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Posted October 17th

Senior Business Analyst, Commercial Finance

Toronto, ON

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Employer

Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

Industry

Distributor and Manufacturer

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Posted October 17th

Senior Business Analyst, Commercial Finance

Toronto, ON

Function

Finance/Accounting

Experience

Senior Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
This position delivers critical decision support and analytics to drive business opportunities for the Marketing, Trade Marketing and Sales Functions with respect to Advertising & Promotion Spend.
Corby’s portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian Whisky, Lamb's Rum and Polar Ice Vodka. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu Rum, Kahlua Liqueur, Mumm Champagne, Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate and Stoneleigh wines.  An overview of the entire Corby portfolio shows over 5,000,000 cases sold annually, with Corby being a significant importer of wines and having an approximate 21 percent market share of spirit sales in Canada.

Why work at Corby? Because we are a great place to work! And we’re not the only ones who think so. Corby was named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for 7 years by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, based on employee survey results and an audit of workplace excellence and people management practices.


Description:
Corby’s portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian Whisky, Lamb's Rum, Polar Ice Vodka and Ungava Gin. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu Rum, Kahlua Liqueur, Mumm Champagne, Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate and Stoneleigh wines.  An overview of the entire Corby portfolio shows over 5,000,000 cases sold annually, with Corby being a significant importer of wines and having an approximate 21 percent market share of spirit sales in Canada.

Why work at Corby? Because we are a great place to work! And we’re not the only ones who think so. Corby was named one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for 6 years by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, based on employee survey results and an audit of workplace excellence and people management practices.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Sr. Commercial Finance Manager, this position delivers critical decision support and analytics to drive business opportunities for the Marketing, Trade Marketing and Sales Functions with respect to Advertising & Promotion Spend. This position is accountable for the execution of month end accruals and related reporting, as well as directs the development and operationalization of enhanced Budgeting, analytical tools and processes. In addition, this role will act as a key Business Lead for our internal Total Promotion Management (TPM) business insights/analytics tool to drive actionable insights in line with our short-term strategy and long-range plan.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide analysis and recommendations that drive value and decision support to the business and allow for the making of strategically sound decisions utilizing financial analysis and advanced modelling techniques
  • Create new and innovative reporting methods to aid management in proactive problem solving
  • Lead the development and maturation of models to maximize return on investment and spend effectiveness, within the scope of Total Promotion Management (TPM)
  • Lead initiatives on Advertising & Promotion optimization: both tactical and strategic
  • Deliver Business Intelligence Summaries (BIS) to highlight risks & opportunities with respect to investment
  • Participate in new initiatives to support expanded Sales and Trade Marketing organizations including visibility and tracking of Sales A&P
  • Lead trade review/reporting process.  Support key stakeholders to manage their budgeted spend levels and ensure overspends are avoided
  • Play an active role in the company’s Collaborative Business Planning process and participate in budget preparations and analysis
  • Provide support for auditor reviews & audit.

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong business acumen, well-developed general business knowledge, solid level of commercial rigor and big picture thinking
  • High capability for innovation/making things happen, leads change effectively through strong customer focus, influencing and partnering
  • Demonstrated initiative, with strong attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel modelling skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Driven and highly motivated self-starter who works well with limited supervision
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft products (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in business/commerce
  • MBA or professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA) preferred
  • 5+ years Finance/Analytics experience required
  • Previous industry experience in Alcohol / Consumer Packaged Goods is an asset
  • Previous experience with BI tools including Essbase, Hyperion, Oracle Enterprise reporting systems and/or Trade Promotion Management (TPM) would be an asset

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.   

Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at Accessibilty.Canada@pernod-ricard.com

Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited and Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed by our recruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.
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