hero

Controller

TELUS

TELUS

Accounting & Finance
Toronto, ON, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Controller

Location:

Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2V5

Req ID: 39000
Jobs by Category: People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function: Finance
Status: Full Time
Schedule: Regular

Description

TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods is a great place to work. You can see it in our team members. The diversity of the team and their unique contributions set us apart from the competition. Our success is based as much on our future friendly team as the innovative technology solutions we offer.

Our team members include people like you – enthusiastic, innovative, passionate, and energetic. We believe that you'll find our high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging and financially rewarding.

Here’s the impact you will make and what we will accomplish together

TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods is leveraging our world-leading technology and innovation to tackle one of the most pressing social challenges of our time – achieving more efficient production while lowering the impact on the environment. We believe that by delivering data insights and digital solutions that empower and connect producers to consumers we can improve the quality, safety and sustainability of our food and consumer goods.

We offer an unmatched suite of innovative solutions and purpose-built applications for every participant in the supply chain, from seed manufacturers and farmers through to grocery stores and consumer goods companies. Our solutions consist of the latest technologies that enable our customers to optimize their businesses with more accuracy, efficiency and profit and create unified, trusted, and sustainable food and consumer goods value chains.

The Controller for Consumer Goods is responsible for ensuring financial information is properly reported and analyzed in a timely and accurate manner to allow for more efficient business decision-making by senior leadership. This role will report to the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Here’s how

Budgeting and forecasting

The Controller’s primary responsibility is to support the forecasting process. This role will conduct variance analysis to show management how the budget and/or rolling forecast compares against actual performance. In addition, some other areas of support are:

  • Evaluate inorganic growth opportunities
  • Process optimization to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Market research
  • Capital allocation
  • Product profitability and optimization

Decision support

The Controller not only reports forecasts and variances but also uses that data to advise management on decisions such as how to improve performance, minimize risk or capture new opportunities from both within the company and within the external environment. Some examples would be:

  • Analysis of historical financials to understand trends
  • Creation of business cases to support investment rationale
  • An updated forecast with risks and opportunities to current plan
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Additional Key Functions

  • Support finance department initiatives, such as system implementation(s), department, or company-wide improvements
  • Assist in the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Support the accounting team with the month-end close process, including but not limited to monthly entries, accruals analysis, and revenue recognition
  • Partner with the business to ensure there is a deep understanding of the cost base, revenue drivers; instill strong cost discipline
  • Assist the Controller in inquiries from the Leadership Team or other management personnel regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc
  • Take ownership and engagement of the team and personal development by professional training and collaboration

Qualifications

What you bring to the role

  • Excellent communications skills to present financial information in a simply easy to understand way leveraging data insights and visualizations
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and finance theory and principles with the ability to perform complex financial analyses
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines
  • Excellent numeracy and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience operating in a complex matrix organizational structure and fast-paced business environment across different time zones preferred

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in same or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Accounting preferred)
  • Proficient with MS Office and Google applications (advanced Excel skills)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS

Join us

Collectively, our talented team and integrated solutions uniquely position us to transform collaboration within the industry at a global level, empowering and connecting producers to consumers for a more efficient, sustainable future.

Everyone belongs at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want, and our communities need.

Do you share our passion for enabling remarkable human outcomes?

Together, let’s make the future friendly.

Salary Range: $94,000-$142,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 20%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

Please note that the compensation shown in the job posting is effective January 2023 and may be subject to change in 2024.

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world.

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

82%
2023 engagement score

140,000+
Team members worldwide

12
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.

Controller

Location:

Toronto, ON, CA, M5J 2V5

Req ID: 39000
Jobs by Category: People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function: Finance
Status: Full Time
Schedule: Regular

Description

TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods is a great place to work. You can see it in our team members. The diversity of the team and their unique contributions set us apart from the competition. Our success is based as much on our future friendly team as the innovative technology solutions we offer.

Our team members include people like you – enthusiastic, innovative, passionate, and energetic. We believe that you'll find our high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging and financially rewarding.

Here’s the impact you will make and what we will accomplish together

TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods is leveraging our world-leading technology and innovation to tackle one of the most pressing social challenges of our time – achieving more efficient production while lowering the impact on the environment. We believe that by delivering data insights and digital solutions that empower and connect producers to consumers we can improve the quality, safety and sustainability of our food and consumer goods.

We offer an unmatched suite of innovative solutions and purpose-built applications for every participant in the supply chain, from seed manufacturers and farmers through to grocery stores and consumer goods companies. Our solutions consist of the latest technologies that enable our customers to optimize their businesses with more accuracy, efficiency and profit and create unified, trusted, and sustainable food and consumer goods value chains.

The Controller for Consumer Goods is responsible for ensuring financial information is properly reported and analyzed in a timely and accurate manner to allow for more efficient business decision-making by senior leadership. This role will report to the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Here’s how

Budgeting and forecasting

The Controller’s primary responsibility is to support the forecasting process. This role will conduct variance analysis to show management how the budget and/or rolling forecast compares against actual performance. In addition, some other areas of support are:

  • Evaluate inorganic growth opportunities
  • Process optimization to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Market research
  • Capital allocation
  • Product profitability and optimization

Decision support

The Controller not only reports forecasts and variances but also uses that data to advise management on decisions such as how to improve performance, minimize risk or capture new opportunities from both within the company and within the external environment. Some examples would be:

  • Analysis of historical financials to understand trends
  • Creation of business cases to support investment rationale
  • An updated forecast with risks and opportunities to current plan
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Additional Key Functions

  • Support finance department initiatives, such as system implementation(s), department, or company-wide improvements
  • Assist in the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Support the accounting team with the month-end close process, including but not limited to monthly entries, accruals analysis, and revenue recognition
  • Partner with the business to ensure there is a deep understanding of the cost base, revenue drivers; instill strong cost discipline
  • Assist the Controller in inquiries from the Leadership Team or other management personnel regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc
  • Take ownership and engagement of the team and personal development by professional training and collaboration

Qualifications

What you bring to the role

  • Excellent communications skills to present financial information in a simply easy to understand way leveraging data insights and visualizations
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and finance theory and principles with the ability to perform complex financial analyses
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines
  • Excellent numeracy and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience operating in a complex matrix organizational structure and fast-paced business environment across different time zones preferred

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in same or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Accounting preferred)
  • Proficient with MS Office and Google applications (advanced Excel skills)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS

Join us

Collectively, our talented team and integrated solutions uniquely position us to transform collaboration within the industry at a global level, empowering and connecting producers to consumers for a more efficient, sustainable future.

Everyone belongs at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want, and our communities need.

Do you share our passion for enabling remarkable human outcomes?

Together, let’s make the future friendly.

Salary Range: $94,000-$142,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 20%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

Please note that the compensation shown in the job posting is effective January 2023 and may be subject to change in 2024.

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world.

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

82%
2023 engagement score

140,000+
Team members worldwide

12
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.

Description

TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods is a great place to work. You can see it in our team members. The diversity of the team and their unique contributions set us apart from the competition. Our success is based as much on our future friendly team as the innovative technology solutions we offer.

Our team members include people like you – enthusiastic, innovative, passionate, and energetic. We believe that you'll find our high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging and financially rewarding.

Here’s the impact you will make and what we will accomplish together

TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods is leveraging our world-leading technology and innovation to tackle one of the most pressing social challenges of our time – achieving more efficient production while lowering the impact on the environment. We believe that by delivering data insights and digital solutions that empower and connect producers to consumers we can improve the quality, safety and sustainability of our food and consumer goods.

We offer an unmatched suite of innovative solutions and purpose-built applications for every participant in the supply chain, from seed manufacturers and farmers through to grocery stores and consumer goods companies. Our solutions consist of the latest technologies that enable our customers to optimize their businesses with more accuracy, efficiency and profit and create unified, trusted, and sustainable food and consumer goods value chains.

The Controller for Consumer Goods is responsible for ensuring financial information is properly reported and analyzed in a timely and accurate manner to allow for more efficient business decision-making by senior leadership. This role will report to the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Here’s how

Budgeting and forecasting

The Controller’s primary responsibility is to support the forecasting process. This role will conduct variance analysis to show management how the budget and/or rolling forecast compares against actual performance. In addition, some other areas of support are:

  • Evaluate inorganic growth opportunities
  • Process optimization to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Market research
  • Capital allocation
  • Product profitability and optimization

Decision support

The Controller not only reports forecasts and variances but also uses that data to advise management on decisions such as how to improve performance, minimize risk or capture new opportunities from both within the company and within the external environment. Some examples would be:

  • Analysis of historical financials to understand trends
  • Creation of business cases to support investment rationale
  • An updated forecast with risks and opportunities to current plan
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Additional Key Functions

  • Support finance department initiatives, such as system implementation(s), department, or company-wide improvements
  • Assist in the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Support the accounting team with the month-end close process, including but not limited to monthly entries, accruals analysis, and revenue recognition
  • Partner with the business to ensure there is a deep understanding of the cost base, revenue drivers; instill strong cost discipline
  • Assist the Controller in inquiries from the Leadership Team or other management personnel regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc
  • Take ownership and engagement of the team and personal development by professional training and collaboration

Qualifications

What you bring to the role

  • Excellent communications skills to present financial information in a simply easy to understand way leveraging data insights and visualizations
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting and finance theory and principles with the ability to perform complex financial analyses
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines
  • Excellent numeracy and problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience operating in a complex matrix organizational structure and fast-paced business environment across different time zones preferred

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in same or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance or Accounting preferred)
  • Proficient with MS Office and Google applications (advanced Excel skills)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS

Join us

Collectively, our talented team and integrated solutions uniquely position us to transform collaboration within the industry at a global level, empowering and connecting producers to consumers for a more efficient, sustainable future.

Everyone belongs at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want, and our communities need.

Do you share our passion for enabling remarkable human outcomes?

Together, let’s make the future friendly.