Financial Analyst - Kawneer Lethbridge in Lethbridge at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

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Job Description

Kawneer is a part of Arconic'sBuilding and Construction Systems (BCS) business and is a leading supplier ofarchitectural systems and services to the global construction market, withoffices in 6 countries in North America and Europe.
Kawneer partners with customers,communities, and the environment to achieve collective success. Through stronglinks with our partners, we can provide benefit beyond the tangible goods thatwe produce. For our customers, that means value added services. For ourcommunities, that means giving back to employees and enriching the lives of thepeople who surround and support us. For the environment, that means beingresponsible in our decisions and careful in our actions.
We are committed to innovative andcreative product design. Our products can meet the most exacting engineeringand technical standards while overcoming sophisticated design challenges.Kawneer's design expertise, combined with aluminum's flexibility andrecyclability, makes our architectural systems and products the right solutionsfor today and tomorrow.
Primary Purpose of the job:
TheFinancial Analyst will assist the Controller in all areas relating to bothfinancial and management reporting. This position will have primary responsibilityfor the reconciliation, analysis and accurate reporting of all requirementsrelated to pensions, benefits and insurance. In addition, the Financial Analystis responsible for reporting and remittances related to VAT and Corporate taxes. This position addresses tight deadlinesand a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation,financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget andforecast activities. The Financial Analyst will have contact with business andoperational lead teams. The position reports directly to the Controller forKawneer Canada with presence in Alberta, Quebec and Ontario.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support management team in weekly flash, financial forecast and budgeting process.
  • Analysis of financial and operational results including analysis of plant spending and variance analysis.
  • Reconcile invoices and statements for pension expenses with disclosure from actuary, calculate and remit contributions, prepare journal entries and monthly account reconciliations.
  • Participate in and assist in preparation for Pension Committee meetings and annual member assembly.
  • Validate invoices for employee benefits such as group insurance, calculate various taxable benefits and ensure entries are accurate.
  • Calculate and record monthly tax entries.
  • Ensure accurate and timely remittance of Federal and Provincial VAT taxes.
  • Participate in the month-end close process to ensure accurate and timely business results.
  • Preparation and review of account reconciliations.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects and processes.
  • Ensure completion of the ASAT for internal controls & financial objectives.
  • Cross-train with other team members to increase bench strength of the Finance team and insure comprehensive coverage of all required activities.
  • Produce Ad-hoc reports and other duties as assigned.