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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

As a Financial Analyst with RB, you’ll have the freedom to succeed.

Reckitt is more than a company. We’re a growing community of over 40,000 diverse, talented entrepreneurs – all driven to make the world a happier, healthier place. Drawing on each other’s skills and working together, we help make people feel better. Through research and development, we make better products that empower everyone to take their health into their own hands and homes.
To make this happen, we’ve created an environment where curiosity is encouraged, ideas are embraced, and ownership is given. Opportunities are everywhere, and ambitions grow. In other words, we give people the freedom to succeed.

 

Reporting To: Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Employment Type: Contract

Location: Kanata, Ontario

What you'll do

 

Business Controls

  • Lead the internal control assessment processes and procedures across the organization.
  • Ensure that internal control issues are anticipated, and audit infractions are avoided by performing internal control reviews throughout the year, including yearend assessments.
  • Where necessary create and update control documentation.
  • Reviews any deficiencies identified and develops/implements remedial plans.

 

Financial Planning/Reporting/Analysis

 

  • Responsible for all accounting, compliance, planning, control, and reporting activities related to Marketing, Retail Trade and Coupon for Health portfolio in Canada.
  • Responsible for data input during planning at lowest level (by program, segment, expense, month)
  • Ongoing maintenance/updates of forecast through estimates/contracts (rolling forecast)
  • Publish weekly project/segment status reports & budget/LV summaries to the brand teams reflecting outstanding issues & follow through on requirements 

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  • Monthly meetings conducted with the marketing & retail teams providing budget & status report updates, working 3 months out giving the team visibility to more efficiently manage the spend, reinvest savings earlier, to drive the top line.
  • Partner with Marketing Director and Senior Managers to maintain the Pot balance of marketing funding 
  • Continually share learning’s, best practices & consistently challenge the vendors & marketing team to optimize our investment
  • Responsible to review/analyze general ledger accounts related to Trade investment, coupon and marketing cost perform account reconciliations and prepare adjusting journal entries.
  • Assisting with the month-end close process and the reporting of results to Corporate
  • Provide ongoing financial support to marketing & retail teams including day to day coaching with regards to spend, productivity projects and ROI

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System support

  • Support enhancement projects for new budget & Planning tools
  • Being the super user and system admin of Allocadia system including daily system operation supports, finance monthly schedule, access application process, training new user, lead process and procedure change for the system
  • Being Financial Admin role to Accelerate system

How do you know you're a fit?

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or similar business certification.
  • Preference to individuals completed or enrolled in an accounting designation program (i.e. CPA) or MBA.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5-years’ experience in relevant Finance/Accounting position
  • Experience working in a professional business environment and effectively developing and implementing new processes and assessing internal controls
  • Excellent computer skills (SAP or other ERP preferred) and Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting knowledge (journal entries, account reconciliations, & analysis) with excellent attention to detail, solid analytical ability and comfortable manipulating and analyzing complex and high-volume data sets.
  • Knowledge interpreting, following and creating finance/accounting policies, procedures and working papers.
  • Independent, self-starter, team-focused professional

Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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