Kawneer Lethbridge - Controller in Lethbridge at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/28/2019

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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 11 countries in North America, Europe, North Africa and Asia.
Kawneer partners with customers,communities, and the environment to achieve collective success. Through stronglinks with our partners, we are able to provide benefit beyond the tangiblegoods that we produce. For our customers, that means value added services. Forour communities, that means giving back to employees and enriching the lives ofthe people 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:
TheController is responsible for all areas relating to both financial andmanagement reporting. This position will be responsible for developing andmaintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurateand timely financial statements. In addition, the Controller will support thepursuit of value, creating business opportunities and act as a business partnerto the Plant Manager. The Controller is responsible for managing the team toensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accuratemanner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accountingactivities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-endaudit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The
Controllerwill have contact with business and operational lead team. The position reportsdirectly to the Plant Manager and functionally to the Kawneer North AmericaFinance Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure general ledger and financial statements are complete and accurate.
  • Manage accounts receivable, accounts payable, and invoicing functions
  • Manage month-end and year-end accounting closing processes.
  • Ensure month-end deadlines are met.
  • Ensure financial statements are accurately stated before closing the accounting period.
  • Ensure completion of Arconic’s internal control testing (ASAT) requirements are met.
  • Ensure compliance with Arconic and Business Unit financial reporting requirements.
  • Manage general ledger reconciliations and account analysis.
  • Responsible for the integrity of the closing process for Oracle and JDE systems.
  • Ensure that all journal entries are prepared in accordance with GAAP and Arconic policy.
  • Provide analytical information in order to help drive business decisions: Product Margin Analysis, Working Capital Assessment, Risks & Opportunities, etc.
  • Manage and drive the development of an employee suggestion/improvement scheme (DI)
  • Manage the financial forecasting, annual planning and bridging activities.
  • Leading, supervising and coaching the development and activities of the accounting team.
  • NOTE: The controller and their finance team will have financial accounting responsibilities for manufacturing plant at Lethbridge as well as 2 service centers in Montreal and GTA