Manager, Finance, Business Unit Controller – Temporary 12 Months

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City : Montreal

Category : Accounting, Financial, Insurance

Industry : Telecommunications

Employer : Bell

Req Id: 192715

Bell is a truly Canadian company with a 137 year track record of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Includes corporate and operational finance, internal teams support, the controllers group, internal audit and risk advisory services, taxation, treasury, corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions.

The Business Unit Controllers team is seeking a motivated Manager within the BU Factories Controllers team for a one year term.

The Manager will report directly to the Senior Manager, Finance and is responsible for assuming responsibility for the financial integrity of the Business Unit. This position will require reviewing and approving significant accounting entries, Balance sheet account analysis and other month end closing procedures. This position is also responsible for recommending and implementing accounting policies and standards that will enhance financial integrity and interpretation (i.e. capital vs. expense) along with continuous improvement of financial processes and controls.

Job Duties/Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee financial accounting functions within the controller team and in partnership with other groups (i.e. Finance) by identifying issues and adhering to accounting policies using IFRS
  • Oversee month end close procedures, such as approving monthly financial transactions and journal entries, balance sheet account analysis and quarterly reporting
  • Manage accounting estimates and provisions via a deep understanding of business risks and processes
  • Ensure financial integrity of results through the understanding of financial processes and controls.
  • Assist the Senior Manager in identifying opportunities for process and policy improvements and implementing change where required
  • Support the Senior Manager through understanding business initiatives, new product introductions, operating initiatives, process improvements and systems and technology projects.
  • Partner with Finance for monthly variance analysis for Financial Reporting

Critical Qualifications/Competencies

  • 3 to 4 years of experience in Accounting and Finance
  • Professional accounting designation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • In-depth problem solving and research skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Highly organized, ability to multi-task
  • Must be a team player with superior interpersonal skills. Experience with practical application of accounting principles that combines strong core technical abilities, industry specific knowledge, and a passion to understand business and financial processes

Preferred Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of SAP


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : New Brunswick : Saint John || Canada : Newfoundland : St. John's || Canada : Nova Scotia : Bedford || Canada : Nova Scotia : Halifax || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Quebec : Verdun
Application Deadline: 04/29/2018

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role. Applications through email will not be accepted.

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Created: Canada, QC, Verdun

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