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Expert Financial Analyst-supply chain

Posting Start Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: St-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: 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.



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!


Our beautiful Cascades family is growing: the Cascades Boxboard Packaging team is looking for a Financial Analyst.

At Cascades, we bring out the full potential of our employees. You will have the necessary support and great opportunities to accomplish yourself, evolve as a professional and flourish in your new role.

Does a career with a growing Quebec company appeal to you?

Why work at Cascades


  • Work-family balance;
  • Group insurance & pension plan with company contributions;
  • Profit sharing plan (not once, but twice a year!);
  • Employee assistance program (because we care about the physical and mental health of our Cascaders);
  • Long-term career management plan and training center (we told you we were bringing out the best in our people!);
  • A work environment focused on knowledge sharing and valuing individual and team successes;
  • Contribution to the success of a Quebec-based multinational with strong environmental values.

Individual responsibilities


Reporting to the Controller, the Financial Analyst's mission is to support his/her manager in making strategic decisions and establishing the business strategy of his/her group in order to contribute to the achievement of financial and operational objectives. In addition, you will use your sector expertise to prepare the reports and analyses required for the preparation of your sector's financial statements, while ensuring the completeness and reliability of the information produced and communicated. Finally, you will set up training sessions and make relevant recommendations to optimize processes and implement business strategies, thus actively contributing to the operational and administrative efficiency of your sector. To do this you will have to


  • Support the operational and supply chain team for requests related to logistics costs and supply chain optimization
  • Support the sales team with sales performance analysis requests and support the entities' margin improvement initiatives (Mills)
  • Act as financial support for the planning and supply chain team (S&OP)
  • Develop financial analysis tools for logistics costs
  • Support the 4PL implementation in the conversion plants
  • Actively participate in the preparation and analysis of results and financial statements for the logistics component of the sales team as well as for the entity sales component (Mills)
  • Contribute to the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of current processes
  • Ensure the reliability and completeness of the financial information produced
  • Monitor best practices in his/her specialty and share them within the organization
  • Respect the internal control structure in order to minimize the business risks inherent to operations and fraud 

Experiences and strengths

Speaking the truth and having the heart to spare are pillars of Cascades. We hope to find these values in our future Cascade employees!

As a financial analyst, you will be able to showcase your qualities and skills. We are looking for someone who has the following qualifications


  • A Bachelor's degree in finance, administration or accounting;
  • A minimum of 7 to 10 years of relevant experience;
  • Have a CPA designation or be in the process of obtaining it (an asset);
  • Be bilingual
  • Demonstrate analytical skills, autonomy and a high level of initiative 
  • Knowledge of SAP & Power B I strong assets
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel environment
  • Be action oriented and able to exercise a consultative role
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills and thoroughness

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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