North York, Ontario

FINANCE BUSINESS PARTNER (CONTROLLING)

FINANCE BUSINESS PARTNER (CONTROLLING)
Full-time, North York

JOB OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Director IA Finance, this individual should have the potential to assume a leadership role with increased responsibility over the short term. The position is responsible for controlling, accounting and business partnering to support IA operations. The incumbent is also expected to contribute to the improvement of IA financial processes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Controlling:
1. Participation in site leadership team meetings/Cost day at +QDCI meetings/APU team meetings/Platform capability meetings/3P Governance meetings
2. Lead the development of annual budget, quarterly forecasts and Strat Plan with the support of the dedicated IA operations group.
3. Review monthly variances to budget and develop a mitigating plan if required.
4. Business case development/analysis to support operations initiatives.

Business Partnering:

1. Provide business partnering to the relevant areas in a manner to develop teamwork and to successfully achieve business targets.
2. Provide financial education awareness training for site and dedicated IA operations group.
3. Support key initiatives for the site by providing financial analysis
4. Requires key knowledge of the IA operations in order to be an effective business partner.
5. Key member on the APU

Financial Accounting:

1. Review and enter month end entries in SAP including accruals/reclasses
2. POV analysis to review key drivers – work with the site to understand/correct variance driven by process orders.
3. Ensure that invoices are compliant and processed correctly

Product Costing

1. Approval of all master data requests that have a financial impact (recipe/BOM/costing lot size/LLA %)
2. Product costing for all new materials created
3. Annual budget costing runs, releasing new standard costs on Jan 1st

REQUIREMENTS

• Advanced degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA or MBA).
• Minimum four (4) years of previous relevant experience in an industrial environment with focus in manufacturing accounting and business partnering.
• Good knowledge of IFRS reporting rules for interface with financial reporting teams.
• Basic knowledge of industrial controlling methods (variance analysis, cost of goods calculation).
• Demonstrated ability to challenge, influence, advise and advocate in a constructive manner.
• Ability to lead transversal activities.
• Proficient computer skills: ERP (SAP) systems, standard MS suite tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), database programs, internet applications and interfaces to internal systems.