The Clorox Company Finance Analyst Burt's Bees, FP&A in Brampton, Canada

Finance Analyst Burt's Bees, Forecast & Business Analysis

(Financial Planning & Analysis)

career opportunity with Clorox Canada!

Position summary

As a member of the Canadian Finance Team, this highly analytical position will provide dedicated financial support to the business and customer team in decision-making processes and business planning & analysis activities. Also help the Business Team to achieve its financial commitments by identifying & monitoring risk and opportunities.

Make your mark

At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

Key responsibilities

  • Support preparation of annual and quarterly business team forecasts, including variance analysis and management reports, ensuring required inputs are accurately embedded in the financial forecasts within established timetables.

  • Complete monthly reports of business team actual performance versus forecast and identify/ research key drivers of variances.

  • Support preparation of analysis/ evaluations of the financial impact of business proposals including new product introductions, pricing actions, Sku rationalization, margin enhancing initiatives, promotions and select customization using established tools and procedures.

  • Prepare specialized financial analysis to support business team's understanding of key drivers in its P&L (e.g. trade and marketing spend/ accrual rates, volume/ mix/ assortment, cost savings).

  • Provide forecast and quarter end financial data to Corporate Financial Analyst to aid in completion of consolidated reporting to Clorox Corporate.

  • Prepare Sku level product profitability analysis using established tools and procedures.

  • Review Standard costing, make changes as required, and explain variances.

Position requirements

  • Undergraduate degree and working towards a CGA/CMA/CA designation

  • 2 years of experience in forecast, financial and business analysis

  • Experience in cosmetics / personal care industry, working with a large no. of SKUs is an asset

  • Advanced Excel and strong financial modeling skills

  • Working knowledge of BPCS, Cognos & Essbase an asset

  • Highly motivated, energetic and team-oriented

  • Organized, able to manage time/ multiple tasks and meet deadlines

  • Strong financial analytical capabilities and forecast experience

  • General accounting theory and financial statement preparation

  • Ability to disseminate relevant data and challenge assumptions made by personnel

  • Ability to think strategically and communicate on a cross-functional basis, balancing long-term strategic issues and short-term tactical issues

  • Solid understanding of other functional areas (sales, marketing, product supply)


Ready to keep learning? Whether your focus is on supply chain cost management, financial forecasting, long-range planning and analysis, or financial reporting, you'll work on assignments across the organization that will build your business knowledge, technical skills and leadership experience.

More about Clorox

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products;

  • Pine-Sol® cleaners;

  • Liquid Plumr® clog removers;

  • Poett® home care products;

  • Fresh Step® cat litter;

  • Glad® bags, wraps and containers;

  • Kingsford® charcoal;

  • Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces;

  • Brita® water-filtration products;

  • Burt's Bees® natural personal care products;

  • RenewLife® digestive health products; and

  • Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality® and Neocell® dietary supplements.

The company also markets brands for professional services, including Clorox Healthcare® and Clorox Commercial Solutions®.

More than 80 percent of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

Clorox Canada was founded in 1972. It is a team of 400 employees with the head office located in Brampton and two additional manufacturing facilities. Our iconic brands are: Clorox, Green Works, PineSol, Kingsford, Hidden Valley, K C Masterpiece, Brita, Glad, Burt's Bees and Renew Life. You can visit our website at:

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. The company has been broadly recognized for its corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Wall Street Journal Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list, Barron's 2018 100 Most Sustainable Companies, and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018. In support of its communities, The Clorox Company and its foundations contributed about $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2018. For more information, visit, including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo.

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