Operations Finance Manager
McCain Foods (Canada)
Coaldale, AB
Job Description

As a member of the NA ISC Finance organization, the Operations Finance Manager proactively partners with the Plant Leadership teams to drive profitability both at the plant level and overall company. The Operations Finance Manager works collaboratively to drive actions that address opportunities and challenges and plays a critical role in the development of Operations strategies.

Lead Month End Close and Plant Financial Review for locations within responsibility.
Work with plant(s) to ensure adequate and proper internal controls
Provide financial leadership for all strategic initiatives and decisions at the plant(s)
Lead financial forecasting and budgeting for plant(s)
Lead CapEx planning, strategy and tracking with plant leadership and ensure effective capital deployment
Track and understand monthly plant manufacturing variances
Identify and participate in the resolution of potential manufacturing cost problems or opportunities
Analysis of product costs including year over year change
Manage the cost and feasibility assessments for new or revised products
Support computation of formulation and R&D driven savings changes
Recommend enhancements or tools that improve the effectiveness of the Operations Finance group
Involved in adhoc projects, capitals and initiatives across the NA Supply Chain

B.S. Degree in Accounting or Finance, or significant relevant work experience
CPA or CMA preferred
7+ years of manufacturing experience preferred, consumer products or food experience a definite plus
Solid applied understanding of cost management and accounting systems
Solid understanding of P&L’s, margins and appropriate financial metrics
Strong technical, analytical and systems skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
Experience with SAP, BPC, EDW, is a definite asset.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Must be able to investigate complex issues and to conduct root cause analysis to resolve problems
Flexibility to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
Minimal travel to the US and Canada.
Must be self-motivated, independent thinker, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, project a professional image and interact effectively with all levels and functions within the organization
Ability to build relationships, manage conflict and embrace change;
Ability to work effectively with Plant Staff, Plant Management and Corporate on a day to day basis
Ability to apply broad business perspectives and experiences to identify opportunities/risks

CompanyMcCain Foods (Canada)

Grow with Us! Farmers understand the recipe for healthy growth: good soil conditions, lots of nutrients, room to grow and a little loving care. We use only farm-fresh ingredients in all of our quality food products and it is our unwavering commitment to quality, freshness and innovation that has allowed us to grow into a global leader in providing quality food products to our customers. McCain Foods understands the recipe for healthy growth within our organization: great working conditions, a rewarding environment, room to grow and a little loving care. McCain Foods – Grow with Us!

  • McCain Foods is an EEO Employer that welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


Travel RequiredMinimal


Job Expires26-Aug-2019