Quaker Customer Development Finance Manager – LCL
The Quaker Customer Development Finance Manager (CDFM) - LCL is an integral leader on the Quaker Revenue Team that is responsible for partnering with the Quaker LCL, SDM, Costco & Dollar Customer Development Lead & Key Account Managers.The Quaker CDFM - LCL is responsible for financial leadership and strategic thinking while ensuring that balanced growth and profitable strategies are planned and achieved.
PepsiCo Canada is recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Our product portfolio includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands; from Gatorade to Quaker, Tropicana to Lay’s and more. We make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's effort to help build a more sustainable food system represents a key element of the company's broader vision of accelerated, sustainable growth known as Winning with Purpose. As part of this vision, PepsiCo is striving to be a better company by further integrating purpose into the core of its business and brands and doing even more for people and the planet. Our purpose efforts include fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, supporting the communities where we live and work, and improving choices in our portfolio through reformulations and new products.
At PepsiCo Canada, we are focused on delighting our consumers by delivering high-quality products and exciting brand campaigns. Our people are critical to our success and by supporting their personal growth and development and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, PepsiCo Canada is a company you’ll be proud to join!
What you’ll be working on:
Partner with the Quaker Customer Development team to provide the financial thought leadership to deliver Annual Plans and the Periodic & Quarterly Forecasts for both volume and total trade expenses (Net Revenue) for LCL, SDM, Costco & Dollar.
Manage the Quaker CDFM - Costco & Dollar.
Manage the team’s trade events in Compass (PFC’s TPM system) according to control standards and accrual accuracy.
Collaborate with Customer Accounting to manage valid deductions and to recover invalid deductions.
Lead the period close & forecasting gross sales and trade consolidation & commentary for total Quaker Grocery/Alt Channel business including leading meetings, submission to FP&A and attending close and forecast meetings.
Generate insights and analysis to drive growth and productivity, including review "pre" & "post" promotional event analysis and highlight areas of opportunity & coaching the customer development team to drive better financial understanding & performance.
Complete Balance Sheet Review each Quarter & support SOX testing based on the calendar defined by Internal Controls. Action plans are monitored, and remedies are implemented by due date established.
Collaborate with a Customer Development Team on call preparation, go on call to the customer & influence business results once/half.
Who’s a good fit for the team:
Undergraduate Degree in Business
5 to 10 years of financial analytical and planning experience
Strong multi-functional leadership experience & the ability to think and act decisively
Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, attention to detail very important
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; must be able to communicate point of view & influence internal and external partners
Strong Excel and financial modeling skills
Able to work effectively in a team environment
Able to manage a direct report
What you can expect from us:
Competitive compensation, benefits, pension, RRSP contribution and vacation time
A flexible working environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance
A dynamic and inclusive culture that promotes you to bring your whole-self to work
A supportive team that will encourage your professional growth and development
An opportunity to be meaningful and impactful within your work and projects
An opportunity to give back to the community with our Always on Volunteer 360 Program
An organization that aims to use their scale, reach and expertise to build a more sustainable world