The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for all day to day accounting requirements of the Astrex operation, including but not limited to the monthly financial close process, day to day management of customer collections and vendor payments, analysis of financial results, preparation of the monthly forecast, and other financial support to the Astrex management team.
This position will be located in Windsor, ON.
This position will report directly to the Astrex General Manager, but will work closely with and supervised by the Can Art and Constellium finance team.
Preparing monthly financial statements for the Astrex operation in accordance with the policies and process required by the Joint Venture Partners.
Determining financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results, and providing explanations of key variances
Preparing financial models to support different budget and forecast scenarios.
Providing assistance to operating management in assigned areas to facilitate proper implementation and control of budgeted plans and objectives.
Oversee the day to day administration of customer collections, vendor payments, and overall cash management of the business.
Work with external tax consultants and the Joint Venture Partners to ensure that the Company is in compliance with all tax laws and regulations.
Completing any other duties as assigned
University degree with a business or finance / accounting focus
Pursuing accounting designation would be an asset
Work Experience Requirements
3 to 5 years’ experience in financial analyst role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge & Skills Requirements
Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial analysis techniques
Solid understanding of financial closing processes including financial transaction flows from the source to the general ledger
Strong analytical and forecasting skills
Process oriented with strong project / process improvement skills
Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups, macros, financial modeling)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with strong ability to summarize and present conclusions in a concise, conceptual manner
Attention to detail, completeness and accuracy to ensure data integrity
Ability to liaise with various functional departments and build effective relationships
Demonstrated initiative, high motivation and independent problem solving skills with the ability to create and implement solutions.