Manager, Finance – Bell

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If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team.

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.
Are you ready to take your career to the next level at Bell? If you are someone who is interested and passionate about bringing new ideas to life, leading change, using cutting edge technology, and making things better, then being part of the Financial Close Controller team is the place for you!

The Financial Close Controller team is seeking a highly motivated Manager to be a part of the Controller organization’s transformative journey towards becoming trusted and valued business partners delivering Financial Results in an entirely new way through best in class people, processes and innovation

Job Duties/Accountabilities:
Supporting the transformation of the financial results close function through centralization and optimization
Support the financial results close process to ensure accurate, complete and timely results through:
Partnership with various business unit stakeholders to understand the business
Review and critical analysis of financial results
Management of risks and provisions
Support of various internal and external reporting
Preparation, review and/or approval of month end transactional processes
Support of control environment and audit requirements
Support various special projects
Provide guidance on new transactions, projects, processes and accounting standards to assist the business achieve their results while maintaining strong governance and controls
Identify areas of potential improvements in existing processes and/or assist in the implementation of changes that lead to increased efficiency and improved effectiveness of processes
Identify gaps in information systems, data systems, and financial reporting tools and partner with appropriate teams to resolve
Identify and leverage technology opportunities to recommend and implement process improvement initiatives, identifying areas of overlap and potential efficiency gains.
Analysis and presentation of financial information to drive value-add decision-making

Critical qualifications / competencies:

Education:
A Bachelor’s degree in either accounting/finance, business/commerce and/or previous financial reporting experience
CPA or related finance experience considered an asset

Experience:
2-3 years in similar finance and / or accounting role

Technical skills:
Strong proficiency in MS applications including Excel, Powerpoint, Word
Working knowledge of SAP-BI, SAP-FI and associated accounting systems would be a valuable asset
Experience in AI and Machine Learning would be a valuable asset

Leadership / People skills:
Ability to support a culture of innovation – a personal interest in upskilling in latest digital and technology trends and an openness to learning new tools and ways for working
Passion to understand operational business and its linkages to financial processes
Attention to details, speed and accuracy
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating an ability to make complex issues and processes simple and understandable
Highly organized, with the ability to independently plan and execute on multiple priorities and demonstrate calmness and composure in times of uncertainty and stress.
Ability to partner and build sound relationships to influence and engage with various cross-functional groups and management levels towards a common vision
Ability to take initiative and ownership of issues and tasks by leading resolution
Proven ability to work in a team

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.

Additional Information:
Position Type: Management
Job Status: Regular – Full Time
Job Location: Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Application Deadline: 08/20/2021

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

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

Created: Canada, ON, Mississauga

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