Sr. Financial Analyst, Sales FP&A
High Liner Foods (USA), Inc.
Mississauga, ON
Job purpose:
The Sr. Financial Analyst, Sales FP&A will be the lead financial support for the sales and marketing team in the National Accounts division. Financial duties include managing the P&L and influencing business decisions that drive customer adoption, revenue, and profitability. The analyst will perform financial planning and analysis; automating and/or building complex financial models and analytical tools to measure overall financial performance, develop short and long range financial/operational forecasts, standardize and automate financial reports and work on ad hoc financial analysis and projects. The successful candidate will implement and drive the core financial processes for the business including annual operating plans/forecasts, P&Ls, monthly/quarterly business reviews, identify and quantify financial/operational risks and opportunities to the business, and drive ad-hoc business projects.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:
In depth weekly analysis/forecast to drive key financial metrics and foster an environment of continuous optimization
Work with FP&A team and independently across the company to provide analysis and insight to key stakeholders, including company leadership, in core processes as well as on a project basis including profit opportunities
Drive internal process improvements and controls; continually identify opportunities for automation to allow the team to perform world-class analytics
Responsible for driving and supporting financial close activities, ensuring that all margin and expense items are booked correctly to the GL and that risk has been assessed, presented and mitigated
Create models, analysis and presentations that condense complex topics into actionable information
Work with inventory control management and logistics team with financial analysis and finance support
Analyze business results on a monthly and quarterly basis to better understand present and future financial performance in order to achieve or exceed profit targets.
Lead the budget planning, forecasting and other corporate financial requirements for the National Accounts division.

Qualifications:
This role requires a self-starter with a strong financial modeling and pricing background.

Bachelor's degree, three to five years in finance roles (MBA/CPA preferred).
Advanced knowledge of Excel
Advanced analytical skills
An ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
Strong knowledge of accounting practices and regulations
An ability to drive company processes and controls throughout the organization
An ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment
A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
Strong interpersonal skills — including written and oral communication skills
Strong financial modeling skills
Strong leadership/project management skills
Strong problem solving skills with a keen attention to detail
An ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations
High Liner Foods is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process may contact 1-888-846-0306 for assistance. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. Should you require accommodation for your interview, please notify Human Resources as soon as possible.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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