Share this Job
Apply now »
ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6640

Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7 Lewis Center, OH, US, 43035-9424

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Planning and Analysis

Job Profile

Position Title: Senior Financial Analyst – Financial Planning and Analysis
Department: Products & Food Technology
Reports To: Vice President Finance

Job Description

As a proactive member of the Products & Food Technology team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and consolidation of the annual operating plan and monthly outlook process, while also providing analytical and financial reporting support directly to Products & Food Technology segment and ATS’ Corporate finance department. They will be contributing to many aspects of the public company corporate finance role, with broad exposure to the challenges and rewards of global growth within the changing dynamics of the public equity markets. The Senior Financial Analyst will identify continuous improvement opportunities to simplify and make improvements from a controls, process and/or systems perspective to drive positive change within and across the organization.




• Planning and coordinating the consolidated annual operating plans globally
• Assisting divisional finance leads during the annual operating plan process and subsequent monthly analysis of variances


• Assisting in building and maintaining business models, value drivers and key performance indicators, and benchmarking internally and externally
• Consolidating the monthly outlook and providing analysis of variances between Actual, forecasted and plan results Leading the Onestream CPM Financial Planning and Analysis development while creating various dashboards and reports to support both Corporate and divisional needs
• Developing and updating monthly consolidated program reporting to identify trends, opportunities, and risk 
• Maintain consolidated funnel management analysis through the use of and other internal reporting tools
• Leading the Onestream CPM Financial Planning and Analysis development while creating various dashboards and reports to support both Corporate and divisional needs
• Partner with Manager, Business Intelligence to increase accessibility to data in the divisions
• Responding to inquiries from department leads and perform required analysis


• Assisting in the month end preparation of Corporate standard financial reporting 
• Assisting with account reconciliations and preparation of quarter end and year end audit working papers
• Providing commentary on monthly and quarterly departmental variances and assist with financial reporting requirements as required
• Developing and/or preparing ad hoc financial analysis as assigned


• Ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to in a consistent manner within the division and that the financial reporting standards are applied consistently
• Assisting in the development and maintenance of company policies and procedures
• Ensuring the safeguarding of company assets


• Ensuring that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
• Adhering to all health and safety rules and procedures

Additional Information


• A post-secondary degree specializing in accounting, finance or equivalent
• Working towards an accounting designation would be beneficial


• Minimum of 4 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience
• Communicates effectively with people at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing
• Able to effectively and concisely present financial information in a PowerPoint presentation for executive audiences
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team
• Strong analytical, financial reporting and accounting skills
• Has a sense of curiosity and able to ask questions and identify variances that require further explanation
• Strong Excel skills and exposure to Onestream CPM considered an asset
• Problem solving and analysis: understand the root-cause and define the scope of the problem, identifying strengths and weaknesses of alternatives and select/recommend appropriate solution. 
• Must be hands-on, detail and results oriented and able to consistently meet deadlines
• Must be able to closely review their own work and correct errors before reports are released


This position can be performed in Cambridge, Ontario, Charlotte, North Carolina, and other ATS locations on Eastern or Central time zone. There is also the possibility that this role can be performed remote with travel.



Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Products and Food Technology Segment at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.


Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Apply now »