KIK Custom Products

Financial Analyst

CA-ON-Concord
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-4679
# Positions
1
Min. Years Exp.
3
Division
KCB
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

Overview

As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion household and personal care, over-the-counter, and pool additives categories, we maintain close relationships with over 70 global CPG customers and virtually every relevant major North American retailer. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.

KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.

 

KIK Consumer Brands – Household Division

Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers. Although Household started as a small bleach plant in Concord, Ontario, we have since expanded to a network of 8 plants strategically located across the United States to efficiently manufacture a variety of cleaners for both hard and soft surfaces. . In addition to its private label portfolio, Household manufactures and markets Greased Lighting® and The Works® branded products.

 

KIK Consumer Brands – Pool Division

KIK’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.

Responsibilities

Position overview

  • Completes the analysis of financial results to determine accuracy and completeness of information. Prepares various financial reports; compiles and reviews financial plans and budgets. Ensures compliance with budget allocations and investigates variances.  Performs financial analysis at complex levels including rate of return, depreciation, working capital, investments, budgeting, cost analysis and financial and expense performance comparisons.

 

Internal Financial Reporting

  • This position will primarily provide financial analysis support to the Divisional Controller.
  • Prepare and analyze non-consolidated trial balance and financial statements
  • Critical to success is the ability to interpret financial performance results and translate them into operational improvements. Investigate unusual account variances identified with management and review related accounting records to ensure they are resolved.
  • Ability to clearly articulate financial information to both finance and non-finance personnel
  • Manage the month-end cutoff processes/deadline execution, including the preparation of timely and accurate monthly financial statement consolidation work papers and consolidation entries, including preparation of subsidiary company financial statements and monthly management financial statement reporting packages.
  • Reconcile Divisional inter-company accounts on a monthly basis. Review the inter-company account balances and manage the timely settlement of outstanding balances.
  • Analyze and reconcile assigned Divisional general ledger accounts (e.g. prepaid expenses, deferred charges, goodwill & intangible assets, interest expense, etc.).
  • Prepare other reports and balances as required.
  • All positions within the finance team have a clear, uncompromising responsibility to ensure internal controls and business policies are followed.
  • Other ad hoc projects as may be required

External Financial Reporting

  • Assist in preparation of quarterly FS, MD&A, Board presentation and other ad hoc items
  • Assist in the preparation of annual audit supporting working papers and analysis.
  • Liaising with external auditors and providing audit support when required.

Special Projects

 

    Due diligence (M&A), accounting research and Internal audit assistance

 

ERP

  • Maintain E1 (JD Edwards) chart of accounts, etc. Post journal entries and run key reports. Liaise with IT group on new reports, structure and system maintenance.

Travel

  • Some travel may required for this role

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Chartered accountant (CPA, CA)
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Creative problem solver who is well organized, thrives on working in a fast-paced environment, takes initiative, ability to manage competing priorities.

 

A Career with KIK Offers:

KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.

Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.

KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Accommodation available upon request.

Apply for this position

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration in your area of interest.