Finance Manager, Supply Chain Job in Mississauga for General Mills Canada |

Finance Manager, Supply Chain

June 17 2024
Industries Food, Catering, Beverage
Categories Accounting, Finance, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Mississauga, ON • Full time

Position Overview:
Join our Canada Finance Team in this exciting manager role. Supply Chain Finance plays a pivotal role in enabling significant growth and competitiveness in the marketplace. Our team is focused on continuing to optimize our Supply Chain in both the short and long-term to enable best-in-class performance & fuel our business model.

This role is expected to deliver exceptional short and long-term business results by partnering closely across all facets of the business: Supply Chain Leaders within Canada and the US, Business Unit Leaders and the entire cross-functional business team. Experience in this role will strengthen skills in the following key areas: planning acumen, strategic business model leadership, situational agility, broadening/international and operational excellence.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Partner functionally with Canada Supply Chain leadership, and cross-functional team to deliver short and long-term business results.
  • Collaborate across General Mills Canada Finance to help shape and drive continuous improvement in our collective ways of working.
  • Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams and strong partnerships with the broader US and Canada-based Finance teams to work effectively across our matrix to deliver results.
  • Develop solid financial plans to achieve targets.
  • Deliver forecast accuracy through deep involvement with Supply Chain pillars.
  • Analyze key initiatives and projects, including innovation, renovation, capital investment, Holistic Margin Management, waste, and network optimization.
  • Bring experience, analytics, insight, and candour to influence and shape short- and long-term strategies and performance.
  • Partner with internal stakeholder teams to optimize business results.

Minimum Qualifications:

Professional Requirements and Experience:

  • A university degree in Finance or Business Administration
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Finance, preferably in CPG
  • Proven ability to build trusting relationships at all levels and across all functions; ability to effectively communicate and influence all levels across the organization.
  • Strong track record of operating with gold-standard finance partnerships with an ability to influence leaders on the direction of the business.
  • Agile, organized, and able to manage and prioritize changing workload for self & teams.
  • The ability to synthesize complex matters into simple and attainable solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience partnering with Supply Chain Teams

Leadership Competencies:

  • Business Partnership: Leads the business team in identifying and pursuing opportunities that maximize shareholder value; influences across boundaries to develop and execute long term strategies; drives sound/financial business decisions that balance internal P&L performance while remaining competitively externally.
  • Business Process and Analytics: Develops value-added insights, processes, reporting and analysis that drive business results; proficient in General Mills systems.
  • Technical/Financial Acumen: Demonstrates technical/financial knowledge in a value-added way; understands, practices, and propagates proper accounting, policy compliance and reporting while ensuring a strong control environment.
  • Ability to Create Flexible Environment: Ability to lead through ambiguity with agility in a dynamic and complex environment to support effective ways of delivering goals for the team.
  • Energizes and Develops People: Inspires and motivates, collaborates across boundaries, develops people, leverages teamwork, core strengths and diversity.
  • Delivers Outstanding Results: Sets aggressive goals and priorities, delivers on short and long-term commitments, makes timely high-quality decisions, adds superior expertise.
  • Integrity: Engenders trust and credibility at all levels, demonstrates unquestionable integrity, and communicates openly and directly.

General Mills is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.


We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.

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