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Position Title:Sr. Financial Analyst, Global PMO

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 26431 



About the Global PMO (Project Management Office)

The Global PMO’s mandate is to deliver SCA (Sustainable Cost Advantage) and SRM (Sustainable Revenue Management) across the organization in order to manage inflation, decrease costs in the business and optimize top-line growth. The PMO provides cost strategy from Farm-to-Fork including Agriculture, Manufacturing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Customer Product Profitability, SG&A, and Revenue Management. The group uses advanced analytics, best-in-class methodologies and agile project management to deliver SCA and/or SRM and partners with the Business Units to provide costing and revenue strategy insights across the organization.


Job Description:

There are two open Senior Analyst (SA) positions in each, the Farm to Fork workstream and the Cost Transformation workstream. Each role will support the applicable workstream with financial analysis and insights creation to uncover cost savings opportunities through opportunity identification, foundation building and execution of business cases toward driving the Sustainable Cost Advantage (SCA) agenda in the PMO.


In these enterprise-wide roles, both SAs will be required to collaborate with specific Workstream leads and other senior-level leaders within McCain, different Functions and Regions to conduct financial analysis and translate this into cost-saving business cases which they support and help to execute across the organization. At the same time on monthly basis, the role will report progress on the SCA savings and maintain the savings initiative tracker for reporting purposes.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Business Partner: Support workstream on financial analysis, developing business cases, reporting savings and execution of specific initiatives and programs, including working with regional partners.
  • Modelling: The incumbent will use financial modeling to deliver strategic insights and recommendations to regional business partners.
  • Data: Collaborate with Workstream Leads and specific Business Unit Leadership to develop creative insights using data.
  • Technical Resource: The SA will make extensive use of database and spreadsheet technologies, and serve as a technical resource for other members of the PMO team and Business Unit resources driving critical business analysis.
  • Collaboration: Will work closely with the regional teams and global functions to gain alignment, execute project initiatives, and track performance vs. plan.
  • Initiative tracking: Update global cost tracker to ensure accurate planned savings by regions and continuously improve tracking process.
  • Reporting: Develop monthly reporting of workstream savings and variance understanding


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Manufacturing or Supply Chain cost management experience will be considered an asset
  • Experience with CPG or other food manufacturing companies strongly preferred,
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related fields
  • Commercial experience is a strong asset
  • Understanding of corporate financial statements
  • Strong PC skills including MS PowerPoint and MS Excel and Power BI experience preferred
  • Proficient in working with very large data sets, exceptional quantitative and analytic skills, and strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to demonstrate cross functional relationship building across all levels of the organization including the executive level through interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to manage responsibilities proactively and work autonomously
  • Ability to analyze financial data quickly and make decisions based on findings
  • A high sense of urgency and professionalism when taking on new opportunities
  • Understanding requirements and development of capital-related business cases preferred
  • Ensure results and opportunities are delivered
  • Continuous improvement experience will be considered an asset



  • Thinks big and plans ahead: Has an ambitious, curious and innovative mindset.
  • Brings out the best in people: Ability to build partnerships and influence stakeholders from various functions and regions to ensure delivery of shared objectives.
  • Acts like an owner: Drives results, persistently delivers despite hurdles, ready to roll up their sleeves to tackle tough assignments independently, with optimism.
  • Customer Obsessed: Maintains a customer obsessed mindset while working with stakeholders and data.
  • Manages complexity: Is a critical thinker who looks beyond the first answer for the optimized solution.

Other Requirements:

  • 10-15% travel (global) required


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. 
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Job Family: Finance

Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto  

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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