Senior Finance Analyst - Operations

<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: <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>As the Sr. Financial Analyst, you will work as a business partner in providing overall financial support in making informed strategic decisions &amp; Financial/Business Analysis. In addition, this role will support the preparation of daily and monthly management reports and analysis, including Variance, Root Cause and KPI analysis. This role is a split between Operations Finance (which is daily, weekly and monthly reporting) and FP &amp; A which is basically Customer Reporting, Freight, Trade Spend analysis (monthly and ad hoc) and sales reporting. The role is 85% working with operations data and 15% FP &amp; A.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>What We Offer:<br /><br /></strong></span></p> <ul> <li>FGF believes in Home Grown Talent, accelerated career growth with leadership training, unleashing your potential&nbsp;</li> <li>Competitive Compensation, Health Benefits, &amp; a generous flexible medical/health spending account</li> <li>RRSP matching program</li> <li>Tuition reimbursement</li> <li>Discount program that covers almost everything under the sun - Restaurants, gyms, shopping, etc.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Utilizing Financial knowledge and Business/Operations acumen to build Reports, Business models &amp; Dashboards, interoperate information, and make recommendations that drive continuous improvement and influence leaders in a rapidly changing environment</li> <li>Support in daily Operations variance analysis, identifying the key drivers for productivity variances and while working with various team develop creative solutions to look at data in order to resolve issues and improve Efficiencies</li> <li>Ensure timely collection, integrity of shift data in order to produce correct calculations &amp; reconcile data between systems to determine inconsistencies and recommend/initiate process changes to improve performance&nbsp;</li> <li>Create partnerships with Key stakeholders across the organizations, manage competing priorities, and driving solutions to issues and opportunities</li> <li>Working closely with various managers to identify cost savings opportunities, through various cost analysis techniques and KPI tracking and Analysis</li> <li>Calculate and analyze key Non-Operational spending areas and perform a root cause analysis on key Operational variances</li> <li>Create periodic reports&nbsp;and analyze variances against the standard for corrective action</li> <li>Review &amp; Manage Periodic &amp; Annual Inventory Reconciliations between all the internal &amp; External Inventory Locations and Post Inventory adjusting entries as required</li> <li>Assist in the preparation of annual verification of physical inventory and matching the inventory with 3rd party logistics providers</li> <li>Build analytical models to perform ad-hoc financial analysis to provide a broad perspective on financial impact and make recommendations to Management</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>University or College degree in Accounting/Finance or working towards Professional accounting designation</li> <li>4 - 6 years of accounting experience. Preferably previous Financial &amp; Root cause Analysis experience in a manufacturing environment</li> <li>Strong understanding of financial reporting, financial acumen and analytical skills</li> <li>Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills and required to work with multiple cross-functional business partners</li> <li>Advocate for continuous process improvement and process optimization</li> <li>Ability to work under tight deadlines with an ability to manage multiple competing priorities and be flexible and resilient</li> <li>Advanced Excel and other Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint</li> <li>Experience in SAP, VBA &amp; MS POWER BI will be considered an asset</li> <li>This role is delivery-focused and requires late/adjusted hours on an ongoing basis</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span data-ccp-props="{&quot;201341983&quot;:0,&quot;335559739&quot;:0,&quot;335559740&quot;:240}"><strong>Disclaimer:</strong>&nbsp;The above describes the general responsibilities, required knowledge and skills.  Please keep in mind that other duties may be added or this description may be amended at any time.&nbsp;</span></p>