Senior Financial Analyst - Business Planning & Analysis
Yankee Candle
Oakville, Ontario
5d ago

Job Summary :

Thisposition reports to the Senior Finance Manager, Business Planning &Analysis. Responsibilities include providing the necessary support to deliversolid financial results and business analytics for the Division.

This role willrequire active involvement in the month end, budget, and forecasting processfor the Division, working very closely with Sales, Marketing and DivisionFinance.

KeyResponsibilities :

Provide insight and analysis into drivers offinancial results and key metrics

Work with the Sales and Sales Planning teamson strategic initiatives, providing leadership and direction from a financeperspective

Prepare customer and product line reporting,identify profitability trends, and deliver recommendations to improve results

Support trade analytics and review ofcustomer investments (pricing exceptions, promotions, programming etc.)

Maintain accurate departmental overhead expenseforecasts with variance commentary

Participation in monthly Billing meeting sales reviews

Month end closing journal entries and G / Laccount reconciliations

Maintain accurate P&L forecasts withvariance commentary

Track business risks and opportunities

Customer claims / rebate analysis andaccounting

Ad hoc projects as assigned


8+ yearsof experience in Accounting / Finance field

Accountingdesignation, CA, CMA, CGA

SolidBusiness acumen

Abilityto interact at all levels of the organization

Superiorteamwork and communication skills


Soundjudgment and problem-solving skills

Demonstratedability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously

PreferredQualifications :

SAP experiencea plus

Hyperionexperience a plus

ConsumerPackaged Goods industry experience a plus

If you feel you need accommodation becauseof illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at289-

291-5655 at your earliest convenience. You will also be briefed onthe Company's policies regarding accommodation and the Accessibility forOntarians with Disabilities Act ("AODA") during your orientationprocess

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