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Financial Specialist- Supply Chain

Job Description

 

Satisfying the world’s thirst is a big job, and we’re proud to do it.

 

If you’re looking for a company where you can do your best work and make millions of people smile a little bit each day, you’ve come to the right place.

The world’s best brand wouldn’t be possible without the world’s best employees.

 

Around here, we are all Leaders and brand ambassadors. The Leadership Behaviors we are passionate about are: Driving Innovation, Acting Like an Owner, Collaborating with Key Stakeholders, Inspiring Others, and Developing Self. These are not just words; these are actions that we live by.  

 

Happiness comes in many packages.

We currently recruiting for Finance Specialists positions within our Finance Supply Chain team that will have a focus of Transportation and Manufacturing.

 

The Finance Specialist Manufacturing will be directly involved with accurately creating and/ or posting manufacturing related journal entries for one or multiple facilities to ensure timely and accurately stated financial statements.  You are responsible for developing account reconciliations and standard reporting required to support weekly analysis of financial performance.  This role is a provider of support to multiple stakeholders including finance and production facility management.  You will play a key role in the preparation, analysis and presentation of the annual budget. Monthly, you will be required to provide analysis on results compared to budget and provide a recommendation on a rolling forecast for the year. Daily, you are responsible for preparing Key Business Indicators (KBI) and analysis for action by Senior Management.  The position assists with quarterly and year-end reporting packages, including analyzing results monthly/quarterly for productivity savings initiatives.

 

The Finance Specialist for Transportation will be responsible for accurately creating and/ or posting transportation related journal entries to ensure timely and accurately stated financial statements.  You are responsible for developing account reconciliations and standard reporting required to support weekly analysis of financial performance. You will play a key role in the preparation, analysis and presentation of the annual budget. Monthly, you will be required to provide analysis on results compared to budget and provide a recommendation on a rolling forecast for the year. Daily, you are responsible for preparing Key Business Indicators (KBI) and analysis for action by Senior Management.  The position assists with quarterly and year-end reporting packages, including analyzing results monthly/quarterly for productivity savings initiatives. The ideal candidate is someone who is interested in learning how inter branch freight operates and is up to the challenge of developing a framework to support financial analysis of key decisions. Timely and effective communication with the business is critical in delivering excellent customer service internally and externally.

 

Primary responsibilities:

 

  • Journal entry and financial statement preparation and explanations
    • Perform month end closing activities for a set of manufacturing facilities
    • Review P&L (vs budget, vs PY, vs Forecast, vs standards)
    • Conduct management review of P&L results
    • Review subledger activity (i.e. production orders, inventory variances)
    • Collaborate with plant management for results and forecast creation
  • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations Preparation and Analysis reporting any discrepancies, aged or other reconciling items; assisting in resolutions
  • Quarterly / Annual Reporting / Governmental Surveys / Ad-hoc Manufacturing Reporting & Analysis
  • Prepare and analyze weekly & monthly Forecasting of operating expenses with analysis of what is changing and why; Identification of Risks & Opportunities
  • Annual Budgeting of production operating expenses (labour, overhead, absorption, etc.) inclusive of budget template creation, analysis, and presentations to senior management working with plant managers and other stakeholders
  • Identify, compute financial impact and track progress on Process Defective Material Requests, including computing
  • This position must become familiar with, help develop as needed, and adhere to accounting procedures (IFRS).
  • Identify, lead and execute process improvement initiatives

 

Specialist Experience

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum one to three years experience in accounting, costing or manufacturing
  • Understanding of inventory accounting and related movements
  • Understanding of absorption costing
  • Clear communication written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products; knowledge of advanced Excel functionality and knowledge of Access is preferred
  • Ability to travel within North America (10 – 20%)

 

Preferred

  • MBA, CPA or CPA student preferred
  • Minimum one to three years work experience in accounting field, including internal control, account analysis and reconciliations, and financial statement preparation.

 

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

Job Summary

Company
Coca Cola
City
Toronto
Country
  • Canada
Industries
  • Consumer Goods
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP272536
Posted
25 February 2019
Applications Deadline
13 April 2019

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