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Financial Reporting Lead - Canada

Job Location: ​Brantford​

Company Description:

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement:

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

This position is HYBRID with 3 days in office, 2 days work from home flexibility.

Make an impact as the Financial Reporting Lead for Canada. You'll be ensuring the implementation and coordination of financial and administrative processes of Ferrero in accordance with local legislation and Group policies. You will also support financial reporting and control over Commercial and Toller activities which will include administration activities related to general ledger, financial statements, all internal and external reporting functions and audits.

Join the Ferrero Finance team at our largest North American manufacturing site.

Main Responsibilities:

ENSURES COMPLIANCE IN ACCOUNTING AND RELATED SYSTEMS 

  • Ensure compliance of accounting and related support systems in accordance to local laws and group policies
  • Make recommendation and implementation of the necessary changes with policy and procedures to support proper accounting methodologies and GRCA objectives
  • Provide ASPE and IFRS interpretation that document issues in a clear, comprehensive and logical manner
  • Ensure data integrity between interface of different systems, and financial statement information.  Use proper tools in order reconcile local financial information and managerial information of the group to ensure data is accurate.

 

FINANCIAL REPORTING/CONTROLS

  • Review and manage the preparation of supporting documentation and analyses to support the local financial statements in accordance with ASPE and the group reporting package in accordance with IFRS, and creation of local Financial Statements in accordance with ASPE including proper note disclosures.
  • Perform quantitative analysis of operational and financial data to support all areas of the Company including Tax and GRC initiatives 
  • Upload and reconciliation of financial information into Hyperion data system.  Ensure proper disclosures concerning Company flows, maturities and also commitments.
  • Ensure reconciliation of all intercompany amounts in order to have no discrepancies amongst the Group.

 

GOVERNMENT FUNDING

  • Managing the completion of all periodic reporting as per the Government agreement and assist with the write up of documentation and obtaining relevant information to support Government approval for Government grants and loans

 

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL AUDITS

  • Assist in the coordination of the internal and external audit and provide information as needed to meet fiscal audit dead-lines, as well as assure the compliance with legal constraints in order to safeguard Company assets and avoid dishonest behaviors.

Who we are looking for:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of financial and management accounting
  • Knowledge of local and federal and provincial regulatory agencies
  • Knowledge of ASPE and IFRS 
  • Ability to enforce administrative financial control systems, policies and procedures
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management and SAP preferred

Perks:

  • Fully company paid benefits
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Great employer-matched pension program
  • 16 weeks Parental Leave top-up 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • Continuous training opportunities
  • EAP Program
  • Employee events such as BBQ’s, Ice cream days, and Ferrero product give aways!
  • On site cafeteria
  • Free parking

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

 

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