Manufacturing Financial Controller

Abb Holdings Inc
Quebec, Canada
Competitive salary
28 Oct 2020
29 Oct 2020
Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB Installation Products (ELIP) provide customers with engineered installation and safety solutions, which are easier to design, install and maintain - providing sustainable and superior performance for continuous operation throughout their life span.

One of the reasons for ABB's success is our rigorous and forward-thinking Finance function. With more than 3600 people in over 100 countries, the integrated Finance organization delivers the insights we need to make successful, long-term business decisions.

As the Manufacturing Operations Controller, you will be a vital member of the finance team within the Electrification Installation Products Business Line, in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Reporting to the Controller Electrification Canada you will provide key support to the business, ensuring accurate tracking and processing of all transactions.

Your responsibilities
  • Serving as the key partner for the Electrification Installation Products Business Line Unit Manager in determining business strategy in line with wider Division and Product Group strategies.
  • Translating business strategy into plans and establishing measurable targets, evaluating the financial implications of various strategic decisions, identifying risks and recommending actions.
  • Overseeing the business planning and forecasting process for Electrification Installation Products Business Line and serving as the interface with the country function.
  • Establishing cost structures, productivity optimization and capital efficiency while closely monitoring cash flow and taking relevant actions to improve net working capital.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal guidelines/procedures and external regulatory requirements.
  • Performing financial analysis, reporting to business managers and making suggestions to improve performance, where appropriate.
  • Establishing and overseeing the processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information, ensuring high quality information in line with defined standards and financial closing schedules.
  • Ensuring timely and efficient communication with relevant Local/Country/Division/Region Controllers, the Accounting Center and other internal customers to identify and discuss issues, suggestions for improvement of operations, work quality and efficiency.
  • Living ABB's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in an Accounting role preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems and financial reporting software.
  • Current CPA/CMA valid in Quebec.
  • Outstanding attention to detail, accuracy and ability to multitask.
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong written and verbal communication skills.

More about us

Named to Forbes 2020 list of top 15 employers in Canada, ABB values the dedication, commitment and expertise of our employees. ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and believes in an inclusive and diverse workforce. Committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.