Assistant Controller, Reporting & Analysis

Virtek Vision International ULC, A Gerber Technology Company, is the world leader in providing precision laser-based projection and inspection products used in aerospace, industrial and heavy equipment markets.  Our solutions enable customers to produce their products better, faster and at a lower cost.  

As an integral member of the Finance team and reporting to the Controller, this role is primarily hands-on reporting, analysis & accounting duties interacting with various departments within the company.  This role is responsible for performing financial analysis and modelling; preparing annual budgets and monthly forecasting; and analyzing and communicating revenue, cost, expense and non-financial metric variances to management and cross-functional teams. 

Functions will include, but not be limited to:

 

Reporting & analysis functions

  • Preparation of monthly financial reports and management analysis.
  • Provides variance analysis, modeling, and other reports as required to analyze, track, and identify financial results and gaps, along with actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Leverages data cube to build robust margin reporting and analysis.
  • Assists in annual budgeting and forecasting cycles: preparation, ongoing revisions and completion for a number of templates for regions, product lines and departments.
  • Participate as team member in cross-discipline R&D project teams.

Accounting functions

  • Weekly accounting for deferred revenue contracts.
  • Weekly cash forecasting and submission to head office.
  • Monthly upload into head office ERP & financial modelling programs using advanced Excel functions for conversions.
  • Completion of Statistics Canada surveys as required.
  • Ad hoc projects as required including research/reporting.

Qualifications:

  • CPA designation an asset with a minimum of five years financial planning & analysis experience
  • Strong analytic skills and change management capabilities
  • Strong report writing skills with ability and desire to interpret financial information for non-financial audience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and ERP skills
  • Experience in business case modelling
  • Experienced with multi-currency
  • Impeccable attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Self-motivated