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Financial Analyst Fresh Merchandising

Requisition ID:  166215 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Finance Fresh & Non-Fresh Merchandising 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our Fresh Merchandising Finance team. This position is based out of our office in Mississauga, ON in a hybrid capacity.

Job Description

The Financial Analyst Category Management will provide financial analysis and business decision support to Finance Manager for Fresh Category Management.


In this fast-paced role you will:
•    Serve as business partner for the Fresh department Category Management Directors
•    Put forward suggestions to improve functional area processes
•    Assist in process of creating and maintaining forecasting, targeting, and budgeting templates
•    Assist in development of performance analysis and prepare various analytical reports
•    Present reports effectively with various business partners including, finance and category managers and directors
•    Perform required administrative tasks which may include running SAP/SAPBW/CIS/Longview reports, participating in meetings, and responding to phone and e-mail messages
•    Perform account reconciliations and account analysis
•    Work with the Business Process Optimization (continuous improvement) teams to identify opportunities to reduce costs
•    Develop and manage various reports in SAP, Longview/Khalix, and SAPBW

Job Requirements

What your resume will demonstrate:
•    An Undergraduate Finance or Business Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a DEC and a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
•    Working towards accounting designation (CMA or CGA) an asset
•    Previous experience working with Category Management or Retail stores is an asset
•    Proficient in GAAP an asset
•    Proficient use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Power Point 
•    SAP, Longview/Khalix, SAPBW, and other ad-hoc systems


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as: 
•    Growing organization
•    Competitive salary
•    Pension plan
•    Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
•    Ongoing Training & Development
•    Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers) 



Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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