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Position Title: Senior Finance Analyst

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace 

Grade: 00 

Requisition ID: 15954 



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 Foods has an immediate full-time permanent opening for a Sr. Financial Analyst, FP&A. This person is a key member of the North American Potato FP&A team, contributing to the forecasting and planning process, monthly reporting, digital initiatives, and providing support to functional teams (sales, marketing, etc.).

How You’ll Help:

Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Support McCain’s annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes, including modeling volume, net sales, and gross profit by channel; ensuring assumptions are consistent, data is accurate, and risks and opportunities are understood.
  • Coordinate with key financial and functional business stakeholders for timely and accurate budgeting / forecasting.
  • Assist in the development and communication of financial and business review presentations to senior leadership and functional owners.

Financial Analysis and Reporting:

  • Support management decision-making through analysis of past performance and projecting financial scenarios. 
  • Identify opportunities for business improvement.
  • Provide management with on-going risk assessment against budget objectives.

Other areas of accountability:

  • Provide support to key strategic regional projects and initiatives across various areas of finance (ISC, Commercial, etc.).
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial analysis as requested by functional owners.


About You:

  • University degree in Business or Finance; Nice to have: Accounting designation and/or MBA.
  • 3-5 years of financial analysis and/or accounting experience.
  • Consumer products or foods experience a definite plus.
  • Solid applied understanding of general financial analysis concepts such as margin analysis, ROI, DCF, capital evaluation.
  • Solid understanding of IFRS.
  • Strong technical, analytical and systems skills.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Solid verbal  and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to build relationships, manage conflict and embrace change
  • Ability to apply broad business perspectives and experiences to identify opportunities/risks
  • 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


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      
Division: NA Finance 
Department: ​FP and A NA ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace || US - United States of America : Illinois : Chicago || US - United States of America : Illinois : Lisle 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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