Manager, Finance - Control Brands
Loblaw Companies Limited
Toronto, CA
14d ago

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

Roles and Responsibilities :

Analytics :

  • Analyzing Control Brand sales and profitability results each period, with a focus on performance vs. National Brand. Provide detailed analysis highlighting key drivers behind performance variances.
  • Findings presented to the SVP Control Brands and senior leadership within LCL. Incorporate trends and other learnings into ongoing financial analysis

  • Building a financial model to track key strategic investment initiatives related to Control Brands (Insiders, Loyalty, New and delisted products) to understand incremental profit
  • Perform sensitivity analysis to monitor and evaluate financial performance of strategies
  • Determining item level profitability to help teams identify opportunities for growth, areas of risk and concern
  • Working with large amounts of complex data and information from multiple sources and produce summaries to present to business partners
  • Validate and track cost savings maintained and negotiated by the CBST team
  • Validate and track operational revenue streams related to Control Brands
  • Interact with VP's across the businesses to plan, oversee, review, and interpret findings
  • Reporting :

  • Present periodic, quarterly results and ad hoc reporting (sales, profitability, category mix) to senior management
  • Managing the budgeting and forecasting of the admin budget, and interacting with VP’s across the Control Brands portfolio to ensure accuracy
  • Ownership of product recall process including calculating periodic recalls, determining P&L impacts, reconciling balance sheet account, working cross functionally (GL and VIF teams)
  • Support transition of weekly reporting into Microstrategy, working with the BICC team to identify criteria and test prototypes
  • Assist with the development of KPI’s and ongoing reporting
  • Qualifications

  • 3-5 years in a finance role with a focus in analytics. Retail experience preferred
  • University degree in Business / Economics / Mathematics or a related field. CPA / MBA preferred
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Strong technical skills (primarily Access- queries / macros, Powerpoint and Excel) and ability to work with large amounts of data
  • An analytical and creative thinker, with a track record of delivering results
  • Ability to translate seemingly complex concepts into clear and concise presentations
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity and make intelligent assumptions
  • Strong communication and presentation skills this position will include exposure to many different groups within the company
  • Strong personal responsibility, honesty and integrity
  • How You’ll Succeed :

    At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

    If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

    In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

    Employment Type : Full time

    Type of Role : Regular


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