Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Sep 28, 2023

Location: Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4H 3G9

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our growing team.


Key Responsibilities/Areas of Accountability:


  • Costing Processes and Systems
    • Ensure maintenance and integrity of the costing system and related processes.
    • Product profitability analysis by product category and manufacturing / distribution location.
    • Ensure costing and inventory valuation follows SOX and Bill 198.
  • Management Reporting and Control
    • Partner with operations to develop and present annual business plans, quarterly forecasts, monthly flashes, and weekly financial pulse analytics.
    • Partner with the Operation Business partners to gather, analyze, and summarize operational financial reports and ad hoc reports and analysis.
    • Support the financial close process and analyze variances to deliver accurate results and timely reporting.
    • Prepare, distribute, and present monthly spend reports and analytics (vs. plan, forecasts, and prior year) to business partners.
    • Rationalize and optimize the internal financial setup (g/l accounts and cost centers) to align with product lines, manufacturing, and accountability structure.
    • Review and analyze weekly / monthly plant productivity and efficiency reporting and scorecard – provide analytics and ideas to ensure the teams achieve their commitments and objectives.
    • Perform financial analysis and develop business models for Inventory and COGS assessment.
    • Perform reviews and prepare financial analytics for Capital Investment Proposals (CERFs) in compliance with JW capitalization policies.
  • Accounting and Financial Operations
    • Ensure inventory valuation complies with US GAAP – remediate any gaps.
    • Financial lead in quarterly physical inventory preparation, procedures, and reconciliation – develop tools and recommendation to improve accuracy.
  • Other
    • Drive continuous improvement in finance and operations processes and standardizing across all business units improving efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Ad hoc requests or duties assigned by the Director of Finance or Sr. Controller.


Technical/Professional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of Cost Accounting concepts, approaches, and setups
  • Strong Communication Skills - Ability to summarize and present conclusions and provide clear and concise training and coaching to fellow colleagues.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi system environment.
  • Advanced Excel Skills required (data downloading, efficient manipulation and analysis)
  • Superior problem-solving abilities – thinking outside of the box for appropriate solutions.
  • Initiative/Dynamic - Needs to work cross functionally to drive improvements.
  • Detailed and deadline oriented individual.




  • University Degree – Commerce or Business Admin.
  • Accreditations – Finance Designation or pursuing such as CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) required.
  • Fluent in English.


Related Experience

  • 5+ years related experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Knowledge and experience with US GAAP and SOX (Bill 198) environment
  • Experience with OneStream and SAP will be considered a strong asset.
  • Public company experience or exposure preferred.



About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, retirement program, etc.

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.