Financial Manager
Stantec
Burnaby, BC
Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FST’s) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger. Explore opportunities in Financial Services.

Your Opportunity

An opportunity exists for a Financial Manager with strong collaboration, leadership and organizational skills. As a key member of the Financial Services team and a Business Partner to operations, the Financial Manager will bring financial expertise to our British Columbia business and will be based in our Burnaby or Vancouver office.

Your Key Responsibilities

Provide ongoing financial support to your Business Partners who include Operations Leadership, Project Controllers and Project Managers
Coordinate and manage all aspects of financial operations for the Business Centers you support including Financial Statement Review & Analysis, Reconciliations, Days Sales Outstanding, WIP Management, Billings, Accounts Receivable and Collections
Prepare monthly and YTD Executive Summaries for leaders to assist them in making sound strategic and operational decisions
Ensure compliance with company policies, practices, procedures, and protocols
Ensure key controls for financial reporting related to Stantec’s SOX and internal control program are effective and operational
Effectively lead a team of Project Accountants and determine the best composition and allocation of work given the resources available. Coordinate the monthly cycle close
Analyze project financial data to identify challenges and solutions;
Coordinate with other Financial Mangers and Controllers across the business to plan and implement continuous business process improvements and best practices
Maintain a strong understanding of contractual agreements with clients
Support leaders in the development of forecasts as well as annual operating & capital budgets
Work collaboratively with both internal and external auditors
Provide support as required on potential new acquisitions and integration of project financial data.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Demonstrated excellence in building strong relationships with Business Leaders, Project Managers and Project Controllers
A track record of helping leaders clearly understand the relevant financial aspects of projects they lead
A proactive approach to effective financial management
An ability to determine how systems and processes may best be applied to streamline administrative practices
Skilled at leading teams and working collaboratively within team environments
Very strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Self-motivation with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business or Commerce or a related field with a minimum of ten years of directly related financial management experience.

A professional accounting designation such as a CPA is desired.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Occasional travel to other office locations may be required.

This description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Financial Analysis

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Other Locations: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190003G5