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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  8450

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Mar 12, 2023

Controller, SuperTrak

Job Description


Be part of the change. Help us build better automation. 

From concept to deployment, our team is focused on helping our customers realize the connection between Smart Conveyance and higher performing automation. If you’re looking to drive change in the automation industry, working with an innovative and collaborative team, SuperTrak CONVEYANCE™ is the place for you. 



ATS is focused on growing our SuperTrak business and we are currently establishing a broader scope for our financial team to support the strategy.   As a member of the management team, your position will be both challenging and rewarding, including significant decision making responsibilities. You will be responsible for all financial reporting and budgeting processes for the division. Your team provides financial and analytical support for all operations and sales activities within the division. 





  • Plan, organize, and guide team members through the financial reporting of the division 
  • Develop and train Financial team members to ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to in a proactive and consistent manner within the division
  • Regularly review policies with other team members to develop  ATS best practices
  • Review and assess areas of business risk within the division
  • Maintenance of the internal controls for the division



  • Direct the monthly close process, driving a 7 days close process to 5 days
  • Responsible for ensuring that the financial reporting is in accordance with IFRS
  • Oversee the effective management of internal and external auditors
  • Drive system implementations, enhancements and controllership projects (account reconciliation, operational reporting, MJE, etc.)
  • Partner with Corporate Shared Services to identify synergy opportunities
  • Liaison with professional advisors on legal, audit and accounting matters as required
  • Coordinate the preparation of year end audit files



  • Prepare divisional annual budgets, forecasts and long term plans as required
  • Work with the GM to identify corporate wide cost savings opportunities, and opportunities for efficiency gains in day to day operational activities
  • Work with the Vice President, Finance to develop and implement a performance measurement system for the division, including implementation of the ATS Scorecard at the division
  • Work with Corporate Finance Staff to arrange financing for division operations as required, including bank financing and government assistance where appropriate
  • Participate in M&A integration activities, in conjunction with the Segment and Corporate Development teams

Additional Information



As a designated accountant (preferably a CA designation or a CMA with relative experience) you will have experience in a job cost manufacturing environment. You will be responsible for the effectiveness of internal controls, and compliance with government regulations and Bill 198/Sarbanes-Oxley.



  • A post-secondary diploma or degree specializing in accounting, finance or equivalent.  A professional financial designation such as CA, CPA, CMA or CGA is required.



  • A minimum of 8 years’ of experience in accounting/controllership roles of increasing responsibilities (manufacturing, financial and cost accounting environment)
  • Excellent communication and strong analytical skills are required
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and commit to accuracy and attention to detail required
  • Previous work experience in a Big 4 is a plus
  • Strong organization skills and work ethic
  • Willing to work in a fast moving, complex international environment
  • Self-starter and proactive approach







At ATS, it starts with our People! 

We believe the foundation of a great company is having the best team and winning as a team. Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with the SuperTrak CONVEYANCE division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality. 



Why Join ATS? 


  • Be a part of a thriving organization that is a global leader in advanced automation solutions 
  • Collaborate with other bright, talented professionals focused on innovation and continuous improvement 
  • Discover opportunities for growth within ATS as we strive to develop, engage, empower, and energize our people 
  • Make an impact and give back to our community in a meaningful way 
  • Work in a safe, positive, and inclusive environment where everyone is respected and given the opportunity to do their best 
  • Enjoy an attractive compensation package including flexible work schedules (where applicable) 
  • Participate in company sponsored BBQs, annual picnics, and holiday parties 
  • And much more! 



ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary. 

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