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Acosta Group Financial Analyst (Whirlpool) in Mississauga, Ontario

DESCRIPTION

A little bit about us…

Acosta is the sales and marketing powerhouse behind the most recognized brands with a proven track record for top retailers across the U.S. and Canada. Acosta has the talent and technology to construct data-driven strategies; the reach and relationships to execute against those strategies; and the tools to monitor, track and optimize metric-based results for clients and retailers.

We are looking for a Financial Analyst to join our growing team supporting our client, Whirlpool Canada. This is a contract position to January 31, 2025 with the possibility of an extension.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position is suitable for someone who has 3 to 4 years of work experience working closely with business partners and helping them with developing and execution of pricing and promotional strategies, managing profitability, preparing scenario and sensitivity analysis to ensure Whirlpool maintains the market leader position in the marketplace.

  • Work closely with the Marketing department by providing in-depth financial analysis and providing context to their financials. Lead the Profit planning process, Monthly Outlook process for Marketing function. Structured reporting to explain business partners understand the actual result with explanation of variances.

  • Cost analysis by understanding and monitoring trends (e.g. Industry, market share, Price margin realization,etc) and providing recommendations to Management.

  • Manage large amounts of data, converting numbers to information and translating it for business to help understand business and make meaningful decisions.

  • Support business partners to understand drivers for profitability of their business and develop pricing strategies, execution and post implementation evaluation of promotional plans.

  • Administration of Sales allowances - accounting compliance and support to invest and get maximum ROI (return on investment).

  • Develop integrated analytical tools, enabling enhancedvalue-added analysis to facilitate function for timely decision making.

  • Support Product Managers to manage costs for new products and help develop pricing strategies for the same.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Accounting or Finance designation earned or in process (CPA Ontario (CMA / CGA / CA))

  • 3+ years of financial analysis experience including but not limited to revenue, costs and profitability aspects of Profit & Loss (P&L) statements.

  • Experience partnering with business functions (i.e. Sales, Marketing, etc).

  • Preferred Requirements

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in financial analysis related to revenue and profit management - with topics related to pricing, allowance management, profitability management, sensitivity, and scenario analysis, break even analysis, etc.

  • Understanding of general accounting principles and concepts.

  • Communicate effectively both verbal and written to interact successfully with internal and external contacts.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to assimilate a large amount of information.

  • Effective listening skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of PC applications (Excel, Word) and financial systems.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, while adhering to strictdeadlines.

  • Experience working in a matrixed organization supporting cross-functional business partners.

  • Strong and effective team player (building and maintaining a strong, positive relationship with all functions, senior leadership, other finance members, and US peers).

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and establish priorities.

  • Ability towork in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.

  • This role is hybrid – successful candidates are required to work from Whirlpool Canada’s Corporate Office located in Mississauga, ON (in office Monday – Thursday / working from home on Friday) Salary range for this position is $75,000 - $85,000 (will be based on experience) – please disregard salary noted below.

ABOUT US

Acosta and Mosaic are the sales and marketing powerhouses behind the most recognized and proven brands with top retailers in the United States and Canada. We offer flexible services that maximize efficiency. Acosta has the talent and technology to build data-, reach- and relationship-driven strategies to execute those strategies, and the tools to monitor, track and optimize metrics-based results for customers and retailers.

Acosta and its subsidiaries, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at the time of this posting. Acosta may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications and locations. This range may be modified in the future.

Acosta and its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs, to the extent required by law.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Mosaic reserves the right to modify all or part of any job descriptions at its discretion in order to meet and or exceed the needs of the business.

By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions.

Acosta, and its subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category: Administration

Position Type: Full time

Business Unit: Sales

Salary Range: $52,200.00 - $65,200.00

Company: Acosta Services Canada Co

Req ID: 1334

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