Regional Supply Chain Finance Manager

Location: Concord, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
Canada Bread Company, Limited is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.  It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns, and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets, and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream, and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the supporting the supporting the Supply Chain leaders and support staff with operational performance information and analysis, and providing project management support for all Productivity initiatives.  This position has the fiduciary responsibility to ensure compliance with all financial policies and procedures


  • Analyze / quantify Material and Labor variances and causal drivers on a weekly basis, Fixed Cost monthly.
  • Review performance analysis findings with Supply Chain leaders on a weekly basis.
  • Support development and approval of Capital Investments – AFEs.
  • Project management support for productivity initiatives leveraging File Maker Pro.
  • Provide analytical support for monthly operational reporting packages.
  • Validate Physical Ingredient and Packaging Inventories and provide analysis on usage
  • Support Annual Planning Process including updating Material and Labor Standards and Fixed Cost Budgets
  • Support reconciliation of Units Produced vs Units Shipped
  • Fixed Asset Inventory Reconciliation
  • Support on site Internal Audit Reviews
  • Interface with A/P on vendor issues and reconciliation of Match Exceptions
  • 5-7 years of experience in a Process Cost environment.
  • 4 year degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Self-starter and ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Proficiency with Oracle GL / COGS Modules, MS Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
  • Travel may be required: 10-20%
Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.

Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Canada Bread Accessibility at

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