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Position Title: Cost Analyst

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Grade: Grade 04 

Requisition ID: 16723 



For us, for family


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.


The Global Finance Transformation team is a diverse and highly engaged group of finance champions who transform business challenges into actionable, customer focused solutions while enhancing compliance and controls through standardized processes.  There is an exciting opportunity to join this team in the role of Cost Analyst/Accountant who will aid in the simplification and digitization of our product costing standards.


In this continuous improvement role, the individual will anticipate and deliver results through the monitoring, implementing, preparing and reconciling of standard product cost processes. This role can be located in Florenceville, Toronto or Chicago.



How you will add Value:


  • Support the organization’s management product cost accounting systems and processes to ensure the design is meeting current business requirements.  
  • Provide transactional level insight, experience in developing user friendly initiatives, and champion change within the management cost accounting space, including development of KPI’s
  • Collaborate on implementation of digital solutions for product cost planning and analytics ( Manufacturing, Logistics, and Warehousing cost accounting ) to drive efficiencies and global standardization. (Including testing/ process documentation/training material support)
  • Promote continuous improvement culture and aid in the development of a continuous improvement framework
  • Handle Special Projects as assigned, including working on tool implementations, and liaising with regional/global resources for optimal outcomes


About You:


  • Excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving and research abilities.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Manufacturing and/or consumers’ goods industry experience would be an asset
  • Technology expertise, including proficiency with Excel,(SAP, PaPM, SAP Analytics cloud desired),
  • Experience in management costing processes/systems
  • Continuous improvement mindset, with an ability to focus on what matters
  • Collaborates in a cross functional team environment  
  • Demonstrated skill in change and stakeholder management
  • Supports program direction by completing assigned work and responding to program needs 
  • This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal check, credit check, employment verification along with academic)



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.


The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
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Job Family: Finance      
Division: Global Finance 
Department: ​Program & Governance Lead ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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