Senior Financial Analyst, Retail Commercial Finance

Canada Bread - Etobicoke, ON (30+ days ago)

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Bimbo Canada (formerly Canada Bread Company, Limited) is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada. It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Bimbo Canada seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being, and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

Bimbo Canada serves major grocery chains, retail outlets and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

The Senior Financial Analyst, Retail Commercial Finance will report directly into the Finance Manager, Retail Commercial and is a leader on the finance team and a strong business partner driving profitable growth and change management.

Key Responsibilities
Support Retail business (major supermarkets and grocers) month end reporting, analysis and forecasting
Coordinate with business partners to review results and analysis
Validate data integrity of business intelligence tools
Support recurring and adhoc reports, analysis and projects
Review and improve current processes for improved efficiency, relevance and quality
Provide value add operational insights and KPIs per data analytics to RCF and business partners to drive profitability and operational performance
Coordinate with business intelligence team to develop new and refine existing reports
Champion new tools to business partners and RCF (change management) to reallocate RCF capacity to value-add responsibilities

3-5 years experience is required
University or College degree in Accounting / Finance / Business preferred
CPA designation or enrollment in CPA Certification Program considered an asset
Experience in supply chain and/or consumer packaged goods considered an asset
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Oracle and Qlik Sense Experience is an asset
Must be a proactive, team player that has the ability to work with limited supervision
Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of audiences
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task in a high paced work environment
Must be proactive with the ability to work well independently or as part of a cross functional team