Finance Data Governance, Director


Website McCain Foods

Position Title: Finance Data Governance, Director

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time

Position Location: Toronto HQ


Requisition ID:23225

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 that reflects our values.

McCain is on a digital transformation journey and we are seeking a knowledgeable, curious, control and data-driven individual to help shape and realize our vision for Finance. The primary purpose of this leadership role is to own how the Global Finance Data is used and governed throughout the organizations system and data architecture to enable efficient transactional processing and performance analytics

This role is responsible for driving and providing direction on the governance and structured set up of finance data attributes during the continuous transformation of financial reporting, analysis and planning processes, leveraging digital technologies. This role will be the global finance lead to ensure globalized and harmonized processes for finance data structure and security governance. Partnering with technology, global and regional Finance teams, this role will guide and drive Global finance data governance process improvements. This role is hybrid from either ourToronto, ON or Florenceville, NB office location.

How You’ll Add Value:

  • Define, Implement & Govern SAP best practices for Finance data
  • Set strategy and roadmap for how Finance Data will be structured, evolve and governed through Digital Technologies leveraged by Global and Regional Finance teams at McCain
  • Leverage best practice Finance processes in SAP and analytics to design and implement data structure and governance solutions for Management Reporting, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Finance data Analytics
  • Promote and drive the use of data and adoption of data analytics to Global and Regional teams to inform business decisions, ensuring adherence and a control culture
  • Act as a data owner for key Finance Data objects and attributes that are used to develop models, inform segmentation and drive insights
  • Manage the development and sustainment of Profitability, Costing and Financial Planning models, analytical reporting, scorecards and dashboards
  • Elevate and promote the use of SAP ERP, Management Reporting, Financial Planning Tools (OneStream, SAC, PaPM) and Analytics and their application with regional teams and key stakeholders, including c-level executives
  • Work in partnership with Finance, Technology and Data & Analytics teams locally and globally.

About You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, CPA (preferred)
  • Minimum 10 years knowledge of Finance processes and systems, and working with data to drive decision making and strategy; with a demonstrated history of driving transformational change in a large, global organization
  • Advanced knowledge and expertise in SAP Finance modules and tools and how they integrate with Sales, Procurement, Manufacturing and Logistics processes
  • Expertise in data best practices at the transactional, reporting and analytical levels
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build compelling narratives with data
  • Ability to frame and complete a business case
  • Experience with requirement analysis (interviewing, facilitation, gap analysis, business process mapping,)
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and articulate complex requirements
  • Effective project management skills
  • Experience in food industry, CPG or manufacturing, ideally in the Finance function
  • 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: Finance Strategic Transformation
Location(s): CA – Canada : Ontario : Toronto

Company:McCain Foods (Canada). Date posted: 12/08/2023


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