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Senior Finance Analyst Operations
The Opportunity :
This position provides financial leadership, support and analysis to the plant management team. The role requires that the incumbent work closely with plant management to identify opportunities to improve results within the plant.
This position is responsible to execute standard control processes on assets and ensure accuracy of all plant financial reporting.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do :
Ensure all company financial policies and procedures are adhered to.
Provide timely and accurate daily and weekly cost reporting to the plant management team.
Provide accurate weekly / monthly forecasts for overall plant results in a timely manner.
Lead all period-end financial activities for the plant.
Interpret financial results.
Identify, recommend and support cost improvement opportunities.
Play an integral role in the development of new product costing (from development to launch) and ensure current product costs accurately reflect the manufacturing process by product.
Assist in development of costing and reporting for facilities not yet on MLF standard costing.
Support tracking of cost savings for capital projects.
Perform periodic analysis of overhead spending and provide management with the information required to make future spending decisions.
Work with the plant team to ensure that financial documents and business case write ups provide pertinent analysis and sufficient justification to support capital expenditures.
Manage the overall budget process for the plant. Work with functional managers to ensure budget submission is complete, accurate and on time.
On site responsibility to ensure accounting procedures adhere to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and approved corporate policies.
On site C3 custodian to ensure critical inventory and purchasing procedures are in control, and responsible for Quarterly Self Test submissions.
Provide guidance and coaching to non-finance managers regarding issues of financial control and compliance.
Responsible for gathering and filing related business documents and control (proof of delivery, purchase order, invoice and receiving documentation, leasing contracts, inventory count documentation)
Support Reliability Management with KPI tracking and reporting.
Support Production Management and Material Control with regular inventory cycle count review and perform re-counts and random verification checking when required / applicable.
Support Operations team in Product Traceability exercises through SAP data extraction and support document search and presentation.
Provide cross-facility support during absences and vacations.
What we have to offer you :
Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
Professional and career development opportunities
Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Commitment to Learning courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
Employee Assistance Program
What you will bring :
Post Secondary Education in a finance / business related program required
2+ years of progressive manufacturing costing experience in an ERP environment (SAP preferred)
Actively working towards a professional accounting designation program (CGA, CA, CMA)
Ability to work independently
Strong attention to detail
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to coach and mentor others
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
Ability to work and drive improvements within a team environment
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to present financial information to non- financial functions.
Advanced knowledge of MS office and experience with SAP
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.