Job Summary   

Leads the budgeting, forecasting, long-term planning, implementation, and business strategic analysis of the financial team. Conducts financial analysis, modeling, forecasting and reporting efforts to ensure efficient financial operations. Reviews analysis results, develops insightful suggestions.

Job Scope           

•             Responsible for the preparation of the consolidated annual budget process as well as the monthly and quarterly forecasts.

•             Responsible for the preparation of the corporate division’s budget including the shared services department and to identify its areas of risks and or opportunities for improvement

•             Responsible for various variance analysis of actuals to budget for the corporate division and for the shared services in collaboration with the accounting and finance team

•             Responsible for weekly cash position reports

•             Responsible for ad hoc analysis and reports to assist Director of Finance and Senior Management in key decision making and financing process

•             Collaborate and support the Director of Finance in special projects such as business acquisitions and their integration

•             Regular interaction with members of the Management team (CFO, Director of Finance, and VPs of various cost centers)

Costing

•             Oversee and monitor performance and determine improvement areas using key performance indicators for successful manufacturing operations for BUs 

•             Oversee the Conduct cost variance analysis against established standards and identify and report major variances for BUs assigned

•             Present the recommended corrective actions to resolve manufacturing issues related to inventory and PPV as well as in the cost and variance analysis for BUs assigned

•             Supervise two costing analysts

Essential Education, Experience and Attributes  

•             Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

•             CPA

•             7-10 years progressive relevant experience

•             Public experience (GAAP)

•             Knowledge of costing models for manufacturing operations.

•             Fluency in English and French

Desirable Education, Experience and Attributes 

•             Business Valuation

•             Capital Budgeting

•             Capital Management

•             Cost Management

•             Cost Reduction

•             Financial Forecasting

•             Financial Modelling

•             Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

•             Financial Reporting

•             Investment Management

•             Profitability Analysis

•             Strategic Planning

•             Financial Analysis Software

•             Financial Research and Analytics Software

•             Staffing

•             Pay Decisions

•             Training- Knowledge

•             Evaluation

•             Supervision

•             Budget

•             Process- Policies (Partial)