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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  8425

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Mar 5, 2023

Financial Analyst - Projects

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 600 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 

Major Duties


  • As a key member of the ATS Industrial Automation Finance team your primary objective will be to provide project financials to the business.You will be a business partner to the project and operational management teams to help ensure successful project execution. This will be accomplished through financial reporting, measuring and controlling, budgeting, forecasting, and cash management.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Liaise with Project Management team, providing timely and accurate financial information
  • Review PM’s forecast to ensure integrity
  • Prepare and comment on monthly project variances 
  • Prepare financial analysis on projects for management 
  • Lead role in the project revenue forecasting process
  • Contribute to the preparation of the monthly MBR package
  • Assist in the month end, quarter end, and year end reporting requirements
  • Participate in the yearly planning process
  • Responsible for the accounting and administration of all contracts in progress including:
  • Setup and maintain job control sheets for customer contracts and change orders
  • Setup and maintain projects in JDE
  • Ensure job margins in JDE are consistent with the project manager’s forecast
  • Must be hands-on, detail and results-oriented and able to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Monitor project milestones billings to ensure that progress billings are up to date 
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly financial package
  • Liaise with external auditors with respect to project based enquires
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to in a consistent manner within the division and that the financial reporting standards are applied consistently.  Regularly review policies and procedures with Divisional Controller and Senior Financial Staff, to develop an ATS best practice approach for the financial management of the company. 
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the safeguarding of company assets.




  • Degree in Business, or Accounting, Working towards CPA designation 



  •  Previous exposure to Percentage of Completion Accounting a definite asset. 
  •  Exposure to a manufacturing or job cost accounting environment is preferable. 
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization both verbal and in written. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical, financial reporting and accounting skills as well superior computer skills (advanced knowledge of Excel, JDE experience a definite asset).

Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:

  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our treat days, free gourmet coffee beverages, employee referral bonus and onsite cafeteria.
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health and dental benefits including Lifestyle Spending Account, RRSP matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development. Ask about our tuition reimbursement program and our commitment to promoting from within.


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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