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Position Title: Finance Ag Specialist 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Pay Type: Salaried 

Position Location: Carberry, ONSITE

​​​​​​Shift: M-F 8 hours 

Requisition ID: 15837 


About McCain:  

We know the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families, and communities together. Our purpose is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food, in a way which reflects our values. 


McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries. 


McCain offers full benefits including:  

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance  

  • Pension Benefits 

  • Career Development & Education Reimbursement Assistance  

  • Apprenticeship, Internship, & Coop support and opportunities 


Sustainability and Planet Friendly Practices are at the heart of McCain:  

We’ve embarked upon a journey to create planet-friendly food. We are committed to investing in resource-efficient operations in factories and farms. 

  • We are moving to 100% renewable energy by 2030.  

  • Donating 200 million meals to food banks and NGO worldwide by 2025.  

  • Implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100% of our potato acreage by 2030.  

  • Position Summary: 


The Role: 

We are seeking a results-oriented team player to join us as a Finance Ag Specialist in our Carberry, MB Region.  

You will be responsible for all accounting of the raw product (potatoes) being received, transferred, and sold at the production facilities in Manitoba (Carberry & Portage).  To ensure good relationships with Growers and Vendors you will provide accurate and timely payments, as well as ensure inventory records are within the Potato Contract and Receiving Application. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Handle all accounting responsibilities for the raw product being received, transferred, and sold at the plant 

  • Track potato usage and inventories in the field and raw potato storage warehouse locations  

  • Calculate and record grower’s payments for field direct as well as storage potatoes. Maintain accurate, complete records assuring pesticides, compliances, amendments and other required information is included through cooperation with the Field Department. 

  • Collaborate with Field Department on updates or changes to Potato Contracts, Receiving Program, and Historical Potato Database systems 

  • Participate in cross-department teams to assist in the completion of process improvement initiatives  

  • Prepare and publish reports on potato procurement and grower accounts  

  • Prepare month end reports for local and corporate business partners 



  • Agribusiness or Business Admin Diploma 

  • Office and or accounting experience  

  • Familiar with the agriculture and or manufacturing industries 

  • Organized and detail oriented with large amounts of data 

  • Able to manage time effectively and approaches deadlines proactively 

  • Advanced with technology including accounting software (SAP) and Microsoft office programs (Excel) 


Previous experiences that might be an asset in this role include the following titles: Finance Admin, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Payable, Ag Accountant, Accounting Specialist, Accounting Admin, Bookkeeper 


Want to learn more? Ask our recruiter on LinkedIn! #LI-SW1. 


The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by science, and in line with our culture and values, we believe that being vaccinated is the most effective way to protect each other, our families, our customers, and our communities.  It is therefore a requirement that the successful candidate for this role be fully vaccinated and have completed the mandatory incubation period prior to the candidate’s start date with McCain, subject to reasonable accommodations if you are unable to be vaccinated for protected grounds under applicable human rights legislation (e.g. medical or religious reasons).


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Finance; Agriculture      
Division: NA Finance 
Department: ​Operations Finance ​
Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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