Why is this role important?
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Liquidity Planning the Senior Manager will be responsible for supporting the Treasury teams’ cash flow forecast, strategic planning and cash reporting activities.
As the successful candidate, you will be provided with the unique opportunity to develop and build your technical and foundational knowledge of key Treasury functions.
We believe in building our talent within; creating opportunities for our employees to grow the skills necessary to advance and prosper in future opportunities within the Organization.
Drive improvements on short-term cash flow forecast at George Weston Group of Companies by developing strong partnerships with the businesses and coordinating with appropriate stakeholders across the enterprise to evaluate evolving business issuesUnderstand processes and working capital requirements of businesses across the George Weston group of companies and drive efforts to improve working capital forecastingEvaluate opportunities to utilize supply chain financing to support working capital initiatives across the businessInterpret and analyze data received from the operating units and provide appropriate recommendations to unlock trapped cash in the systemProactively perform financial analysis and utilize quantitative techniques through statistical modelling to continuously improve the forecasting and liquidity planning processAnalyze variances to forecast and communicate updates to senior management on a timely basisDrive Treasury’s world-class initiative on reporting and forecasting by mapping out the processes to create efficiencies and implement the use of statistical analytical tools and technologies (i.
e., Power BI, R, Python, etc.)Produce cash reporting and support the review of financial statements as it relates to cash flow and liquidityAssist in preparing presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly / quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the companySupport other Treasury initiatives and functions, as required
3 to 5 years of experience managing cash flows & corporate liquidity or similar capacityUniversity degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or Math is requiredGood working understanding of accounting concepts and financial statementsAccounting / Finance designation (CPA or CFA) is preferredForward thinking and inquisitive, with a willingness to actively engage in understanding the businessStrong quantitative and analytical skills with aptitude for create effective spreadsheets and explain variancesExcellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and able to communicate and with all levels of the organization, in a professional and competent manner