Job Description

Company Description:

At McDonald's, we are committed to being the best, and that starts with finding the best people. We have built a team of extraordinary people from around the world. We are problem solvers, risk takers, innovators, and thought leaders that take our work seriously, but have fun doing it. We challenge ourselves to get smarter and sharper every day, we value personal and professional growth, and believe in rewarding and celebrating our successes.

Job Description:

Position title: Finance Manager
Department: Financial Reporting and Planning
Position band: Supervisory/Consultant - Global Grade 3
Reports to: Controller, Financial Reporting
Type of Position: Full-Time, Permanent

The Opportunity

How would you like to work for the #1 quick service restaurant operation in the world?!  We currently have a full-time opportunity as a Finance Manager available in the Financial Reporting and Planning team. This position will report to the Controller of Financial Reporting.  We are looking for a professional that is motivated to learn, develop, and grow within our Finance organization.

Who You Are

You are a Finance Manager or Senior Financial Analyst with 2 or more years of experience, hold a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline along with a CPA (CA/CMA/CGA) designation. Your outstanding analytical skills are complimented by strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. As a catalyst, you look to initiate ideas and improvements across all levels of the organization and drive the right behaviors towards meeting our strategic objectives  

**This position is a Flex Hybrid Model, requiring 3 days in-office and 2 days remote** 

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Maintain and develop effective processes for month-end close, quarterly projections, annual plan, and analysis.
  • Prepare accurate, timely financial analysis and reporting for senior management and for our U.S. parent.
  • Review reports for completeness, accuracy, consistency, and comparability.
  • Assess and improve reports and analysis to make sure that they meet stakeholders’ needs.
  • Provide insightful commentary on monthly variances vs. projection and plan.
  • Work with stakeholders and management to understand the numbers and provide insights and opportunities within the P&L.
  • Review/analyze/reconcile select balance sheet accounts.
  • Participate in the development of quarterly projections and 3-year plan.
  • Participate in the preparation of annual non-consolidated Canadian financial statements.
  • Prepare working papers for audit and year end reporting package; support audits as required.
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting, forecasts and projections, and analysis for local management and U.S. parent on an as-needed basis.
  • Participate in / lead special projects and analysis as required; independently take projects to completion.
  • Take ownership of personal development with a focus on learning, development, and growth to drive personal and team performance.
  • Ensure that financial practices are sound and in accordance with accounting rules (GAAP, etc.) as well as company guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain and enhance internal control procedures to safeguard corporate assets.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with a CPA/CA/CMA/CGA designation is required.
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience as a Finance Manager or Senior Financial Analyst.
  • Strong two-way communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical skills including proficiency with various analytic software tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for developing and maintaining effective working relationships and building a network for future growth.
  • Positively influences others and collaborates with a one-team mindset.
  • Ability to independently complete finance projects, including decision-making and ownership of deliverables.
  • Excellent organization, time management and documentation skills.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and challenge established practices to gain efficiencies in a high-performance environment.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to balance conflicting priorities.
  • Strong technical skills: MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word - knowledge of Hyperion, Oracle, Power BI and SharePoint are an asset.
  • A proven catalyst that drives business performance by achieving personal goals and objectives that are aligned to the organization’s strategy.
  • Seeks opportunities for development and growth within the team and the broader finance organization.
  • Ability to understand the numbers through the lens of the underlying business activity.
  • Confidence to craft and communicate key messages to management and stakeholders (storytelling).
  • Financial reporting and /or planning experience preferred.
  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP is an asset.


Additional Information:

McDonald’s Canada and Owner/Operators are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. Our workplaces have a long-standing policy of providing fair, equitable, and accessible opportunities for all employees and prospective employees. Accommodations during the application process are available upon request. 

Application Instructions

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