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Pricing & Trade Analyst - Contract

Mississauga - Financial Dr., ON

 The Opportunity:

This role will work closely with Sales (Customer Business Teams), CBT Finance, Accounts Receivable, Revenue Management and Customer Supply.  To manage the pricing function of updating, entering and posting of regional price and customer pricing.  Ensure customer pricing and invoicing accuracy, process pricing deductions and monthly reporting in accordance to MLF Policies and C3 Controls.  To enter accrual rates in the system, manage and process trade deductions and monthly reporting in accordance to MLF Policies and C3 Controls. 

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by April 15. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

Pricing:
  • Entering, verifying and maintaining regional pricing for MLF business
  • Entering, verifying and maintaining customer specific monthly pricing
  • Entering, verifying and maintaining off invoice allowances
  • Review and validate pricing discrepancies at order entry.
  • Review, validate and approve pricing deductions.
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  •    Liaise with our internal and external auditors on controls testing
  • Act as a liaison between Revenue Management, Sales, Customer Supply Chain and Accounts Receivable
  • Provide monthly Pricing deduction reporting
  • Ad hoc requests on Rebates, International & Industrial pricing, and system related issues etc.
  • Provide support on Pricing related projects
Trade:
  • Maintain strict adherence to our Trade Investment policies
  • Entering, verifying and maintaining Trade Accruals in the CRM system including adjustments and turnbacks
  • Validate and process customer claims & payments in a timely & accurate manner
  • Communication with Sales and Accounts Receivable on outstanding trade deductions
  • Review, validate and clear Trade deductions
  • Process payments to 3rd party Trade Spend Partners
  • Provide monthly account reconciliations for TMA
  • Monitor, escalate and promote awareness with the business on accrual performance and spending trends 
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Liaise with our internal and external auditors on controls testing
  • Provide monthly Trade Unapplied Balances reporting
  • Provide monthly Trade Adjustment/Turnback reporting
  • Provide insight and support for quarterly True up of discretionary spend.
  • Maintain Foodservice Sales commitment template on a monthly basis.
  • Provide Foodservice TIARR on a monthly basis
  • Provide support and execute the Foodservice quarterly rate changes.
  • Ad hoc requests on Turnback, Adjustments, Journals and system related issues etc.
  • Provide support on TMA projects

What You’ll Bring:

  • College or University Degree preferably in Business.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in Pricing or Trade or similar finance role such as Accounts Receivable or Accounts Payable
  • Strong problem solving skills - demonstrate ability to analyse, find root causes of errors and follow through
  • Strong organizational & time management skills and the ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skill in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in SAP, SAP Business Intelligence (BI), ITCM, ECC and CRM would be a definite asset.
  • Strong and effective verbal & communication skills with all levels of the organization

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance—combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting. 

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.

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