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Accounting Manager

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Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Suzhou, CN

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 40469 
Region: Asia 
Country: China 
State/Province: Jiangsu 
City:  Suzhou 

Detailed Description:
Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate managers and employees performing diverse roles within large sites. This includes establishing plans/objectives, and developing policies for the function/unit. Accountable for projects or programs on a multi-functional, national, or regional basis. Work is guided by broad site objectives and corporate policy. Work requires developing solutions, precedents, and/or policies. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and sets goals to achieve objectives. Establishes long-term plans/objectives and recommends changes to policies. Develops department budgets and goals. Has overall responsibility for business process for the organization. Sound decisions are essential for the overall success of functional, division, or company operations. Provides direct supervision to others, or indirect through subordinate supervisors, and coordinates the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees. Reviews employees’ performance and recommends employee compensation; coaches for improved performance and disciplines as necessary. Provides final approval for subordinate managers’/supervisors’ salary and performance recommendations. Builds cross-functional relationships where persuasive skills, negotiation skills, and considerable tact are required to gain support. Interacts regularly with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers. Maintains positive relationships with key customers, suppliers, etc., who have a significant impact on the success of the organization.

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

Manages financial and accounting staff within the department. Staffs the department, assigns work, reviews performance and addresses performance issues. Provides daily leadership, coaching and development to team members. Responsible to set team goals and to communicate and monitor these goals to ensure targets are achieved. Reviews and interpret monthly and quarterly financial statements for internal and external reporting purposes. Responsible to manage site/regional/corporate accounting and reporting processes. Manages integration of site(s) to ensure they understand the financial reporting and accounting requirements. Drafts or provide input to the corporate accounting polices and ensure that the site/region/business unit understands and implements these policies. Provides first line support to site/regional financial teams on complex reporting or accounting issues as they arise. Focus on global intercompany transactions and resolving related intercompany issues with sites/ companies located globally. Knowledge of cash management would be an added advantage.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of financial management
  • Broad knowledge of an electronic manufacturing environment and processes.
  • Good understanding of integrated business applications.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Significant skills required in multi-tasking and time management
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Ability to effectively lead, manage, train and motivate a diverse group of employees.
  • Verbal and written communication in English

  • 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)
  • Occasional overnight travel is required
    Typical Experience:
  • Nine plus years of relevant experience
    Typical Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree, or consideration of an eq

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) is a US$5.6 billion global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Our customers trust us to deliver the most advanced design, engineering and manufacturing expertise for their highly sophisticated and complex products. From advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware solutions for the Cloud, at Celestica we manage the complexity for our customers and set the bar for quality and reliability in their markets. Our customer portfolio includes leaders in the enterprise computing, communications, aerospace and defense, industrial, smart energy, healthtech and semiconductor markets. Headquartered in Toronto, our global network spans 13 countries with 26,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.


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