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Financial Analyst (Contract)
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Analyst
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Contract
Contract Length: 1 year
Posting Date: April 15, 2019
Job Location:

Toronto, ON
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Job Description

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Duration: 12 month Contract

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning, the Financial Analyst is responsible for partnering with Lindt Key Account Managers to ensure trade spend is planned accurately and monitored throughout the year. This individual will also be responsible for producing monthly financial reports and ensuring all data is accurate.

Key Responsibilities:

Trade Spend Management:

  • Partner with the Sales team to review specified Customer accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Partner with Marketing to review and analyze the brand performance on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Support the monthly credit process
  • Provide backup support to pricing analyst

Sales & Marketing Reporting:

  • Produce monthly and ad hoc trade spend and brand reporting
  • Provide support with the monthly trade spend reconciliation
  • Responsible for the preparation of the month end financial deck

Process Improvement:

  • Identify process improvements to create efficiencies within trade spend management
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to drive continuous improvement


  • Currently designated or working towards a designation (CPA)
  • 2-3 years previous financial experience
  • Pricing experience considered an asset
  • Experience within the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry considered an asset
  • Experience with Cognos, Trade Pro Management (TPM) and JD Edwards
  • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Strong understanding of accounting rules
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office

We thank all those who have applied however, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Lindt is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request. Please contact our Human Resources department for more information.


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