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Financial Analyst - Procurement and Raw Materials - Danone Canada


Date: Aug 18, 2019

Location: Boucherville, QC, CA

Company: DANONE

Danone Canada is the country’s largest consumer-facing B Corporation. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.


Danone Canada is looking for a Financial Analyst - Procurement and Raw Materials - Danone Canada in Boucherville.



You will be acting as a key financial player supporting the operational team, your main mission will be to ensure the financial management of raw material purchases and productivity projects. To do so, you will be in a co-pilot role to ensure the understanding and integrity of financial information in our systems, and actively participate in steering financial profitability and operational performance of Danone Canada.


More specifically:

• Analyze, conduct and manage monthly results and produce variance analyzes versus targets.
• Analyze the profitability of productivity projects and participate in project management meetings.
• Lead the Rolling Forecast process for purchases.
• Validate the financial aspects of the master data of raw materials and outsourced finished products (standard costs)
• Manage the relationship with the Danone procurement central (DanTrade)
• Improve and set up dashboards and analysis tools
• Produce internal reporting and reporting for the Group.


The ideal candidate requirements:
• University degree in business administration with Finance or accounting;
• CPA designation would be ideal;
• Minimum of 4 years of experience including controlling / financial analyses;
• Advanced Excel skills and SAP experience;
• Motivation to implement new processes and to improve existing ones;
• Ability to build productive and positive business relationships, ability to listen and to influence others;
• Comfortable to work with multiple complex systems and with a large quantity of data (SAP & BI);
• Fluent French & English.



Danone Canada is a business unit of Danone and operates from headquarter offices in Boucherville, Quebec, and Mississauga, Ontario. Danone Canada is the country’s largest consumer-facing B Corporation, demonstrating that the company meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Danone Canada’s ambition is to produce healthful dairy, plant-based products and coffee creamers and beverages; create economic and social value; and nurture natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. Its portfolio of brands includes Activia, Oikos, DanActive, Danone, Silk plant-based foods and beverages, So Delicious Dairy Free and more.

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