Financial Analyst, FP&A

<strong>We&rsquo;re a naan traditional company&hellip;<br /><br />Working at FGF Brands, there is never a dull moment! As a successful company that is continually growing there is always challenging yet rewarding work to be a part of.&nbsp;We have an&nbsp;<em>entrepreneurial&nbsp;</em>spirit which encourages all our team members to use their own&nbsp;<em>creativity</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>out of the box</em>&nbsp;thinking to come up with solutions and new ideas.</strong>

Greater Toronto Area, ON


<p><strong>A Bakery That Runs Like A Startup</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re not your average bakery. We&rsquo;re a team of passionate thinkers and doers that are challenging the idea of what a bakery can be. We operate like a startup, powered by creativity and a &lsquo;roll up your sleeves&rsquo; mentality, to give our customers the best possible product. Our offices are just like our thinking, open and modern. Our manufacturing facilities are state-of- the-art. We expect unconventional solutions from our team members, so we give them creative spaces to inspire and collaborate.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <br /> <p>Let&rsquo;s be frank. FGF is not for everybody. Our culture is unique. We dive headfirst into the unknown. If you&rsquo;re fun-loving, talented, and fearless, we&rsquo;re for you.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>What FGF Offers:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Disruptive and a naan-traditional mindset</li> <li>An inclusive and dynamic culture</li> <li>Accelerated career progression</li> <li>Commitment to learning and development</li> <li>Opportunity to be impactful</li> <li>Competitive compensation</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong><u>Financial Analyst, FP&amp;A:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <p>The FP<span data-contrast="auto">&nbsp;</span><span data-contrast="auto">&amp;</span><span data-contrast="auto">&nbsp;</span><span data-contrast="auto">A Financial Analyst&nbsp;</span><span data-contrast="auto">will be a key member of the Financial Planning and Analysis team, assisting in the preparation and analysis of business results on a periodic basis.</span><span data-contrast="auto">&nbsp;You will be working as a business partner with Supply Chain, Sales, Procurement, and SAP teams by performing FP &amp; A for the business. In addition, this role will support the preparation of daily and monthly management reports and analysis, including a detail Variance, Root Cause, and KPI analysis for the Profit &amp; Loss (P &amp;&nbsp;</span><span data-contrast="auto">L)</span><span data-contrast="auto">&nbsp;Statement.</span><span data-ccp-props="{&quot;201341983&quot;:0,&quot;335559739&quot;:0,&quot;335559740&quot;:240}">&nbsp;</span></p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Prepare&nbsp;sales&nbsp;margin&nbsp;variance analysis&nbsp;by&nbsp;comparing actuals against Budget, Standards,&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Forecast&nbsp;at a customer &amp; item levels.&nbsp;</li> <li>Calculate and analyze key spending areas (PPV, Freight, Handling &amp; Storage, Rebate, Promo, etc.) and perform root cause analysis on key variances.&nbsp;(Actuals vs. Budget, Standards or Forecast).&nbsp;</li> <li>Analyze Financial Income Statement at a&nbsp;plant and&nbsp;production line level&nbsp;by performing root cause analysis for the variances between actuals, prior periods, and budget on a periodic basis.&nbsp;</li> <li>Analyzing&nbsp;overhead expenditures&nbsp;at a&nbsp;GL &amp;&nbsp;cost center level against budgets and providing feedback to management on the key variances.&nbsp;</li> <li>Building analytic models to perform ad-hoc analysis to provide aboard perspective on financial impact and make recommendations to Management.&nbsp;</li> <li>Working together with different departments to acquire data for required analysis.&nbsp;</li> <li>Preparing&nbsp;accruals and journal entries&nbsp;for period end and year end.&nbsp;</li> <li>Reviewing&nbsp;Power Bi&nbsp;dashboards&rsquo; data&nbsp;for accuracy.&nbsp;</li> <li>Any&nbsp;additional&nbsp;ad hoc analysis.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business.&nbsp;</li> <li>2-3 years financial analysis experience&nbsp;in a Manufacturing&nbsp;Environment (preferably food industry).</li> <li>Professional designation &ndash; CPA is preferred or working towards.</li> <li>Expert level skills using Microsoft Office &ndash; Excel&nbsp;(at minimum: VLOOKUPS, IF, Pivot Tables).</li> <li>Experience using SAP system.&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and proven track record to build trusting relationships.</li> <li>Strong financial modeling skill and ability to manipulate large amounts of data with ease and present clarity to business users.&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.</li> <li>Proven ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with numerous competing priorities and tight deadlines.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>FGF DNA:<br /><br /></strong></span></p> <p>We are foodies and our passion is baked in...<br /><br /></p> <ul> <li><strong>Customer and Product Centricity -&nbsp;</strong>You are always keeping our products front and center.</li> <li><strong>Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability&nbsp;</strong>- You embrace speed, change, and uncertainty.</li> <li><strong>Teamwork and Collaboration -&nbsp;</strong>You are a relationship builder.</li> <li><strong>Passion for Excellence -&nbsp;</strong>You look for innovative solutions and challenges the status quo.</li> <li><strong>Drives Execution -&nbsp;</strong>You are a risk taker!&nbsp;</li> </ul>