22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2S7
The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Liquidity Planning the Senior Manager will be responsible for supporting the Treasury teams’ cash flow forecast, strategic planning and cash reporting activities.
As the successful candidate, you will be provided with the unique opportunity to develop and build your technical and foundational knowledge of key Treasury functions. We believe in building our talent within; creating opportunities for our employees to grow the skills necessary to advance and prosper in future opportunities within the Organization.
Drive improvements on short-term cash flow forecast at George Weston Group of Companies by developing strong partnerships with the businesses and coordinating with appropriate stakeholders across the enterprise to evaluate evolving business issues
Understand processes and working capital requirements of businesses across the George Weston group of companies and drive efforts to improve working capital forecasting
Evaluate opportunities to utilize supply chain financing to support working capital initiatives across the business
Interpret and analyze data received from the operating units and provide appropriate recommendations to unlock trapped cash in the system
Proactively perform financial analysis and utilize quantitative techniques through statistical modelling to continuously improve the forecasting and liquidity planning process
Analyze variances to forecast and communicate updates to senior management on a timely basis
Drive Treasury’s world-class initiative on reporting and forecasting by mapping out the processes to create efficiencies and implement the use of statistical analytical tools and technologies (i.e., Power BI, R, Python, etc.)
Produce cash reporting and support the review of financial statements as it relates to cash flow and liquidity
Assist in preparing presentations in support of board and shareholder meetings, monthly/quarterly senior leadership meetings and various strategic committees of the company
Support other Treasury initiatives and functions, as required
3 to 5 years of experience managing cash flows & corporate liquidity or similar capacity
University degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or Math is required
Good working understanding of accounting concepts and financial statements
Accounting/Finance designation (CPA or CFA) is preferred
Forward thinking and inquisitive, with a willingness to actively engage in understanding the business
Strong quantitative and analytical skills with aptitude for create effective spreadsheets and explain variances
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) and able to communicate and with all levels of the organization, in a professional and competent manner
George Weston Limited recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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