Overview

Role and Responsibilities

MAIN TASKS :

+ Create financial statements, reporting and any related variance analysis.

+ Partner with Finance leadership to ensure financial reports comply with local standards and IFRS.

+ Review monthly, quarterly and annual financial information including execution of the overall financial close process.

+ Complete internal and external audit activities to meet deadlines.

+ Ensure all stakeholders receive timely, accurate updates at least monthly to assess performance and proactively steer decisions.

+ Partner with AR team to ensure aging reports and customer collections are applied.

+ Parther with AP team to ensure payments are timely reported.

+ Drive process improvement and proactively identify cost reduction opportunities.

+ Analyze financial data and maintain financial models to accurately project financial results.

+ Retain industry and company knowledge to enhance variance explanations and financial reporting.

+ Ensure accurate forecasts and clearly documenting assumptions.

+ Leverage historical trends and changes in internal or external factors to project future performance.

+ Collaborate with business partners to ensure forecasts and analysis are relevant and any gaps to financial targets are identified

+ Challenge business partners on revenue and cost trends when financial drivers indicate areas of opportunity or potential risks

+ Contribute to business process troubleshooting and enhancement initiatives (HFM, Oracle, Hyperion) where appropriate.

+ Perform ad hoc projects or analysis to enhance financial performance and better understand business drivers

+ Any other tasks or duties as agreed with Finance Manager

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

+ University degree in accounting, finance or related field required

+ CPA license preferred

+ MBA or graduate degree preferred

+ Minimum 10 years of experience in accounting, finance or related field required.

+ Experienced in tax matters and reports.

+ Knowledge of accounting principles, public company financial reporting & practices required

+ Excellent analytical skills, conceptual thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills

+ Able to thrive in an often fast paced and deadline-oriented business requiring development and refinement of processes and procedures

+ Essential knowledge and experience in Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Enterprise preferred

+ Expert knowledge of Microsoft Applications required (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)

+ Knowledge and experience in Oracle preferred

CAPABILITIES & COMPETENCIES:

+ Effectively manage stress and work well under pressure

+ Meet deadlines within prescribed timeframes

+ Ability to learn financial requirements of existing/new/different countries.

+ Ability to manage priorities and take decisions as finance country leader.

+ Able to thrive in a team environment and contribute to team objectives

+ Knowledge and skill to break down complex concepts into easy to understand action items

+ Excellent presentation skills

+ Experience creating and overseeing financial statements, reports and models

+ Ability to develop reporting and effectively present ad hoc and diverse information to leaders

+ Effectively analyze business financial performance and implement appropriate measures to maximize financial performance

+ Able to work flexible hours (may include weekends and/or public holidays)

+ Some travel required (up to 10%)

+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Position Type

Regular

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value “One CAE”, we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.