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Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 120362 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 


Coordinates, administers and controls financial operations in more than one small business units or in one complex site. This job is the first Director level. Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate managers and employees performing highly specialized roles in a major function or division/department within medium to large sites. This includes long-term planning, objective setting, policy formation, interpretation and management while providing latitude and discretion to subordinates. Accountable for projects or programs on a multi-national or global basis. Work requires investigating and resolving a wide variety of highly unusual conditions that carry long-term implications. Requires developing new strategies, policies, practices, methods, programs or techniques and utilizing them to analyze and interpret difficult problems or situations and/or establishing new strategic direction that is site or multi-site specific. Participates with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Has overall responsibility for planning, budgeting, implementing and maintaining costs, methods and employees in a site and/pr business sector. Has overall responsibility for business process for the organization. Makes a final decision on administrative and operational matters in area of responsibility to ensure achievement of objectives. Sound decisions are essential for the overall success of functional, division, or company operations. Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area through several department managers. Assigns objectives, reviews performance and approves employee compensation, coaches for improved performance. Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers. Interactions normally involve controversial situations, customer negotiations, or influencing and persuading other senior level managers. May represent the organization in public speaking venues and/or community events.

Detailed Description

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Manages financial and accounting personnel within the department.
  • Staffs the department, assigns work, reviews performance and addresses performance issues.
  • Provides leadership, coaching, and development.
  • Promotes and maintains a productive work environment.
  • Develops policies, procedures and business controls to provide work direction.
  • Ensures coherence within the organization as far as compensation policies are concerned.
  • Provides financial leadership by reviewing, analyzing and interpreting financial and budgetary information.
  • Participates in management decision-making drawing on information, analysis and recommendations developed through the department.
  • Provides analysis of investment decisions, product pricing, and profitability.
  • Provides reporting and analysis of current financial position.
  • Develops external business relationships by providing financial rate and cost structures.
  • Develops financial models associated with business opportunities.
  • Manages activities associated with the financial planning process.
  • Coordinates and consolidates order forecasts, revenue forecasts, manufacturing and operations costs for multi-year timeframes.
  • Implements and supports financial processes and system architecture throughout business units.
  • Develops new procedures and implements new processes to continually improve service quality.
  • Where the site/unit is also a specific legal entity, responsible for Statutory Reporting in line with local requirement.


  • Expert knowledge of the marketplace conditions for finance
  • Expert knowledge of Celestica’s finance organization including strategic policies and objectives.
  • Excellent understanding of global business environment and Customers business, organization, products and processes.
  • Ability to lead complex negotiations effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Ability to interface with many international sites to establish strong working relationships and cooperation.
  • Ability to effectively lead, manage, train and motivate a diverse group of managers and employees.

Physical Demands

  • Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment
  • Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data
  • Repetitive manual movements are frequently required (e.g. data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc)
  • Overnight travel is required

Typical Experience

  • Eleven to fourteen years of applicable experience. Breadth of knowledge is an asset.
  • Site experience is strongly recommended.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's degree, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accounting designation recommended.
  • Education experience may vary by geography.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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