Finance, Agriculture Analyst in Canada

Finance, Agriculture Analyst in Canada


Job title: Finance, Agriculture Analyst

Company: McCain Foods

Expected salary:

Location: Coaldale, AB

Finance, Agriculture Analyst Job Details:

Position Title: Finance, Agriculture Analyst

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time ​

Position Location: Coaldale

Requisition ID: 23961

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


  • Assist Field Department with administration of McCain/Grower (AgPortal) website.
  • Complete and Thorough understanding of SAP and Potato Contract and Receiving Program (PCR), including supporting IS to resolve PCR issues.
  • Have a working knowledge of the new GX core + RQI system
  • Support Field Department/Regional Agronomy with spending – Coupa support (invoicing, PO reqs, order changes, vendor training, etc.)


Agriculture/Field Department-

  • Manage and maintain information entered into Potato Contract and Receiving Program (PCR system). This includes contract template setup at crop year to benefitting vendor payments, seed payments, miscellaneous payments and deductions, down payments, warehouse shrinkage, trucking, etc.
  • Track potato usage and inventories in the field and raw potato storage warehouse locations.
  • Audit all systems to ensure inventory accuracy, accurate interfacing and for accurate/timely payments.
  • Verify dock reports with potato report, including resolution of any issues.
  • Work with state/provincial and local authorities to meet contract specifications within grading functionality.
  • Conduct lien searches to meet legal requirements for each vendor (where applicable).
  • Vendor Master Maintenance — setup to validation, including one time vendor setup.
  • Prepare payment requests and ensure accuracy and timeliness of payments to growers, trucking companies and miscellaneous vendors. Validate payment information is interfacing accurately from PC&R to SAP.
  • Review and maintain contracts and files. Keep records to be used in calculating grower’s payment. As well as, maintain accurate, complete records assuring pesticides, compliances, amendments, inter-company transfers and other required information is included through cooperation with the Field Department.
  • Maintain good working relationship with growers resolving payment and contract issues as necessary as well as with contracted trucking company and internal customers.
  • Prepare and publish reports on potato procurement and grower accounts as needed.
  • Assist Field Manager in contract negotiations
  • Assist with support and training for scale clerk position.
  • Assist with system testing for all Ag programs.


  • Handle all accounting responsibilities for the raw product being received, transferred, and sold at the plant. Invoice preparation, A/P responsibilities, A/R responsibilities, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare required month end reports for local and corporate business partners.
  • Assist with yearly internal audits.
  • Assist Field/Ag Finance Managers in budget and forecasting preparation for PT files (data pulls from 5 year crop averages, overhead spends, etc).
  • Prepare month end accruals/reclass entry supporting information for Ag Finance Manager
  • Prepare potato PPV and spending explanations for Ag Finance Manager
  • Prepare inventory/purchase explanations for Field/Ag Finance Manager
  • Handle ad-hoc requests from Ag Finance/Field Manager

All other duties as assigned (iDoc requirements for super-users).


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance (preferred).
  • Relevant work experience in manufacturing environment.

Required Length & Type of Experience:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in agricultural or cost accounting (preferred).
  • Strong technical, analytical, and systems skills (SAP, Microsoft Excel)
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills with ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects.
  • Must be able to investigate complex issues and resolve problems.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.

Required Certification, Licenses, Registration:

  • Not required


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and telephone keyboard and talk or hear.
  • Requires visual acuity to focus on desktop and/or laptop computer screen.
  • Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening.
  • Requires to go out to production floor or Ag storage areas.
  • May required to travel to corporate office or other plant sites.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate.
  • Frequent interaction with plant staff.
  • Communication with manager located in different location.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.

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Job Family: Agriculture; Finance

Division: NA Finance

Department: ​Operations Finance ​

Location(s): CA – Canada : Alberta : Coaldale || CA – Canada : Alberta : Calgary || CA – Canada : Alberta : Edmonton || CA – Canada : Alberta : Grand Prarie || CA – Canada : Alberta : Lethbridge || CA – Canada : Alberta : Red Deer || CA – Canada : Alberta : Rocky View

Company: McCain Foods (Canada)
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