Finance Manager Controller - Sales - Danone Canada

Danone - Boucherville, QC (30+ days ago)

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Danone Canada is the country’s largest consumer-facing B Corporation. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone Canada is looking for a Finance Manager Controller - Sales - Danone Canada in Boucherville.

Here are the main responsibilities related to this mandate:
Mission:
We have create a new role to our Finance organization in order to support the sales directors and business development managers. Your first mission will be to co-build the new role and put in place new internal/external prcesses. To do so, you will animate the trade spend and analyze the pricing, the business risks and opportunities to maximise Danone’s profitability. You will join the customer business teams already in place to insure Danone’s best interest with our customers.

More specifically:
Monthly follow up of trade spend
Develop and optimize the internal processes linked to the customer
Evaluate the business risk/opportunities received by sales
Animate and support the deduction process between sales and receivable teams in the US
Understand and approve the pricing conditions in the system
Re evaluate the remaining balances with the customers
Support the pricing strategy for product launches
Insure compliance with internal control

The ideal candidate requirements:
University degree in business administration with Finance or accounting;
CPA designation would be ideal;
Minimum of 3 years of experience including controlling / financial analyses;
Advanced Excel skills and SAP experience;
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) net sales controlling experience would be an asset;
Motivation to implement new processes and to improve existing ones;
Ability to build productive and positive business relationships, ability to listen and to influence others;
Comfortable to work with multiple complex systems and with a large quantity of data (SAP, TPM system & BI);
Fluent French & English.

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Danone Canada is a business unit of Danone and operates from headquarter offices in Boucherville, Quebec, and Mississauga, Ontario. Danone Canada is the country’s largest consumer-facing B Corporation, demonstrating that the company meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Danone Canada’s ambition is to produce healthful dairy, plant-based products and coffee creamers and beverages; create economic and social value; and nurture natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. Its portfolio of brands includes Activia, Oikos, DanActive, Danone, Silk plant-based foods and beverages, So Delicious Dairy Free and more.