Infinity Foods has an immediate, full-time, permanent opening for a Financial Accountant, reporting to the Finance Director. The individual will be responsible for general accounting operations, month-end close activity, ad hoc analysis of commercial and operations finance, including the identification of Sustainable Cost Advantage (SCA) opportunities, product Cost & Feasibilities (C&F), and assessment of Total Production Cost (TPC).
This position could be used as a stepping stone into future positions within Infinity’s multinational, parent company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Drive the daily, monthly, and quarterly financial reporting processes, including providing guidance and support to internal business partners in an effort to streamline and improve the accuracy of information reported on a regular basis.
Perform financial accounting functions, such as journal entry preparation and posting, account reconciliation, trial balance, and financial statement reporting.
Analysis of key financial data and accounts, in an effort to improve accuracy and clarity of reporting to senior management.
Implement/ execute accounting policies and procedures surrounding internal controls; including timely closing of period reporting.
Accounting, tracking and reporting for new capital projects.
Perform cycle counts quarterly in the warehouse (Raw, Packaging, and Finished Goods) to ensure account inventory balances.
Financial Analysis and Reporting
Provide weekly and monthly analysis of key drivers for performance variance from budget, and forecast for volume, sales and margin.
Support management decision-making through analysis of past performance and projecting financial scenarios.
Identify opportunities for business improvement.
Provide on-going risk assessment against budget objectives.
Budgeting and Forecasting
Support the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes, including modelling volume, net sales, and gross profit; ensuring assumptions are consistent, data is accurate and risks and opportunities are understood.
Assist in the creation of the Annual Operating Contract (AOC) and Quarterly Business Review (QBR) presentations.
Ad Hoc Projects
Participate in a companywide SAP system implementation.
Research and gather data in order to provide a recommendation to solve an existing issue or simply to understand a complex process.
Participate in department or cross-functional teams, as assigned, in order to assist in the completion of process improvement initiatives or other special projects.
Work with McCain Finance to harmonize/ standardize processes, and identify opportunities to reduce costs; may be involved in ISC Finance projects involving other McCain locations/ functions
Academic/ Professional/ Technical Accreditations
Degree in Business – Finance or Accounting preferred
Accounting designation or MBA considered an asset
Related work experience
2-5 years of financial analysis or accounting experience (education, in lieu of experience will be considered)
Consumer products or foods experience are both assets to the position, but are not required for success
Solid understanding of a balance sheet, cash flow, and income statement, along with financial analysis concepts, such as margin analysis, ROI, DCF, capital evaluation
Solid understanding of GAAP
Strong technical, analytical and systems skills (Excel, Access, Power Point)
SAP experience is preferred, but not required for success
What are the attributes that will make you successful in this role?
Strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills
Result-oriented, hands-on, highly motivated, and autonomous
Business acumen: can explain the story behind the numbers and recommend solutions
Exceptional communicator and business partner
Integrity and trust
Displays self-awareness and ability to deal with ambiguity and change
Self-starter; able to work independently
Ability to build relationships, manage conflict, and embrace change
Ability to apply broad business perspectives and experiences to identify opportunities/ risks
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be based on experience, education, or a combination of the package the candidate can bring to the position.
We're a Frozen Food Co-Pack Manufacturer of Coated Appetizers and Specialty Potato Items. Custom designed products in a SQF 3 facility. Full range of R&D and QA services available. Battered and Breaded items, Potato Skins, Twice Baked Potatoes, among the list of items available. Both retail and food service style packaging capabilities. Beautiful facility opened in 2010. Located in the heart of Central Wisconsin!