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Energizer Associate Manager, Finance in Mississauga, Ontario

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we’re creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we’ll play, and what it takes to win.

Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you’ll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for providing financial analysis, insights, and business decision support to the Canadian Commercial team, including contract renewals, new business opportunities, and responses to competitive pressures. In addition, the Associate Manager will play a key role in the development and analysis of a monthly Commercial forecast and monitoring the financial performance of customer accounts. The Associate Manager will assist in the transfer of financial knowledge and the reinforcement of financial principles to the Commercial Organization. Key Result Areas include achieving results with regards to delivering the North America Commercial Gross Margin plan/forecast through critical thinking, collaboration, process improvement, and change management.

Accountabilities

  • Develop and maintain financial tools and reporting systems to support the commercial planning and forecasting efforts.

  • Lead the Customer teams during business planning by providing financial and business analysis. Analyze Customer plans to ensure financial expectations are achieved.

  • Provide decision support to Commercial Teams to help optimize Energizer’s sales and profit growth.

  • Manage the Trade Spend funds to optimize ROI and ensure financial objectives are met.

  • Provide financial analysis for major proposals affecting the business; e.g. contract renewals, line reviews and competitive pressures

Specific Accountabilities

  • Provide Decision Support Analysis for Customer Teams.

  • Assist in the preparation of the Customer’s Annual Business Plan and monthly Forecasts.

  • Manage Customer P&Ls from sales to gross margin.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in finance and accounting

  • Minimum 3 years of financial analytical experience

  • Broad P&L exposure

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with business partners

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills

  • Embodies Energizer’s individual contributor competencies: Influence, Teamwork, Collaboration, Customer Focus, Achieving Results and Initiative

  • Continuous improvement mindset with demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements to eliminate non-value-added work

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize based on business strategies and objectives

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in the CPG industry preferred

  • MBA preferred

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Reports to: Sr. Finance Manager

  • Direct Reports: Finance Analyst

  • Engagement includes: Sales Leadership, Trade Marketing, Marketing and Supply Chain

Work Environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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