FP&A Analyst

Full Time

Champion Petfoods

Changing the World, One Kibble at a TimeChampion Petfoods is expanding! We are excited to announce we are looking for a FP&A Analyst to join our rapidly growing company.Champion Petfoods is an award-winning pet food crafter with a reputation of trust spanning 35+ years. From our humble beginnings, founded in a small town in Alberta, Canada, Champion – with its ORIJEN® and ACANA® brands – is a key player in the global premium pet food industry. Our purpose, To Earn Pet Lover Trust Every Day so Pets Thrive for a Lifetime, provides the foundation for our highest aspirations as a company. Being a partner to the communities that surround us – and the environment that sustains us – are top priorities.We would love to hear from you if you are passionate about personal and professional growth and see yourself as a key player contributing to our continued success as an award-winning company.Here’s the scoop – SummaryThe FP&A Analyst analyzes financial data and creates recommendations to facilitate corporate decision making. This position develops, validates, and maintains key financial reports for the FP&A team. The FP&A analyst assists with the annual budgets, financial forecasts and month end reporting.The position reports to the Director FP&A and Treasury and is based out of Champion’s office in Edmonton, Alberta on a hybrid work schedule.What a typical day looks like:• Conduct in-depth financial analysis on sales trends, cost of goods, overhead costs, etc to help drive strategic decision making.• Develop, validate and maintain financial reports for period close.• Assist with the preparation of ad hoc reports, financial reviews and special projects as directed by the leadership team.• Support report data validation to ensure accuracy of analytical reporting. Ensure system set up and data tagging is consistent to enable ongoing analysis• Assist with Business Plan development by conducting relevant project research and analysis for purposes of strategy identification and implementation.• Calculate key performance indicators, benchmarks and measuresWhat are we looking for?• Bachelors degree in business, mathematics or related professional designation (CPA, CFA a plus)• Minimum of 3 years’ experience.• Strong Excel spreadsheet skills.• Experience with Workday Adaptive Planning a plus.• CPG/Retail experience a plus• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail.• Ability to build and maintain relationships with other departments and key business partners.• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.• Fluent in English, both written and spoken.• Good interpersonal skills with ability to work successfully with diverse groups, including ability to accept and integrate constructive feedback.• Strong organizational abilities, including planning, prioritizing, and execution skills, with ability to successfully manage and complete projects on time and within budget.• Effective time-management skills with ability to plan and prioritize in order to meet deadlines and achieve objectives, both independently and within a team environment• Good judgment and strong decision-making abilities.What can you expect from Champion?• Safety: a strong commitment to ensure all people are provided with a safe, healthy and respectful environment.• Earnings: Competitive wages that give financial peace of mind, RRSP with company, and donation matching.• Industry Competitive Benefits: Medical, dental, vision and employee assistance programs to meet your individual or family needs.• Continuing Education: In house & online learning & development, as well as an education assistance program.• Quality: a dedication to uphold the highest standards of authenticity, nutritional integrity, and food safety, to earn the trust of Pet Lovers everywhere.• Other Perks: Free bag of premium pet food each month, free parking and more!What are you waiting for? Join the pack!Come as you are.We value diversity in all forms and know the power it can bring. Workplace equality allows for creative ideas to bloom, diverse points of views to be heard, and increases overall happiness. That sounds pretty good to us.Champion is an equal opportunity employer.Regardless of your race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, or any other creed, you are wanted here.#cpfind