Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis in Mississauga at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for a Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) who will grow at our Mississauga, ON corporate office.

The FP&A Manager is responsible to support profitable growth of the organization by providing analysis and recommendations to all areas of the business unit.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the Financial Planning and Analysis team, focusing on the monthly close and forecasting processes as well as the annual budget preparation and strategic planning.
  • Oversee financial planning and reporting including full P&L exposure as well as some Balance Sheet account responsibility.
  • Identify areas that require focus, develop analysis and make recommendations to improve processes/financial results.
  • Lead the development of the business case for new opportunities from a financial perspective.
  • Understand brand and customer profitability and highlight areas in the business that require focus.
  • Oversee Trade program management which includes volume rebates, advertising allowances etc.

The perfect person will have:

  • CPA Designation
  • 8-10 years progressive experience in financial analysis ideally at the manager level
  • High degree of accuracy in financial statement preparation and month end processing
  • Proven coaching and people management experience
  • Experience with large ERP and Financial Reporting systems ideally SAP and BPC
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data, turning it in to meaningful analysis and presenting to senior leaders across the business
  • Superior time management – ability to manage self, time and priorities and ensure all team deadlines are met
  • Ability to independently identify areas in the business that require financial focus


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.