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Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analysis & Deployment
Date Posted
Friday, May 10, 2019
Toronto, ON
Manufacturing, Food Products and Related


Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analysis & Deployment



Job Description

Our business is driven by good people, making good food, from good ingredients – and the result is food that makes people feel good. But it's not just about the food we make, it's about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business. From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good. McCain Foods is a global leader in the frozen food industry. We are the world’s largest manufacturer of prepared potato products, alongside our range of appetizers, meals, deserts and pizzas.

Our global family is made up of more than 21,000 people - operating 52 production facilities on six continents. A privately-owned company based in Canada, McCain generates annual sales in excess of $9.5 billion. The company’s products can be found in restaurants and retail stores in over 160 countries around the world.

Job Description:

The purpose of the Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analysis and Deployment is to provide finance business partnership and support to the PMO workstreams, through financial analysis to identify savings opportunities, completion of internal and external benchmarking, reporting on savings progress, maintaining initiative tracker, managing the PMO cost center budget in partnership with global leadership team members, actively liaising with Global FP&A and Corporate Accounting, and performing ad-hoc analysis when required.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Business Partner: Support the different workstreams on reporting, calculations and execution of specific initiatives or programs. Liaise with Corporate Accounting and Global FP&A both locally and globally to ensure a streamlined process
  • Financial Analysis/Benchmarking: Perform financial analysis and provide insights to drive performance. Complete benchmarking analysis using internal and external competitive information to identify gaps and drive new savings opportunities
  • Reporting: Report monthly savings tracker and dashboards. Monitor and track Optimal Plant Staffing savings and labour/non-labour efficiencies savings. Ensure a consistent message across different business areas
  • Initiative tracking: Update global cost tracker to ensure accurate planned savings by regions
  • Budgeting: Lead the PMO budgeting process, provide monthly budget versus actual analysis, and ensure resolution of any budget related issues

  • Minimum 3-5 years of financial experience
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Experience working cross-functionally and globally is preferred
  • A high sense of urgency and professionalism when taking on new opportunities
  • Ability to build partnerships with stakeholders from various functions and regions to ensure delivery of shared objectives
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Continuously find the most effective and efficient ways of working

Other Requirements:
  • 10-15% travel (global) required