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Finance Manager, Operations

The Valens Company, 409 King St West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Req #146
December 23, 2021

The Company:

At Valens, we believe in creating products for those who need them. We do things the right way without ever cutting corners. Whether it’s medical or recreational, local or international, we’re pursuing meaningful extraction, formulation, product development and testing to bring purposeful cannabis to the people.

We each have our unique story, but we have a common goal of creating exceptional products with the end user in mind. We celebrate team wins, big and small, by recognizing the role that everyone has played in it. It is about growing together, learning together and making a positive difference.


The Location:

  • Don’t miss this opportunity to help build and shape the growing cannabis industry!
  • Live, work and play in the heart of vibrant downtown Toronto.
  • Immerse yourself in an environment where championing the individual is not just a motto, it is a daily practice and how we succeed as a team.

The Opportunity:

The Finance Manager, Operations will provide critical support, guidance and financial analysis to the Operations team and the Finance department on strategic business decisions.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, this position will work closely with business stakeholders in Operations and Supply Chain to establish business requirements and priorities, develop and monitor KPIs, while partnering throughout the forecasting, budgeting, and month-end process.

As a Finance Manager, Operations you will:

  • Act as business partner for Operations senior management; be a trusted advisor who provides solutions to existing and emerging financial issues and opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with Operations and other key stakeholders to establish annual budget and forecast recommendations
  • Develop monthly management reports with both financial and non-financial data that is relevant for Operations senior management to assess efficiency and effectiveness of Operations
  • Support migration to standard cost environment within ERP
  • Take a lead role in operations, financial and ERP integration of acquisitions and new subsidiaries or business activities
  • Ownership of month end aggregation, analysis and reporting across all operating units
  • Establish and enforce proper processes, methods, and principles for operations reporting
  • Manage product cost development and tracking of actuals vs estimates
  • Support the operations team with plant reporting, manufacturing output and yield reporting
  • Manage the capital expenditure planning and reporting process
  • Be a trusted financial business partner to all areas of the organization

As a Finance Manager, Operations you bring:

  • 6-8 years financial analysis experience in a CPG manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce or equivalent
  • Advanced Excel skills required to consolidate data from multiple sources
  • Strong ERP operations experience (D365, SAP, JDE etc)
  • PowerBI reporting experience a benefit
  • Strong analytical and data-gathering skills, business case development and sensitivity analysis
  • Detail oriented and proven driver of change and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated capability as a team player with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • All successful candidates are required to pass background checks

As a valued member of the Valens team, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive total compensation and incentives
  • A top-notch extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental
  • An entrepreneurial and innovative environment that fosters growth and continuous learning

We are grateful for the interest in this role from all candidates, however, we will be contacting only those that are selected for next steps in the hiring process.  

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

The Valens Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a welcoming, inclusive, diverse and safe workplace where all of our team members have equal opportunity to succeed. We know this begins with recruitment. To honor our commitment, Valens encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, ages and abilities.


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