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Position: Data & Financial Analyst
Organization: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St Clair E.)


About Us:

We're creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. We partner with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans, and deliver local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good. We deliver directly to our member's homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis from our 20,000 sq. ft headquarters located in East Toronto. We are a fast growing company working to realize some exciting and ambitious plans in the coming few years. We’re a progressive organization focused on the overall happiness, health and balance/mindfulness of our 90+ staff.

Since 2017, Mama Earth Organics has been a certified B Corporation - a community of companies using business as a force for good. B Corps work toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

The Role and responsibilities:

The Data and Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical and financial support to the senior leadership team to assist Mama Earth in making evidence-based business decisions in order to achieve our goals. You will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. Your key duties and responsibilities are:

  • Perform financial cash flow and accrual based reconciliations and reviews (actual results vs plan and prior year), ensuring timely and accurate disclosure of results.
  • Take a proactive role in understanding key financial components in the P&L and be able to explain key drivers for material changes in the results.
  • Responsible for assessing and evaluating internal control systems with respect to financial reporting.
  • Seek out opportunities for improvement in processes and systems utilization while ensuring financial reporting and accounting controls and system needs are recognized and addressed.
  • Monitor relevance and efficiency of financial reporting. Define and address financial performance reporting issues, engage all involved parties to resolve these issues.
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends and patterns in complex data sets.
  • Evaluate general reporting operations for inefficiencies and identify areas where you can create, automate, and develop tools.
  • Other special projects and ad hoc reporting as required.


  • You possess a university degree in accounting/finance/business or equivalent experience.
  • You have excelled for 2-3 years in a similar role.
  • You’re a creative problem solver with excellent analytical skills and the ability to manipulate data with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • You’re able to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions leading to recommended business solutions.
  • You have excellent administrative and organizational skills with the ability to set priorities, adjust and respond professionally to changing priorities and ad hoc issues.
  • You’re an excellent communicator (both verbal and written) who is naturally curious and possesses great interpersonal skills with a proven ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • You’re a whiz at mining large amounts of data from multiple sources in a short time to determine the most relevant information for conducting the required analysis.
  • You have the business sense to understand why you’re pulling data and determine whether it seems accurate.
  • You are a strong Microsoft Excel user and have the ability to build sustainable financial models.
  • If you have your CFA and/or experience with Quickbooks - it’s an asset.

What’s In It For You:

  • You’ll be putting more food dollars into local farms so they can continue to grow the most nutritious and delicious produce while preserving farmland and biodiversity in Ontario.
  • You’ll be a key contributor in the economics of Mama Earth’s epic growth story.
  • You’ll be joining a thriving business driven by an experienced leadership team who have built successful businesses.
  • You’ll be joining a team of talented, fun people who take pride in supporting the Local Food System one crazy fresh produce basket at a time.

Things You Should Know

  • This is a full-time position located in East Toronto at 19 Waterman Ave that includes a competitive salary, benefits program, and staff pricing on organic food.

  • We don't have cubicles and we all feel lucky to be here!

How do You Apply?

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:
We kindly ask that you apply to us via email only, please no phone calls.

Thank you very much for your interest and good luck!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 6 2020    ID: 55946