Capex Controller

City: Longueuil

Openings: 1

Start Date: 28/09/2020

End Publication Date: 30/10/2020

Status: Permanent resident

Reporting to the Director Controlling, the mains roles & responsibilities include the following

- Capex Controlling & Analytics based on financial models
- Project Accounting, reporting and analysis
- Qualitative / Quantitative analysis for effective decision making for opex, capex expenditures
- Strengthening process controls (internal systems & compliance)
- Budgeting / Strategy
- Risk management
- Coordination with Corp. Segment & Sites


Support Engineering team to achieve targeted optimisation in capital budgeting - Capex pricing optimisations directly impacting P&L & B. Sheet. Vaildate financial models including vendor finances to obtain optimal cost/pricing models


Support procurement team to evaluate tenders / bid documents for large capex projects. Evaluate financial implications of contracts – Off b/sheet, take or pay, penalties etc  


Prepare a detailed Capex spend analysis monthly (overall, rentals, consultants, major components); compare vs budgets where available and historical spend to compare trends


Support the Capex Program & Action 2020 initiatives from a financial point of view to ensure compliance with business plan. Improve business governance of all capex spend & support financial review


Validate business cases for all major capex files & Support in preparation of IAC/MET capex files. Optimise cost models vis-à-vis benchmarks. Coordinate with Segment to answer Q&A and providing support in getting approvals


Support engineering / Operations team to realize their annual spend targets set in budget. Approve & release DA’s in SAP (Controller level) after duly validating the budgets & spend availability


- Support Finance team on a regular basis. Assist in month end closing acitivites by identifying proper segregation of Opex/Capex spend, identifying CIP (constructio in progress) transactions.
- Segment CFO Reviews - detailed preparations for monthly Segment Reviews & physical reviews.
- Coordination with Segement Teams on various Finance related issues


Support overall system integration & strengthenening.
- Basic controls & Governance
- Help Procurement team to improve overall system governance for eg. master data management to improve data cataloguing and categorizing different types of spend
- SAP PS – support engineering team to improve system utilization, track project spend directly in SAP and generate automatic reports


Internal Controls & Compliance
- Support Procurement, Warehouse & Engineering teams to close out all open action points from previous Internal Audit reports
- Support finance team to strengthen process controls to be fully compliant with internal company policies & SoX requirements


Professional Accounting designation (CA, CPA etc)

7 - 10 years of experience

Finance & Accounting
Cost Controlling
Capital Budgeting

Business Partnering with transversal functions
Analytical skills
Results orientation
Cost Controlling
Change Management

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