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Finance Manager - Marketing
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Accounting
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: October 20, 2021
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

At Arterra Wines Canada, we love inspiring the big and small moments that happen when our products are shared and enjoyed. For us it’s not just about what’s in and on the bottle, it’s what happens in people’s lives when we’re a part of them that keeps us thirsting for more and not resting on our laurels as Canada’s largest and most enjoyed wine company. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we’re looking for people who do the same.

We are currently recruiting for a detail-oriented, team player to support our organization as a Finance business partner supporting the Marketing team. This person will have the opportunity to provide reporting, analytics, and insights into the financial aspects of the business to influence business decision making during day-to-day operations, month end, forecasting and planning. Ensure accuracy and clarity of key business drivers and drive accountability. Participate in and lead discussions on process, projects, and business improvement. Reporting, analytics, and insights created by this role are highly visible and directly support the leadership team.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Finance business partner to Marketing business leadership teams and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide reporting, analytics, and insights into the financial aspects of the business to influence business decision making during day-to-day operations, month end, forecasting and planning. Ensure accuracy and clarity of key business drivers and drive accountability.
  • Participate in and lead discussions on process, projects, and business improvement. Reporting, analytics, and insights created by this role are highly visible and directly support the leadership team.
  • Overall responsibility to provide meaningful analysis and forecasting to Business Leadership
  • Lead the monthly financial close for area of responsibility, ensuring accurate and timely recognition of results. Provide insights and commentary monthly keeping apprised of business drivers and challenges.Partner with business leaders to challenge their understanding of the variances and to ensure appropriate actions are taken to attain annual plans. Assess impact of month results on future forecast and required actions by teams.
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting of financials for area of responsibility by ensuring consistency with strategic guidelines and constraints. Monitor, forecast and challenge spending to ensure budget compliance with business unit owners. Develop and maintain monthly Risk and Opportunities analysis and reporting by leveraging our Sales and Operations Planning processes.
  • Participate on cross-functional project teams as the finance lead to provide functional leadership in benchmarking, identifying opportunity areas, and tracking improvement and challenging the teams thinking. Required to understand the business and systems to be able to provide ad hoc analysis, commentary, and reporting as requested by senior leaders.
  • Provide insights and work with key stakeholders to develop action plans where necessary.

What You Will Bring:

  • University degree in Business, Analytics or Finance, ideal candidate will also possess an Accounting designation (CPA) or MBA
  • 4-6 years of experience in a similar role for a large Consumer Packaged Goods company
  • Superior analytical skills with the ability to drive useful business insights, ability to think outside the box
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, ideal candidate will also have exposure / competency using analytics tools such as Hyperion and Power BI

Core Competencies:

  • Enthusiastic learner with demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast paced changing work environment
  • Proactive individual with the ability to effectively manage various projects simultaneously to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a growing area and build financial models in an environment with high level of ambiguity
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other functions and build strong working relationships
  • Influencing skills and ability to challenge the status quo to simplify processes
  • Strong degree of ownership and accountability with high attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Benefits and Pension Plan
  • Product Allowances & Safe Ride Home Program
  • An organization that cares about Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of wine

Number of Openings:

1

We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.

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