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Financial Analyst - Operations and Costing (Closed)

Job Highlights
Mississauga
Direct Hire
$80,000
About the Opportunity
  • Maintenance of accounting and costing master data for all materials (Raw Materials, WIP and Finished Goods), in charge of updates of inventory costs, including review and update of BOMs, routings and allocations
  • Analyze and explain changes in production cost drivers against targets, including overhead variance analysis. Identify products that are being produced below margin expectations
  • Collection and review of production and packaging labor actuals and compare vs. standards
  • Support in calculation of cost standards for new products or changes in existing products, presenting data and comparisons to Plan to Finance and Operations
  • Compute direct labor and manufacturing overhead rates for each location regularly and update all relevant ERP, quoting, and accounting systems with the new rates
  • Analyze and report inventory purchases and usage. Work closely with operations to fully understand and report the cause of all variances
  • Monitor changes to the manufacturing reporting system to ensure that all changes are correct from the standpoint of determining product cost and inventory valuation
  • Prepare and review the inventory/cost of goods sold journal entries, and all related reports and analysis to ensure proper valuation of inventory
  • Perform various month end activities, including journal entries, variances analysis and management reporting
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve the cost accounting systems, processes, and procedures
  • Develop and maintain Inventory and Cost Accounting reporting at various levels. Aid with generating reports and data exports
  • Support capital appropriation requests with financial analysis and capital process guidance
  • Support supply chain and procurement team
  • Apply continuous improvement methodologies to support the financial aspects of the manufacturing costing process, and other finance processes in general
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis and modeling
About You
  • Major in finance, accounting and/or business focus is preferred and/or Professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, CA, CPA) is preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of finance or accounting experience
  • Excel mastery and financial systems acumen (SAP experience is an asset)
  • Experience with cannabis, CPG, supply chain, pharmaceutical, medical device or consumer products is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - ability to prepare and clearly & concisely present complex financial analytics and insights to senior business and financial partners is required
  • Resourceful and independent. Demonstrated success within a challenging environment with a high degree of change and complexity
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles, and ability to manage a strong compliance environment is required
  • An active learner and ambitious individual who will take pride and ownership of both short-term & long-term objectives- have a sense of urgency and works well under pressure
Pay Rate
$40/hour

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #372465.
 
You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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