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Quote & Financial Modeler

Date: Jan 31, 2021

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 67332 
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. 

Job Overview:

Prepare financial models and analysis to aid business decisions.  Scope of work includes product manufacturing and services cost estimation, price determination and final proposal submission.

Detailed Description:
Provides costing and pricing support and leadership to sites and/or other functional groups or regions as required. Manages and leads the quote process, ensure quote accuracy, quality, compliance with Celestica‘s goals, responsiveness and rapid turn-around time of quotes. Leads others by supporting and executing all related processes and procedures. Trains, mentors and provides support to regions, sites and/or individuals for costing procedures and processes. Transforms product costing through continuous improvement of systems, methods and procedures

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review customer Request for Quotation (RFQ) /Request for information (RFI) and management's requirements to model cost and simulate pricing
  • Collect, consolidate and analyze data in order to identify the relevant cost drivers and estimate the time, cost, materials, labor, overhead and other costs, as well as capital required to manufacture a product and/or provide a service
  • Collaborate with internal functions globally and obtain appropriate inputs to estimate costs and prepare financial analysis, as well as provide inputs to the final proposals/quotations submissions to customers
  • Prepare and present financial analysis including analytics and insights to mid/senior level management regarding  cost/price competitiveness, recommendations  to make a product or service more cost-effective or profitable, as well as highlighting risks and mitigation tactics
  • Remain current on overall company goals and specific business unit strategy, value proposition and site capabilities in the areas of manufacturing processes, supply chain management and other services
  • Possess a thorough understanding of customer contracts’ key terms and conditions, pricing models  and reflect appropriately in modeling and simulations
  • Suggest and generate price model and product price template required by customers
  • Support  the end-to-end proposals/quotation  process improvements and tools enhancement
  • Ensure compliance of relevant process and approval policy and procedures
  • Build strong relationships and work effectively with team members to manage commitments and timelines to meet proposal/quote quality and timeliness targets

Key skills/competencies:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent communication (English) and organizational (time management) skills are essential
  • Financial analysis skills including the ability to model and interpret Income Statement,  Balance Sheet and Cash Flow are essential
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to confidently communicate results of the analysis
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels and functions within the organization
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Accounting, Finance, or related field.

Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years in Electronic manufacturing, finance or business development perferably with quotation experience
  • 2-3 years manufacturing cost estimation and/or cost accounting in manufacturing


**This position involves technologies regulated by the Canadian government's "Controlled Goods Program". Candidates MUST be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Job offers will be conditional upon candidates undergoing a successful security screening per the Controlled Goods Regulations**


Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law). 


At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available upon 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$5.8 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 14 countries with over 24,000 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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