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IDEX FP&A Manager in Waterloo, Ontario

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Position Summary:

IDEX/MPT is seeking to hire a Finance Manager at our facility located in Waterloo, Ontario responsible for financial planning and analysis functions. This rewarding role has the opportunity to work closely with business leadership to provide impactful financial information and drive business performance. MPT plays a leading role in critical pneumatic applications across healthcare, food, environmental and industrial markets and is well positioned for growth.

The Finance Manager will report directly to the Director of Finance, partnering on strategic business initiatives and providing insight into key operational performance and commercial metrics. MPT is committed to providing this role with strong career development opportunities and the ability to collaborate cross functionally.

Reports To: Finance Director

Essential Functions:

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists in the preparation of the monthly forecast and Quarterly Business Review for all functional areas of the business and related subsidiaries.

  • Participates in the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes including establishing assumptions, spreadsheet modeling, consolidation, analysis and presentation preparation.

  • Prepares ad-hoc financial analysis to support senior management decisions.

  • Monitors orders, sales, profit, and cash against the targets on a weekly basis.

  • Updates cost and expense trend reports, and analyzes variations ensuring alignment with the forecast.

  • Leads the design, development, deployment and maintenance of all internal FP&A Reports.

  • Responsible for Working Capital and department spending analysis.

  • Extracts financial data from various finance and information systems including OneStream and JDE as required.

  • Expected to advise the Director of Finance immediately of all errors, irregularities or significant adjustments or journal entries as they occur.

  • Lead costing analysis of new products / major product revisions.

  • Perform initial ROI analysis on major capital expenditures and coach non-finance managers on investment decisions.

  • Lead commercial finance analyses, supporting Business Line Leads and Commercial Team with detailed and timely analysis of customer/market performance.

  • Assist in leading annual 8020 and detailed “bottoms-up” P&L review, working cross functionally to understand resource allocation and make recommendations for change.

  • Other duties, as assigned

Organizational Relationships:

Success in this position requires the ability to build a strong partnership with the FM and Business Unit Senior Managers and frequent communication with finance peers. These relationships must be built on respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork and professionalism.

  • Ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization.

  • Clear, precise communication skills.

  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and present data.

  • Operations and commercial literacy.

  • Ability to organize multiple responsibilities and deliver results in an accurate and timely manner while adapting to changes in priorities.

  • Ability to influence and strategically partner with individuals of various educational and technical backgrounds, both inside and outside the organization.

  • Detail and process oriented.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure.

  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up skills.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics and/or MBA required

  • Minimum of 4-7 years of financial planning & analysis experience required

  • Experience in preparing, analyzing, and implementing accounting and reporting requirements.

  • 4-7 years of finance / accounting experience in a manufacturing environment with close knowledge of inventory / cost accounting

  • Excellent computer and technological skills, including high proficiency in OneStream and Microsoft Office Applications preferred

Other Qualifications:

  • Leads and/or participates in special projects and assignments as required.

  • Maintains the professional standards of the Finance Department.

Quadro Engineering Corp. is committed to providing a barrier-free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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