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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Sr. Financial Analyst - Logistics in Canada, Ontario

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, the Senior Financial Analyst will be a key member of the Finance team, providing analysis and insights relating to logistic costs. This position is ideal for the professional who is looking for an opportunity for career growth and wanting to add value to a fast-growing organization.

The successful candidate will:

  • Perform variance analysis for inbound and outbound freight to assist management in decision making or other financial initiatives.

  • Investigate inbound & outbound freight variances, analyze trends and provide explanation to management.

  • Prepare and distribute monthly, quarterly and annual logistics reports.

  • Play a key role in the monthly forecast and annual budgeting process for logistics, performing analysis and providing commentary on all major changes.

  • Perform the logistics month end general ledger close activities which includes compiling and analyzing financial information for entry to the general ledger.

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations on general ledger accounts, and balance discrepancies.

  • Perform periodic review of transportation EDI payments for GRIR clearing, duplicate payments and review customer logistic deductions for validity.

  • Provide back-up support to the Senior Financial Analyst responsible for Transfer Price Costs (TPC) and Purchase Price Variances (PPV).

  • Lead and participate in special projects and process improvement initiatives to gain efficiencies.

  • Make recommendations on improving established policies and procedures and implement changes.

  • Document standard operating procedures.

  • Participate in SOX testing and process review.

  • Liaise with internal and external auditors. Respond to inquiries, information and reports.

  • Provide support in various analytical initiatives, cost saving projects and any other ad hoc projects as requested.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS:

  • Professional Accounting Designation – CPA

  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS

  • Experience in a Consumer Packaged goods and logistics environment

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to present data in a meaningful way and make recommendations

  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and analyzing account reconciliations

  • Ability to think critically and recommend ideas for improvement of existing policies and practices

  • Proven problem solving skills and the ability to implement solutions

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills

  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage varying deadlines

  • Strong attention to detail and deadline oriented

  • SAP and BPC experience is an asset

  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Work

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.

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