Marketing Finance Manager - Danone Canada (Hybrid)

Toronto, ON

Food Services
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Location: Toronto, Canada, ON, CA

Company: DANONE

Mission: In this role, the Marketing Finance Manager will be responsible for driving the profitable and sustainable growth agenda for Beverage Creation Category (includes such amazing brands as Silk, Evian, International Delight, Stock) through effective collaboration with the Brand Team and cross functional partners.


Main responsibilities:

  • Act as the gatekeeper of the P&L by challenging team to optimize financial results and paybacks
  • Add value to the business by ensuring cross-functional team receives timely information and understand its implication to support great business decisions
  • Collaborate with internal teams to evaluate business decisions through ad hoc analysis (i.e. provide business case support) for new product launches, new investments and cost saving initiatives
  • Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of new products launches through analyses pre and post completion
  • As the Finance Lead for the category, you will contribute to 3-year Strategic Plan, Annual Plan and Rolling Forecast process
  • Contribute to enhance Innovation reporting and be the key contact for communication to Danone Group

Job Requirements
Qualifications and skills:

Critical thinker, dedicated to self-improvement and a passion for detail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) – positive attitude, proactive and intellectually curious
Team oriented – able to lead others, work independently, and collaborate across diverse groups and individuals
Strong work ethic with a bias towards action and ability to overcome roadblocks or other obstacles without giving up; work flexible hours during peak periods
Bachelor's in business administration or Accounting
Minimum 3 years’ experience in Finance controlling ideally in CPG sector
Bilingual: English and French is an asset
Strong knowledge of systems (SAP, Excel, Power query, etc)

Danone Canada offers a hybrid work model based on a commitment to flexibility and employee choice, with the opportunity to work remotely and from the office.

Danone Canada is a business unit of Danone and operates from headquarter offices in Boucherville, Quebec, and Toronto, Ontario. Danone Canada is the country’s largest consumer-facing B Corporation, demonstrating that the company meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. From year to year, Danone is recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for its forward-thinking work environment and was awarded the Parity Certification Women in Governance for our commitment towards gender equality in the workplace. We have 500+ employees across Canada that are engaged and energized to deliver Danone’s mission: Bringing health through to food to as many people as possible, by working on strong brands such as Activia, Oikos, Danone, Silk, International Delight and many others. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone Canada doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to cultural background, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or age. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all our employees share the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

Danone Inc. is committed to complying with its obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Danone Inc. will make reasonable efforts to provide accommodation throughout its recruitment process, to the point of undue hardship, and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process. Questions concerning the availability of accommodation in the recruitment process may be forwarded to

Please note that this posting has been written in the masculine form solely to shorten the text. We promote diversity and encourage all people with the skills mentioned in this posting to apply for this position.