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 Business Analytics Project Lead
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Accounting,Analyst
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 08, 2018
Job Location:
25 Sheppard Ave W
North York, ON
M2N 6S

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Job Description

Good Food, Good Life is the very essence of Nestlé. This philosophy can be traced back to our beginnings. The Nestlé Company was founded in 1867 by Henri Nestlé, who developed the first milk-based baby formula. Today, over 150 years later, we are recognized as the world’s largest Food and Beverage Company employing around 280,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world. Nestlé Canada has a wide variety of food, beverage and nutrition products to help you and your family live happier and healthier lives including: Gerber and Good Start, Nescafé, KitKat, Smarties, Aero, Delissio, Häagen-Dazs, Boost, Purina, and Nestlé Waters. Nestlé Canada supports your personal growth with a people-focused culture and a flexible and diverse working environment. Find out why, There is more to Life at Nestlé…

We offer you:

  • Great comprehensive benefits package including Health and Dental benefits that start on day one.
  • Excellent training and development programs as well as opportunities to grow within the company.
  • Comprehensive Total Rewards Package and Company Matched Retirement Plan.

The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Decision Support Finance team through identifying efficiencies for users in the finance function and improving decision making within the finance organization through effective project management skills to understand business needs/requirements, utilization of existing tools/reports, development of analytic tools/reports, and elimination of redundancy in report creation. There is also the opportunity to create and work closely with the Decision Support System Tool Developer to develop solutions for data analysis.

Major Responsibilities

  • Deliver technical solutions that meet business requirements for providing simple insights as well as enabling business decisions through effective project and stakeholder management.
  • Create full back up support documentation for tool maintenance of all solutions created.
  • Create and maintain various dashboards to support business decisions.
  • Effectively train end users on solutions created to maximize usage of solutions created and ongoing development of end users within the organization.
  • Create and maintain solution/tool log, to ensure only actively used tools are maintained, and tools with less favourable ratings are revised/decommissioned.
  • Post evaluation with end users every 6 months (for each major tool provided) - Develop and enhance systems as user and business needs change.
  • Run on-going help clinics: to provide informal support on an ad hoc basis for tools such as Excel, Qlikview, Business Objects etc.


  • Completion of University Degree in Finance, Business Analytics or Business Administration and completion or working towards an Accounting Designation (CPA) is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of financial or analytical focused roles and strong experience with simplifying data and highlighting key insights.
  • Must be able to write Macros.
  • Experienced user of SAP Business Objects, Qlikview or similar analytics tools required.
  • Must be passionate about insight, big data and business analytics.
  • Prior experience in Accounting / Finance function preferred.
  • Experience of Project Management is required.
  • Able to handle multiple conflicting priorities and ad-hoc requests effectively - understanding business requirements and priorities is key.
  • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience considered an asset.

Please note; Education Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates.

If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and you want to make your mark in the World’s Largest Food and Beverage Company, we look forward to hearing from you!

Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those

individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The closing date for this position is January 24, 2018


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