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Position Title: Deductions Intern - Florenceville, New Brunswick - October 2023 

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville Main 

Requisition ID: 25386 



Potatoes. French Fries. Taters. You love them, we make them. In fact, we make 1/3 of the world’s frozen potato products and if you have eaten fries this week, chances are, they were ours.


At McCain Foods, we know the importance that food plays in people's lives - the power it has to uplift and bring people, families, businesses and communities together. Guided by our purpose to bring enjoyment to people's lives through great tasting food, we believe that working together with our teams, business and community partners will bring sustainable growth and positive change - today, tomorrow and for generations to come.


As a privately owned family company with over 60 years of experience, a presence in over 160 countries and a global team of 22,000 people, our values and culture are at the heart of everything we do.


Students like you are important to us.  We aim to hire the best and brightest co-op students and interns, with the goal of having you join us as full-time employees upon graduation.  Our ideal student candidate is passionate, collaborative, willing to learn and take initiative.


Why Join the McCain family?

  • You aren’t “just a student” at McCain, you will be treated like any other member of your team
  • Work with and learn from passionate leaders
  • Our core values – Family, Authentic, Trusted and Quality – shine through every day, in everything we do
  • Your experience at McCain is what you make of it – ask questions, network, take advantage of the opportunity to learn from our professionals


Position Summary

We are looking for a Deduction Intern to join us for a 7-month period, starting in October, 2023.


This position will be based out of our Florenceville-Bristol office.


The Deduction Specialist - Intern is responsible for various tasks assigned by their assigned Deductions Supervisor. Tasks may include any of the following: the management of a portfolio of accounts, including the analysis and resolution of all deduction and payment claims for both trade and non-trade spend. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; determining collection and deduction resolution priorities, composing and managing the collection of invalid claims, assembling deduction accounting data, performing complete financial analysis of customer deductions, and supporting the overall business initiatives of cash preservation and revenue generation.  This position will have regular interaction with cross-functional personnel in the corporate and operational workspaces, as well as direct customer contacts.


The Team
North America Deduction who are responsible for the analysis and validation of all customer payments and deductions.


What You Will Be Working On

  • Thoroughly research, analyze, and process payment and deduction claims, in accordance with the terms of the agreement, departmental processes, systems, and audit requirements
  •  Manage the invalid deduction process from start to finish including escalation, when appropriate, to Commercial Finance, Control, and Field Sales
  •  Research and analyze current and historical financial data for account reconciliations, identifying trends, and determining root cause analysis to drive issue resolution
  • Effectively prioritize workload by balancing payments, deductions, and invalid claim rebills
  •  Holistically research, analyze, and resolve all open transactions, including customer overpayments and account credits and debits for assigned portfolio of accounts
  •  Effectively communicate and liaise with all internal and external key stakeholders in the timely resolution of deductions and payments


What You Will Learn

  • Order to Cash Flow Process
  • Experience in SAP, Vistex & High Radius Cloud
  • Trade Management


What You Need to be Successful

  • Ability to work both independently and as an active participant in a team environment.
  • Capacity to multi-task and prioritize given tight deadlines.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills.  Must be able to convey information to all levels of the organization in a clear, focused, and concise manner.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and problem- solving skills.
  • Result-oriented, hands on, highly motivated, and autonomous with the ability to deal with ambiguity and change.
  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. 


What You Can Expect From Us

  • A supportive team that will encourage you to be and do your best
  • A safe and flexible working environment that promotes work/life balance
  • The opportunity to be part of meaningful work and projects
  • The opportunity to be part of our student community, to connect with students across North America


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: Student & Graduates; Finance      
Division: NA Finance 
Department: ​Deductions Canada ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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