Senior Financial Analyst, Internal Audit & Compliance

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 04-24-2018


Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.



The Senior Financial Analyst position is an exciting role that provides work variety through our performance of financial and operational reviews. Our work provides team members with an opportunity to be actively mentored, well rounded and uniquely positioned to purse long-term career paths within Internal Audit, Finance or other departments. 
Working as part of an innovative, agile and highly collaborative team of fellow CPA’s, the Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for the planning and execution of a variety of internal audit reviews, including reviews within the financial, manufacturing, commercial and technology areas of the business.



  • Planning and scoping internal audit reviews, including utilization of data analytics techniques, to focus our efforts on key risks to the organization
  • Executing internal audit reviews, including developing process documentation (i.e. flow chart, narrative, and risk and control matrix) and audit procedures designed to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the programs and controls established to mitigate financial risks
  • Presenting the results of internal audit reviews to management, including practical and cost-effective recommendations for issues identified, during closing meetings
  • Drafting internal audit reports for review by the Director, Internal Audit
  • Assessing the design and operational effectiveness of key internal controls over financial reporting and disclosure controls and procedures in support of the Company’s CEO/CFO Certification compliance program
  • Provide support, coaching and training to process owners, including the development and monitoring of remediation plans to address control weaknesses
  • Other duties as assigned  


  • CPA, CA designation (CIA and CISA designations would be an advantage)
  • 3-5 years of experience in audit/assurance, preferably at a large public accounting firm
  • Results orientated high performer
  • Personable, engaging and relationship builder
  • Proactive, organized and deadline driven
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently in routine and non-routine environments
  • Medium to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Information Technology / SAP knowledge is an asset
  • Some (i.e. about 10%) of out of town travel will be required

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.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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