Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Cronos Group Inc. - Toronto, ON (20 days ago)

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Cronos Group is a global leader in the cannabis industry committed to producing innovative products. Our iconic brand portfolio includes PEACE NATURALS™, a global health and wellness platform, two adult-use brands, COVE™ and Spinach™, and Lord Jones™, a hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) personal care brand. Our goal is to establish the most valuable international community comprised of passionate, genuine and committed employees.

Our talented and dynamic team loves the opportunity to enhance new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Cronos Group is committed to your professional development so if you want to join our tribe, apply today!

About the Role:
If you are an agile individual who is able to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic environment with high levels of ambiguity, then this is the job for you! As the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis (“FP&A”), you will work within the Finance department and report to the Director of Finance, FP&A. This individual will lead the monthly and annual corporate forecasting processes in addition to management performance reporting. The individual plays a key role in providing insights and analysis on business trends, monthly variance analysis and informing the organization on risks and opportunities impacting financial health. The ideal candidate is energetic, collaborative and forward- thinking.

This position is based out of downtown Toronto, Ontario.

What you’ll be doing:
Spearhead the development of automated forecasting tools and templates, and lead the consolidation and coordination of the profit and loss (“P&L”) forecasting process
Own the corporate forecast timelines and ensure all stakeholders provide inputs
Be the gatekeeper of the corporate P&L, and analyze, prepare and present commentary of P&L line item variance to key stakeholders
Manage and develop the process, timelines and centralized templates for the annual plan
Communicate to all key business partners, both finance and non-finance, the critical milestone dates and ensure dates are met
Consolidate inputs, gather assumptions and prepare corporate consolidated financials
Participate with the leadership team in building the long-term strategic plan, providing foresight and recommendations to shape the future business
Champion the gross to net revenue analysis on a monthly basis, building automated financial models to explain price-volume-mix impacts versus plan and prior year
Establish and deliver key performance indicator scorecards to business stakeholders
Act as the key liaison between FP&A and other Finance functions, the gatekeeper for corporate risk and opportunities evaluation and key finance lead in the cross-functional sales and operations planning cycle
Enable capacity creation, maintain and improve on existing reporting and processes, constantly challenging the status quo to improve business processes
Support the finance ERP implementation as required

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree required; CPA or MBA preferred
7+ years of business analysis and value-added analytics and reporting experience
Prior consumer package goods or retail industry experience in a corporate FP&A function preferred
Above average Excel skills with working knowledge of Power Query, Power Pivot, tabular modelling, Access databases and understanding data structures
Proven experience building and improving processes and creating capacity for teams and functions
Proven leadership skills with excellent problem solving and multi-tasking capabilities
Able to communicate recommendations, financial information and complex issues in a logical and easily understood manner to multi-level employees
Effective project manager with a keen eye to detail, accuracy and time management capabilities

Cronos Group supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and we will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in the job application process.