Sales Finance Manager

Full Time | Central Toronto Roselawn, ONTARIO | 12 days

Job Summary

Full Time

Job Description

Sales Finance Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial ,Accounting
Years Experience: 6-8 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: January 13, 2021
Job Location:
Toronto, ON
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Job Description

Sales Finance Manager

The Sales Finance Manager plays a critical role in helping to co-pilot the business, supporting the Sales team and Finance Director. This technical role will co-pilot the Sales team on most initiatives and as such will be fully integrated into the S&OP+ process. The role will also be responsible for timely and insightful period end reporting, leveraging cross-functional resources and other finance associates. The role will support the Finance Director to ensure the period S&OP+ process is well governed and delivers appropriate insights, reporting and actions that will result in effective decisions across the business. Further, the role has key governance responsibilities around trade spend.

What are we looking for?

  • Professional Accountant (CPA) or MBA with at least 6 years of experience demonstrating very strong financial acumen and understanding of financial processes and standards.
  • Excellent analytical skills that allow for insights to be identified from various sources for data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to prepare concise and insightful messaging to highlight business issues.
  • Knowledge of SAP an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills and ‘can-do’ attitude that result in effective influencing

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Co-pilot the Sales Director and the Sales team.
  • Represent Finance at the S&OP+ Step 2 and Step 4 meetings by playing a leading role and driving process improvement.
  • Work with Sales on ad-hoc requests and customer asks to drive profitability and return on investment for promotions and seasonal offerings that are sustainable
  • Support the annual planning process, bringing the growth building blocks to life with Sales team and FP&A Manager
  • Deliver timely, accurate and robust Period End process and reporting relating to NSV and trade
  • Work closely with retail team to track spend and identify opportunities and trends
  • Finance governance role relating to trade spend management

    What can you expect from Mars?

    • Chance to work on world-renowned brands such as m&m’s, Skittles, and Excel withinMars Wrigley. ​
    • An industry competitive salary
    • The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars

    A criminal records check will be required for this position.

    Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

    Mars Canada is committed to equity in employment and diversity. Mars Canada will provide an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform Mars Canada of your requirements. For more information please review Mars Canada'sAccessibility Policy and address any questions about that policy to

    About Mars:

    Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5â„¢, SKITTLES®, BEN’S ORIGINAL® and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitalsâ„¢, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCAâ„¢ and Pet Partnersâ„¢.Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 130,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.

    Note to Search Firms/Agencies:

    Mars, Incorporated and its subsidiaries and affiliates (Mars) do not compensate search firms for unsolicited assistance unless they have a written search agreement with Mars and the requisition is position-specific. Any resumes, curriculum vitae, and other unsolicited assistance from search firms that do not have a written search agreement or position-specific requisition submitted to any Associate of Mars will be deemed the sole property of Mars and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Mars.

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