Senior Financial Analyst
Employment Type: Regular
Bimbo Canada is a market leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread, bakery and snacking products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Stonemill,® McGavins,® Orowheat®, Vachon® and Takis®. The company operates 16 bakeries and employs approximately 4,200 associates across Canada. Bimbo Canada pursues the goal of creating value by being at the forefront of manufacturing and service delivery innovation in the baking industry through the continued improvement and refinement of its supply chain network. Bimbo Canada serves major grocery chains, retail outlets and food service operations across Canada with a robust offering of both branded and private label products.
Bimbo Canada is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to support our Commercial Finance team with a variety of responsibilities, including, but not limited to supporting the Sales team, financial modeling & analysis, variance reporting, closing of period end, forecasting, preparation of the annual budget, customer P&L analysis, and other ad-hoc responsibilities.
§ Work closely with the Sales team to provide financial support such as P&L customer analysis to aid in understanding of results and better management of each business segment (customer, category, region, market, other)
§ Preparation and review of monthly results, performing root cause variance analysis versus budget, prior year, and other benchmarks as required
§ Deep understanding of the business and period end financial drivers of comprehensive Profit & Loss Statements especially at variable contribution margin. Drivers include commercial volumes, returns, pricing, trade spend, gross profit, cost of goods, margins, and others
§ Bi-weekly and monthly presentations to respective Sales & Regional customers
§ Development and preparation of trend analysis by channel to guide forward looking expectations
§ Communicate business results to Sales leaders and Internal stakeholders
§ Accountable for development, production and optimization of information databases and standard reporting
§ Train and develop Sales & Commercial team’s financial acumen, and support on Commercial reporting tools
§ Leverage previous experience and learn to optimize current processes, reporting, daily tasks, etc.
§ Other Ad-hoc financial / business projects and reporting as required
§ Minimum 3 years of experience
§ Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including VBA / Macros)
§ Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail
§ Ability to communicate and present clearly with a variety of audiences
§ Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a high paced work environment
§ Must be a proactive, team player who has the ability to work with limited supervision
§ University or College degree in Accounting / Finance / Business
§ CPA / CFA designation or enrollment in CPA / CFA Certification Program considered an asset
§ Experience in Commercial Finance and / or consumer packaged goods considered an asset
§ CPG experience another strong asset
Please note all offers of employment at Bimbo Canada Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.
Bimbo Canada Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity, equity and belonging in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Bimbo Canada Accessibility at [email protected]