Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Sr Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-Ontario
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/7/2018 2:22 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Field
    Administration/Accounting (Finance)
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    First Shift
  • Overview

    The Senior Financial Analyst will provide financial and analytical support to the business partners and help improve the effectiveness of our reporting, planning and forecasting activities to streamline processes and improve information tools to drive value.


    • Assist with the consolidation and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
    • Assist in analysis of monthly financial results and reconcile supporting documentation
    • Assist in preparation of annual budget and supplemental forecasts
    • Build complex financial models to analyze strategic business options and identify key value drivers
    • Follow industry key drivers and trends that influence the company’s competitive position and conduct comparable company analysis
    • Work with sales operation group to improve promotional spending tracking and analysis with the goal of improving effectiveness and streamlining processes
    • Work with manufacturing and supply chain groups to improve cost and working capital structures and optimize operational processes
    • Develop and continuously upgrade financial reporting and key metrics
    • Develop and maintain cross-divisional relationships with key business partners to maximize team’s effectiveness
    • Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information and reports, share best practices and develop systems knowledge
    • Perform special projects and assignments as required


    • Highly motivated and creative individual who is results oriented and has demonstrated academic and professional excellence
    • 3 to 5 years work experience in financial reporting, analysis, modeling and budgeting with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility
    • Self-motivated and resourceful; able to multi-task and focus on delivering results
    • An articulate communicator who also recognizes the importance of listening
    • An enthusiastic team member who collaborates well with others and builds strong working relationships
    • Energetic and resilient with a strong work ethic; sense of accountability, open to feedback and focused on achieving excellence
    • Strong project manager with a desire to improve processes, takes initiative and committed to developing creative solutions that generate value
    • Analytical, quantitative and logical with raw intellectual ability
    • Advanced working knowledge of Excel, Access and PowerPoint
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
    • MBA from top tier business school may be considered in lieu of experience


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