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Financial Analyst

Posting Start Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Cascades

CASCADES

Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 10,000 employees, who work in almost 80 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.

 

CASCADES CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING

The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Controller, the Financial Analyst’s mission is to support his or her manager in making strategic business decisions and establishing his or her group's business strategy in order to contribute to the achievement of financial and operational objectives. You thus use your expertise to produce the statutory reports and analyses required to prepare your business unit’s financial statements, while ensuring the completeness and reliability of the information produced and communicated. Finally, you make relevant recommendations to optimize processes and implement business strategies, thus actively contributing to your sector’s operational and administrative efficiency.

Individual responsibilities

Accountable

Prepare and analyze the information required to prepare the financial statements and management reports for your business unit, your group or the company

Make pertinent recommendations

Guarantee that the financial information produced is reliable and complete

Adhere to the internal control structure to minimize the business risks inherent in operations or fraud

Responsible

Assist your supervisor in making decisions in your field of activity

Contribute to the operational and administrative efficiency of your sector

Experiences and strengths

Unparalleled rigour to produce required deliverables

Ability to address issues and problems by proposing solutions

Ability to overcome ambiguities and complex situations

Ability to support and advise business partners in analyzing their needs and finding solutions

Ability to act and react quickly while taking the lead on a number of different files

Strong sense of responsibility

Proficiency in French and basic English

Proficiency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Core competencies defined for this job

Advisory role
Perseverance
Initiative
Accountability
Rigour
Action-based focus

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

 

 


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