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Business Controls Advisor / Internal Auditor

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Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 40369 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


What’s in it for you?

When you join Celestica, it’s more than just a job. It’s about being part of a team of talented individuals who are passionate about what they do every day, and contributing to our forward thinking and collaborative solutions for our teams and customers.  


About the position

This position is to ascertain the adequacy and reliability of internal controls, minimize risk exposures, ensure that the operations are being carried out in line with company's policies & procedures and recommend operational improvements by carrying out internal reviews.


As an auditor, the incumbent must execute the audit around the schedule of very busy auditees and demonstrate tact and diplomacy when handling sensitive issues. The decisions made by the job results in enhancing controls and minimizing risk exposures, increase in process effectiveness and efficiency and reduction in costs.


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

  • Participates in the development (formulate scope, purpose and objectives) of the annual audit plan, schedule and implement for the site/region.
  • Provides an evaluation of the internal controls.
  • Reporting of major audit findings.
  • Researches and influences policies and procedures changes and additions.
  • Provides detailed guidance to site/region on interpretation of CSA.
  • Analyses CSA results and reviews board reporting. Executes ASCA (application systems audibility and controls assessment) reviews.
  • Follow-up on prior audit reports.
  • Is the site/region contact for business controls advise.
  • Executes internal audits as team member or lead auditor.
  • Acts as a liaison to outsourced internal auditors.
  • Documents risk acceptance and gets relevant approval.
  • Plus other assignments per management request.



  • Working knowledge of Celestica’s finances organization including strategic policies and objectives.
  • Strong knowledge of basic computer applications and the ability to learn and use multiple applications specific to this department including ERP and office systems.
  • Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion. 
  • Ability to recommend accounting process changes based on intimate knowledge of accounting processes, policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to direct others on accounting practices. 
  • Ability to recommend creative accounting solutions that is in accordance with U.S. GAAP or GAAP of the relevant country.
  • Ability to manage large scale budgeting/forecasting process. 
  • Ability to analyze and summarize key highlights and makes recommendations to management for plan/forecast savings.
  • Perform financial sensitivity analysis against all key factors (pricing, operating and costing) and provide management with pecommendations/solutions.
  • Makes recommendations based on interpretation of results.
  • Understands MRP configurations/processes. 
  • Creates basic spreadsheet macros. 
  • Ability to design custom queries in job-related software. 
  • Understanding of the relationships between the various tools.
  • Understands how to use the political structure in the organization and how to get things done using that structure.
  • Expert knowledge of business process redesign and business process analysis techniques
  • Has significant audit experience
  • Requires varied skills and diversified experience. 
  • This job is a blend of Finance and Accounting, Information Technology and systems related areas.
  • Understands unique audit requirements and control issues for the region
  • Obtain and maintaining business knowledge of processes and other functions to interpret and certify processes. Including strong knowledge of ERP concepts, SCM Processes and inventory management
  • Business travel requirements upto 40% 



Six to eight years of relevant experience



Bachelor’s degree in the field of finance and auditing, engineering or IT, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferably with either CA or CPA designation


At Celestica, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


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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