Senior Manager, Operations Finance
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Senior Manager, Operations Finance

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Please Note: If you are a current Spin Master employee with access to Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company? 

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you! 




What's it like to work here?




Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  





Job Description:

The Role:

Reporting to the Vice President – Global Financial Reporting & Compliance, the Senior Manager, Operations Finance is a key member of the Finance team and is responsible for the reporting and management of global inventories, cost of goods sold (“COGS”) and distribution expenses for Spin Master. In collaboration with various functional partners including Operations and the Financial Planning and Analysis (“FP&A”), the role reviews, monitors and ensures the delivery of accurate financial results.

  • Complete Operations finance month-end close process with respect to inventories, COGS and distribution expenses.
  • Lead process improvements including enhancing month-end reports for accurate and more efficient reporting.
  • Review and analyze standard costing models and variances in conjunction with FP&A and Operations on a monthly and annual basis;
  • Review and analyze productivity savings vs. prior year, budget and forecast.
  • Perform variance analysis vs. prior year, budget and forecast on inventories, COGS and distribution expenses monthly in conjunction with the FP&A and Operations teams
  • Ensure appropriate Internal Controls related to Operations are implemented, documented and are operating effectively.
  • Ensure Spin Master policies with respect to inventories, COGS and distribution expenses are documented and applied consistently across the entire company.
  • Lead annual Inventory counts from a Finance perspective.
  • Supervise Operations Financial Analyst
  • Lead company initiatives for improvements in management reporting from an Operations Finance perspective
  • Support the VP, Global Financial Reporting & Compliance with ad hoc requests as needed

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of post-qualification related experience in supply chain operations financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel skills preferred
  • Completion of a post-secondary degree and Professional Accounting Designation (CPA CA, CPA CMA, CPA CGA).




What you can expect from us:


Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
•    Integrity
•    Open Mindset
•    Innovation
•    Partnerships
•    Collaboration
•    Driving Results
•    Entrepreneurship


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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID R171
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Senior Manager, Operations Finance


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