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Finance Area Leader – New Build (job is comparable to a Plant Finance Mgr)
Maple Leaf Consumer Foods
Ontario - Hamilton
**IF YOU ARE INTERSTED IN THIS ROLE YOU SHOULD APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AS WE WILL BE INTERVIEWING AND HIRING SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES UNTIL ALL ROLES ARE FILLED**
All internal applicants are required to apply to postings in one of two ways: apply through the Career Centre; and send your resume to the TAC Specialist identified in the internal posting.
This position will be posted until all the role has been filled.
**Please note that internally this position is comparable to a Plant Finance Manager.
This position provides financial leadership to the plant management team. This position works closely with plant management to identify opportunities to improve results within the plant. This position is responsible for the coaching and day to day direction of finance staff (4 Sr. Cost Analysts).
Provide timely and accurate daily/weekly cost reporting to the plant management team.
Provide accurate weekly / monthly forecasts for overall plant results.
Lead all period-end financial activities for the plant.
Interpret financial results and act as a consultant to help identify, recommend and support potential courses of action.
Lead Bill of Material creation activities as part of Plant 4-wall SAP project.
Work in concert with the Transformation Finance team to track financial performance vs. the New Build business case.
Integral part of new product costing (from development to launch) and ensure current product costing accurately reflects the manufacturing process by product.
Perform periodic analysis of overhead spending and provide management with the information required to make future spending decisions.
Work with the plant team to ensure that financial documents and business case write ups provide pertinent analysis and sufficient justification to support capital expenditures.
Manage the overall budget process for the plant. Work with functional managers to ensure budget submission is complete, accurate and on time.
On site responsibility to ensure accounting procedures adhere to accounting principles and approved corporate policies.
Provide guidance and coaching to non-finance managers regarding issues of financial control and compliance.
Responsible for managing the performance of direct reports including coaching and feedback.
Preferred Hiring Criteria
Finance and Administration
10 years or more
University - undergraduate degee
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION:
Post-secondary education in a finance/business related program is required.
10+ years of progressive manufacturing costing experience in an ERP environment,
Has a professional accounting designation (CGA, CA, CMA).
Previous supervisory experience.
Ability to work and provide coaching within a team environment.
Ability to coach and mentor others.
Excellent planning and organizational skills plus the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to present financial information to non-financial functions.
Familiarity with SAP is an asset.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong problem solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of MS office.
Maple Leaf Foods is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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