Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
As a member of the Conagra Canada Finance leadership team you are responsible for leading the general accounting function. Your responsibilities include managing the financial close, ensuring continued SOX compliance, maintaining a strong internal controls environment within the Conagra Canada business and working with various shared service partners to define and document the local support structure, including appropriate local policies and procedures. You will manage, lead and coach a team of 4 professionals.
Provide leadership and support to the general accounting function team of 4 professionals
Overall responsibility for monthly close and reporting activities
Support SG&A cost center forecast and actual reporting
Responsible for defining and documenting the local support model for Accounts Payable support, including the formalization of appropriate procurement policies and approval of new vendor setups
Ensure continued SOX compliance and the maintenance of a strong internal controls environment within the Conagra Canada business
Finance lead for Canadian contract review process
Actively identify and implement process improvements in the General Accounting areas ensuring that process improvements focus on simplicity, accountability and also bring value to the Conagra Canada business.
Act as a liaison with the US COE for AP, AR, Corporate Accounting and Tax teams
Lead Finance functional initiatives as requested
Partner with IT to find technological solutions that create process efficiencies
Qualifications, Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
5-10 years financial analysis experience
Accounting designation CPA/CMA certification required
Strong internal control and process documentation experience
Demonstrated experience leading teams
Previous experience working within a shared service environment is preferred
Exceptional PC skills required (spreadsheet, database management, power point, word processing, etc…)
Experience with SAP/BW/BI/BPC or other multi-dimensional database tools is an asset
Strong leadership, interpersonal, communications, organizational and financial skills – ability to interact with all levels of management.
Strong work ethic with a high level of energy who can take a “roll-up-the-sleeves” approach
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi, Conagra Brands considère les postulants qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard à la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire. Conagra Brands s'engage à travailler et offrir des accommodements aux individus ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance ou si vous avez des besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous pouvez transmettre votre demande par courriel à Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en considération votre demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.