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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  7454

Lewis Center, OH, US, 43035-9424

Date:  Sep 9, 2022

Financial Analyst

Job Description



As a key member of the ATS IA - Columbus 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.





Operational Duties


  • 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
  • Prepare cash flows as required
  • Monitor and prepare project milestones billings to ensure that progress billings are up to date




Financial Reporting and Accounting


  • 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
  • Monitor project milestones billings to ensure that progress billings are up to date
  • Monitor intercompany billings and payments on shared projects
  • Monitor and keep track of collections from customer
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly SFR
  • Liaise with external auditors with respect to project based enquires


Internal Control, Policies and Procedures


  • 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 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




Education: Degree in Business, or Accounting, CPA/CMA designation required





  • 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)
  • Must be hands-on, detail and results-oriented and able to consistently meet deadlines


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 flexible work schedules, employee events, free coffee beverages, and employee referral and safety shoe programs.
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, paid vacation, company paid short- and long-term disability, company paid life insurance, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health benefits, 401K matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program.
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development, including tuition reimbursement programs and our commitment to promoting from within.


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