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 a century 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…
This position supports the factory Local Committee (LC) 2 as
a finance co-pilot in the pursuit of cost optimization and compliance at the
factory by providing visibility and insight into manufacturing variances. This will include proposing corrective actions
based on sound knowledge of manufacturing processes and cost drivers. Scope
will include working closely with the LC2 team and the Factory Management team.
This role requires a “roll up the sleeves” type person who thrives on making
- Preparation of input data for Period-end Close (PEC) and
execution of PEC activities at plant level; ensuring that the Costing Standards
for Manufacturing (CSM) are followed.
- Assist the Factory Controller in preparing the inputs for the
Standard Cost Budget (SCB) and Dynamic Forecast (DF) including the challenge of
assumptions, working with factory management and staff to gather information,
assist with preparation of presentation and sign off with management.
- Ensure compliance with internal controls by providing root
cause analysis of daily, weekly and monthly variance reporting, revision of
line standards through the quarterly review process and completion of master
- Finance “co-pilot’ to the factory Local Committee in the
pursuit of cost improvement opportunities projects by challenging assumptions,
providing savings estimates and helping prioritize initiatives within the
Operational Master Plan.
- Active participation in NCE Operational Review meetings
(i.e. DOR, WOR) and provide costing/variance information for measures as well
as decision-useful information such as loss tree analysis and opportunity
- The finance co-pilot needs to be skilled at respectful
challenge and driving a zero loss mentality. Collaborate with cross-functional
teams to evaluate financial feasibility of product innovation/renovations,
including analyzing cost input variables.
- A university or college degree in Finance or Business
Administration. CPA, CGA, CMA or CA designation and/or MBA considered a strong
- Advanced Microsoft office skills, including Excel,
PowerPoint and Word.
- Experience using or knowledge of SAP an asset.
- Strong communication skills, including presentation of
financial information to non-financial users.
- A self-starter, with strong analytical skills, the ability
to prioritize workflow and operate independently in a demanding, fast-paced
- Strong relationship builder with the ability to manage
through influence and collaboration.
- Able and willing to get into the details.
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!
Please note; Education Verification, Reference Checks and
Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified
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 posting is September 26, 2017