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Director, Customer Finance

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Missisauga, ON, CA, L4W 0E1

L4W 0E1
Job Category:  Accounting & Finance
L4W 0E1

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 20 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Job Title

  • Director, Customer Finance


  • Customer Finance


Job Description

  • Provide financial support to Customer Development team to achieve corporate strategy and annual targets
  • Build strong relationships with the Sales and Marketing teams to drive the successful implementation of identified optimization opportunities.
  • Responsibility of Channel P&L analytics (Including Customer level and Brand P&L)
    • Standard Gross Margin
    • Customer Level Promotional Programs
    • Pricing and Rebates Spend
    • Revenue / Net Sales
  • Perform price change impact analysis, including GM risk and profitability assessments
  • Analyze new contract requests for alignment with pricing strategies and account growth objectives.
  • Accountable for developing and coordinating budgets and forecast, including coordination with demand planning team.
  • Prepare Week/Month/Quarter/Year Channel variance analysis
  • Provide active leadership in financial processes, liaise with shared services and other departments to ensure process efficiencies, reporting accuracies and timely issue resolution
  • Provide financial support for Customer Business Reviews – accountable for timely and accurate reviews
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analyses to drive business decisions

Required Skills

  • 8+ years of finance experience, preferably with a CPG company
  • 3+ years of pricing and trade management experience
  • strong understanding of product gross margin, food manufacturing and distribution costs
  • Strong business acumen
  • University degree in Finance, preferably with CPA designation
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work across multiple functions and levels
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Highly confident and disciplined
  • Creative in approach to problem solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel


We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.