will be responsible for analyzing and reporting Freight & Storage results for Prepared Meats; understanding and investigating the variances. The Finance Analyst will also support inventory reporting and will work closely with the Inventory Management team providing accurate and timely financial analysis support and other requirements. This position reports directly to Finance Manager, Supply Chain.

A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:

  • Perform month-end activities including accruals, allocations, adjusting entries, etc.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly & monthly reporting for Freight & Storage and Inventory, including variance explanations and cost trackers.
  • Play a key role in the annual budgeting and forecasting process including updating templates and interacting with business leaders to obtain their inputs. Maintain and update planning freight and storage model used for standard rates.
  • Maintain the standard F&S rates in SAP and act as a key point of contact with respect to any questions. Work closely with commercial teams on distribution estimates.
  • Investigate Freight & Storage variances, analyze trends and provide explanation to management.
  • Provide Ad Hoc reporting and support requests from various areas of the business.
  • Prepare and maintain the department’s weekly financial Metrics for analysis and distribution.
  • Reconcile & balance Finished Goods inventories in SAP.
  • Provide support in various analytical initiatives and cost saving projects.
  • Update and maintain all SOP&##39;s, Master Templates, monthly data files.

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • Post-secondary education in a finance/business related program is required
  • 1-3+ years of progressive finance experience in an ERP environment
  • Strong analytic and advanced problem solving.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills with the ability to present financial information to non-financial functions
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Must have excellent systems skills and advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with cost accounting, budgeting and internal controls
  • Must strongly demonstrate our Maple Leaf Leadership values

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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