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Factory Finance Analyst (urgent)

Factory Finance Analyst- URGENT!!!

Rexdale, ON

 At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward each other, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have a passion to grow this business and we’re looking for the right people to share our passion – those that love what they do, come to play every day and not sit on the sidelines, and are looking for exciting career opportunities.


About the Role!

The Factory Finance Analyst is the local lead for the finance function in the factory and has the responsibility to drive financial performance and to assure financial control as per Upfield/Legal standards. He/she is an active member of the Site Leadership team and plays an important role in the North America SC Finance organization.


Main Responsibilities

Factory Performance

  • Provide accurate and timely financial reporting to support the delivery of the site’s costs targets
  • Report the status and delivery of Value Creation projects and partner with local team on new initiatives
  • Financial modeling and analysis in support of capital investments, site strategy, and other adhoc business proposals

Financial Control

  • Maintenance of financial controls – ensuring adherence to Upfield’s accounting policy and raising awareness of risk management and financial controls compliance
  • Control of the site Balance Sheet
  • Proper accounting of Capital Investments (CAPEX).
  • Budget for site conversion costs and delivery of a timely forecast – highlighting potential deviations from these budgets.


About you!

  • Responsible for financial activities in the site: delivery of factory result, management of capital expenditure, accurate and timely reporting of actuals, financial and cash flow forecasting, and application of activity-based costing (ABC)
  • Finance business partner to the Factory Leader and the Leadership Team – providing decision support and financial analysis.
  • Drive value creation initiatives and partner with cross-functional teams to deliver sustainable cost improvement
  • Reports to the NA Factory Finance Manager as an important member of the NA SCF Organization


Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years Accounting/Finance experience required.
  • Self-driven and able to operate with little management oversight.
  • Sharp financial skills across accounting, controlling, and business partnering.
  • System expertise with SAP or another business ERP (Oracle, JDE).
  • Passion for cross-functional involvement (close relationship with Supply Chain team).


You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.


About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!