Central Financial Analyst

Position Description

Job Summary

Here’s what we do…

CertainTeed is a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain -- the world’s largest building materials company with a 350-year legacy of innovation and growth. Saint Gobain group is leader in sustainable product development and environmental stewardship. We’re proud to that Saint-Gobain North America was recognized by Top Employers institute as on the best workplaces in North America & Canada.

For 113 years, CertainTeed has been synonymous with quality, trust, innovation, and service.  Our team designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions in the construction and building materials market.  CertainTeed’s broad product offering includes insulation, ceilings, roofing, siding, fence, railing, deck, exterior trim and gypsum board products. We provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.   Our offerings incorporate and promote the wellbeing for each of us and we are building a future where we collectively work together towards our core purpose to Make the World a Better Home

Here’s what you’ll be responsible for in this role.

This position will have good visibility to our business across many product lines and customer channels. In this role you will, develop and support the CertainTeed Canada business in 3 main areas, 1. Canadian manufacturing facilities, supporting the creation and implementation of standardized reporting processes.    2. Support Canada wide monthly reporting both, data collection & analysis and Reporting of monthly SG Magnitude filings.  3. Support Commercial reporting and analysis on key projects. The position will provide guidance on expenses, general accounting matters. 

  • Support Canadian Manufacturing sites, creating standardized reports, and variance analysis.  Supporting both Business Controllers and Plant Controllers
  • Support Commercial Sales reporting working with Manager of Financial Analyst- commercial
  • Internal control documentation and reporting
  • Involvement in the preparation of the Annual budget and Quarterly forecasts

Month-end closing:

  • Monthly reporting of Financial Statements using SAP to Magnitude supporting SR reporting Analyst
  • Production Review and Reconciliation
  • Monthly Management reporting “preparation of power point packages to be used for monthly business reviews)
  • Monthly closing duties, journal entries, data analysis and coding of invoices through IOL
  • Benchmarking (TPI all plants (BP & FP), CSI all plants, Prod. Summary, Mte labour rate, DL rate, K2 templates
  • Year on year Cost reporting and analysis
  • Cost Complaints reporting – Supporting Manager Quality Assurance

Other duties such as:

  • Resource for IT (implementations and testing)– GXO, IN4, SAP, QLIK etc.
  • PWC requests / Adhoc requests

Required Qualifications

Here is what’s important to have to apply:

  • Excellent understanding of financial consolidation and reporting systems ex.(Magnitude)
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance , CPA, CMA or MBA preferable or equivalent, complementary work experience
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience on financial reporting under IFRS
  • Strong analytical skills are required to quickly grasp issues impacting the financial results
  • Strong systems aptitude to deliver effective reporting (paperless web-enabled environment), ERP’s, MS Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentations
  • Good communication and presentation skills are required
  • Ability to manage projects, work independently, and communicate effectively to all areas and levels of the location
  • SAP experience preferred.

Company Summary

What we offer…

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Besides a great work culture where we work hard, while trying to have fun with various events, regular company wide activities geared towards our employees and a strong safety culture we also offer the following:
  • Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Excellent healthcare benefits package
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive RRSP , Company-funded DPSP (Deferred Profit Sharing Plan) and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Volunteer Day off: Give back to the community – each employee has one paid day a year that they can use towards volunteering their time and effort with a registered charity
  • And more perks!

Why work for us?

  • At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

To learn more about us visit www.certainteed.ca

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants upon their request. This commitment is in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).


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Central Financial Analyst

Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Posting Date: 11/30/2022

Job Code: CAN00187

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