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Business Controls Manager - SCM

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Date: Feb 17, 2019

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 40670 
Region: Americas 
Country: Canada 
State/Province: Ontario 
City:  Toronto 


At Celestica, our people make the difference and fostering an environment that enables our employees to thrive and succeed continues to be one of our strategic priorities. Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success.



The Business Controls Manager – Supply Chain Management (SCM) works in support of Supply Chain and has responsibility for global business processes at Celestica (CLS).  Our mission is to foster a culture where governance, risk and compliance becomes an integral part of our business processes, driving value to CLS through the creation of Smarter controls, standardization of processes and resultant efficiency.  We provide advice, counsel and guidance to management in Supply Chain to assist with the proper effectiveness and efficiency of day to day operations. 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. The role will work closely and collaborate with our Internal Audit function.


Responsibilities Include:

  • The decisions made by this role results in enhancing controls and minimizing risk exposures, increase in process effectiveness and efficiency, and reduction in costs.
  • Requests, gathers and provides basic guidance on internal controls and risk management for the company.
  • Provides internal controls advice worldwide and develops tools to assist with control advice and communication. 
  • Execute activities around the schedule of site teams and demonstrate tact and diplomacy when handling sensitive issues.
  • Will interface with internal auditors at manager’s request.
  • Approves corporate and global risk acceptances.



  • Understands Supply Chain, inventory management, manufacturing, and purchasing principals
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Analytical and statistical skills.
  • Understands and can apply Corporate and General Accounting Policies
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy and working under tight time deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Understands the inter-relationships between departments and actively participates in cross-functional teams.
  • Understands audit requirements and standards
  • Knowledge of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and multiple business applications.
  • Can create basic spreadsheet macros with additional skills in Pivot Tables and VLookup.
  • Working knowledge of ERP applications (SAP)


  • Frequent overnight travel will be required – 25-50%



  • 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • 2+ years relevant Supply Chain/Operations experience
  • 2+ years of Internal Audit/Internal Controls experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Financial and/or SCM Operations Audit experience is an asset  



Bachelor’s degree in related field (Materials Management, Engineering, or Business) or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.


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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