Senior Manager, Financial Systems

Canopy Growth | Toronto, ON, Canada

Posted Date 7/28/2022
Description

The Company

At Canopy Growth, our mission is clear: improve lives, end cannabis prohibition, and strengthen communities. We believe that cannabis can be a force for good. We’re building a consumer-centric organization that is focused on sharing the transformational potential of cannabis with the world. We will achieve this through an innovative and disruptive portfolio of cannabis and hemp-derived products.

With millions of square feet of licensed production capacity and operations spanning four continents, Canopy Growth is the world's leading cannabis and hemp company. We recognize that employees are at the core of our success, and we take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity.

Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth. If you are interested in building global challenger brands, scaling a business, and working in a values-driven environment, we want to hear from you!

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Director, Commercial & Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (“FP&A”), the Senior Manager, Financial Systems will provide subject matter expertise on those systems which support both internal and external reporting of Canopy’s financial results. This role provides critical oversight as to changes in financial planning and reporting systems, management reporting systems and serves as a key resource to the business in terms of enabling enhanced / improved reporting to drive key business decision-making. The ideal candidate possesses a combination of both FP&A and financial systems experience, as well as experience operating in a global entity with multiple business segments. The role will provide support for the finance organization during the planning and forecasting process, as well as through the monthly reporting of actual business results.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a key liaison between the global finance organization and the business with respect to identifying systematic solutions to provide data on business results.
  • Serve as a key liaison between the global finance organization and the IT organization, including providing subject matter expertise on system and data dependencies for operational reporting.
  • Maintain the Canopy management reporting system in an operational state. Gather recommendations from the user community, develop improvement plans. Accountable for Hierarchy maintenance.
  • Ongoing operation of Canopy management reporting system, weekly data loads, execution of weekly reconciliations, monthly reconciliation of the Sales Cube to GL Cube datasets, load of appropriate reconciling items, coordination with feeder systems/users to solve reconciliations errors. Create adjustments, as necessary.
  • Document and execute Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for efficient and effective execution of the Finance Financial Systems mandate.
  • Provide expertise and relevant training to users of Canopy’s financial systems.
  • Responsible for maintenance and improvements to Workday Adaptive Planning for Budget/Forecasts/Actual. Monthly load of Actuals and exports to the Canopy management reporting system of Forecasts/Budgets.
  • Be the go-to Workday Adaptive Planning “expert” for the team. Modify the Workday Adaptive Planning system on an as requested basis, or, on a project basis for more comprehensive changes.
  • Coordinate the validation of fundamental changes and enhancements to Canopy’s financial systems on behalf of the finance organization.
  • Provide governance for those attributes of master data that directly impact the internal and external reporting of financial results.
  • Provide finance leadership on new software / solution implementations, providing expertise for both the FP&A and external reporting organizations.
  • Coordinate ad hoc analysis and trouble-shooting for system issues as they arise, including appropriate coordination of solution design with IT.
  • Develop, Implement, & Maintain the framework / infrastructure for cost allocations between functions (Centers of Excellence) as well as Corporate Overhead Allocations for both budget and actuals
  • Develop, Implement, & Maintain the framework for Management Reporting aligned with our new operating model, including the ability to report financials on a geographic basis as well as a product line basis
  • Maintain statutory reporting capability for tax purposes.
  • Build and maintain a framework for capturing non-financial performance data in financial systems (headcount, units, grams, equivalence, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or equivalent required; CPA designation desirable.
  • 5+ years of broad finance experience, including a combination of both FP&A/Accounting and system governance.
  • Experience working with large and publicly traded corporations.
  • Experience with Workday Adaptive Planning software, Cognos, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, Sage, and SAP S/4HANA preferred.
  • Consumer packaged goods industry experience preferred, including familiarity with systematic solutions for price, volume and mix analysis across multiple product categories.
  • Experience in a highly controlled system environment and an awareness and desire to continuously improve the control environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to work in a team setting and build collaborative relationships with a diverse group of individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English.
  • Experience working in a growing organization with changing needs and multiple complex business transactions.

Other Details

This is a full-time, remote-first role based out of Toronto or Kanata.

We appreciate your interest, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please notify your Talent Acquisition Partner. Please note, the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

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