Senior Financial Analyst
2d ago


POSITION Senior Financial Analyst Manufacturing

DIVISION Nestlé Waters Canada Finance Department


About Nestlé Waters Canada

If you are looking for a challenging position with Canada’s leading bottled water company, here’s your chance to join our team!

Nestlé Waters Canada is committed to conducting our business in a way that is sustainable, both in terms of our packaging and the natural resources we use.

We're focused on advancing our commitment to health and hydration by providing access to safe, clean water.

Nestlé Water's position in the Canadian bottled water market is unmatched. The Company sells both the leading domestic natural spring water brand -

Nestlé Pure Life - and the leading international natural spring water / mineral water brands - Acqua Panna, Perrier and S.

Pellegrino. More than half of all domestic spring water products sold in Canada are produced by Nestlé Waters Canada and almost three-

quarters of international water brands sold in Canada are marketed by Nestlé Waters Canada.

Learn more about Nestlé Waters Canada at http : / / / en / jobs

This is a salaried Position

We currently have an opening for a Senior Finance Analyst in our Guelph, Ontario plant. The qualified candidate will perform multiple tasks under flexible conditions in an office environment with 25% of their time spent engaged on the factory floor.

The ability to work in cross-functional teams to perform daily problem-solving initiatives is paramount.

Major Responsibilities :

  • Monitor P&L statement for accurate account and cost center postings on a weekly basis
  • Responsible for Managing Purchasing, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable Processes to ensure accuracy and adherence to internal controls
  • Maintain factory Master Data / Costing within SAP and ensure accurate product costing
  • Budgeting, tracking, analyzing, and forecasting variable costs labor, energy, and operating supplies
  • Monitor and analyze Process Order Variances (direct material variances)
  • Analyze monthly financial results to ensure accuracy and explain drivers for variances
  • Assist with monthly preparation of financial reporting package, monthly KPI reporting
  • Work with Controller to prepare monthly forecast
  • Complete work order settlement and track maintenance spending for all departments
  • Completing production order variance calculation, settlement, and closing
  • Participating in and leading multiple problem-solving initiatives to reduce factory losses
  • Serve as Finance liaison to the Managers of Operations, Focused Improvement, and TPM
  • Interfacing with Operations on a regular basis through daily and weekly operating reviews
  • Support Inventory Team on analysis of adjustments
  • Assist in management of factory fixed assets
  • Assist with yearly budget process
  • Work on projects as assigned by the Controller
  • Work with other NWNA factories to build best practices
  • Periodic travelling may be necessary (2-3 times per year)
  • Qualifications :

  • University business / accounting degree
  • CPA designation or currently in final stages of completion
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience with Finance and Cost Accounting
  • SAP experience is an asset
  • Exposure to Supply Chain operations, specifically manufacturing preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills required; including pivot table and macros skills
  • Strong attention to detail with keen instinct for the larger picture
  • Detail oriented, results focused, self-motivated Team player, accountable and dedicated to continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical and multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize duties with a sense of urgency
  • Effectively handles pressures and demands of multiple customers and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge current status and shows how things can be improved
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Six Sigma belt certification or TPM experience is a plus
  • Adherence to confidentiality
  • REFERRALS ARE WELCOME! External Applicants should apply via http : / / / en / jobs.

    Nestlé Waters Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require.

    Nestlé Waters will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.

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