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Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Become a Business Partner to both the finance and operational team, providing timely and actionable analysis and KPI’s to support management decision making and achieve financial/operational targets.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Completed or working towards an Accounting Designation (CPA or CFA)
  • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • High level of organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including data extraction, query building, financial modelling, and creating dashboards
  • Experienced with integrated Finance software packages and SAP-BPC (is an asset)

Essential Functions:

  • Provide visibility and insight of business operations to management through data analysis driven by exceptional excel/dash-boarding abilities to support management decision making. Including the analysis of overheads, earned vs. available labour hours, inefficiencies (scrap, overtime premium freight, etc.) to drive profitability.
  • Design, prepare, and maintain daily, weekly & monthly KPI’s to provide enhanced feedback and accountability to the management team.
  • Take a lead on the design, development and maintenance of complex scenario based financial models to support forecasting and budgeting activities within the plant including:
    • Forecasted Sales and Material by Customer/Program/Destination using multiple demand inputs including Customer Releases and Industry Vehicle Volumes.
    • Labour/Manning models to appropriately flex manpower to match customer demand levels
    • Other account based data extraction models to support analysis and understanding of spending and consumption trends
    • Cash flow modelling to understand future cash requirements and optimize working capital
  • Assist functional Managers with the preparation of department budgets and chequebooks
  • Assist in the preparation of the bi-weekly full financial forecasts (P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash flow) and financial bridge analysis
  • Assist in the completion of month end, quarter end, and year end processes including:
    • Preparation of assigned account reconciliations and analysis to support financial statements.
    • Preparation of the financial bridge to explain monthly/quarterly actual results variances to budget/forecast
    • Manage and record journal entries as assigned.
    • Assist in the data extraction to support the preparation of standard corporate reporting requirements including AR Aging, Head Counts, and Capital and Tooling balances by program in a timely manner.
    • Support and assist in the co-ordination of external and internal audit requirements.
  • Assist in the analysis and maintenance of standard costs including:
    • Analysing the financial impact of proposed changes to the bill of materials
    • Performing labour, overhead and cycle time studies to improve the accuracy of the bill of materials
  • Assist Controller in the OPEX process to help evaluate financial impacts, and coordinate bi-weekly meetings
  • Ad-hoc reporting supporting controller and management team.

Contact Details

If interested, please connect with Pary at [email protected]