Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!
Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada's premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centres, and 5 production facilities nationwide.
We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.
Our brands include:
Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, evian® and A&W®.
About our People
We are committed to doing our best every day and our core values define and reflect how we work:
- Safety First
About this opportunity
As a key contributor in monthly forecasting, reporting, and annual business planning, this position will be responsible for interpreting, analyzing and actioning material master data and direct material variances for Canada.This position is designed to build business and technical knowledge in the discipline of manufacturing, product cost development, and control.
Analyze results monthly/quarterly for productivity savings initiatives
Report out variance analysis on a weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual basis and assist in the creation of forecasts
Partner with all relevant departments in the organization, including procurement, supply chain planning, finance, transportation and others, to ensure material master data and variances are accurately collected, submitted and reviewed
Support the preparation of material for the monthly commodity and currency risk management (“CCRM”) meeting and action any decisions reached in the meeting. Monthly tracking of financial results against CCRM decisions and book journal entries to ensure financials reflect all hedging activities and potential rebates.
Assist in the control and maintenance of standard cost system
Perform month-end and year-end closing functions that pertain to Cost of Sales
Perform and report out standard cost analysis and impacts of purchase price variance
Vet reasonability of productivity initiatives savings for direct materials on monthly/quarterly basis
Perform & report out to management forecast impacts of purchase price variance for the business
Prepare volume/price/mix analysis on cost of sales
Participate in preparing the annual budget and the periodic reforecast of cost of sales and ensure costing is updated timely and accurately
Focus on continual process improvement and ensure compliance and control, create if/as needed, standard procedures and policies for data control
Develop weekly reporting that allows us to identify any potential errors in standard costing
Participate in periodic routines with CCBSS Finance to review rebates and hold monthly meeting with Procurement Finance to prepare for month end functions and purchase price variance reporting and analysis
Develop and maintain solid partnerships with stakeholders, procurement, supply chain and operations
Maintain highest level of confidentiality concerning bottler pricing structure and product roll outs
Participate and manage ad-hoc projects and other duties as they arise
Resolve and clearly communicate any issues with relevant stakeholders
Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
MBA, CPA preferred
Minimum one to three years of experience in accounting or finance
Firm understanding of inventory accounting and related movements as well as a firm understanding of absorption costing and variable vs fixed expenses
Cost accounting Experience with an ERP or MRP system, SAP experience is preferred
Excellent analytical approach
Understanding of production, warehouse and distribution processes
Broad experience in production/deployment planning in a complex environment
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Strong communication and influence skills
Solid business writing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office products; knowledge of advanced Excel functionality and knowledge of Access is preferred
Flexibility to adjust workload and hours when necessary
Team Skills/Collaboration – Work effectively in a team environment
Thinking Analytically - Analyze information to provide clear and concise recommendations
Exercising Judgment – Generate alternatives and assist in selecting the best option
Project Management/Prioritizing – Ensure the timely completion of designated objectives
Speaking and Writing – Clearly articulate relevant ideas, opinions and information
Potential to travel up to 10% of time in North America.
Important All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (Coke Canada) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and drivers abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.
Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.
For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email HR@cokecanada.com.