Job Description

Detailed Description:
Applies expertise in more than one area of specialization. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires and in-depth evaluation of various factors. Incumbents are accountable for quality of work delivered by external suppliers as applicable. Incumbents have decision-making authority and autonomy to deliver on goals of team. Influences others outside of team to ensure goals are met and resolve conflicts in an effective manner. Sound decisions are required to achieve the site’s / major function's operations, schedules, and/or performance goals. Will lead a multi-functional work group or project team consisting of one or more support staff and/or tech/professional staff, or will provide advice and guidance in area of specialty as required. May determine new methods and procedures. Seeks out new avenues for building internal and external relationships; maintains contacts with existing relationships. Interfaces with senior managers on issues related to the area of expertise. Interacts with and influences management and/or customers on significant issues.
Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
Acts as project leader for the development of financial plans for a business group or customer account. Develops timelines, plan guidance and plan assumptions. Gathers and analyzes information on which to base plan assumptions. Oversees the development and preparation of alternative plan models. Prepares and presents summaries to management. Prepares monthly financial reporting packages including forecasts, results and financial and operational metrics. Completes special projects involving the analysis of financial information related to inventory, costs, headcount, profit maximization, expense targets both within finance or as member of a cross functional or customer team. As required, plays a leadership role with junior members of the decision support team, coordinating and guiding activities, providing direction or leading group projects.
Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:
  • Excellent knowledge of Celestica’s finance including strategic policies and objectives.
  • Strong understanding of global business environment and Customers business, organization, products and processes.
  • Expert knowledge of office systems and analytical tools
  • Ability to lead complex negotiations effectively.
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize and problem solve a variety of tasks to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers
    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 may be required
    Typical Experience:
  • Eighth plus years of experience
    Typical Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree, or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Education experience may vary by geography.
    Notes:
    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

    Detailed Description:

    • Work closely with customer focus team (CFT) on product pricing/costing for ongoing/new product introduction (NPI) feasibility study, ensuring realistic assumptions are applied and possible risk/opportunity are analyzed
    • Proactively follow up on financial result of the assigned business units (BU), constantly monitoring risk/opportunity vs agreed costing structure and forecast financial impact to the organization
    • Develops assigned BUs financial annual operating plan (AOP)
    • Review, analyze, and interpret monthly and quarterly assigned BUs financial statements for internal reporting purpose
    • 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 internal and external customers who have a significant impact on the success of the organization

    Knowledge/Skills/Competencies:

    • Knowledge and understanding of forecasting, costing, managerial accounting, and investment analysis
    • Familiarity with ERP system, SAP helpful
    • Excellent analytical, negotiation and problem-solving skills
    • Able to work independently, willing to take unpopular position based on fact finding and logical reasoning, as well as provide unbiased recommendations
    • Proactive and self-driven mentality
    • Willing to manage a team if opportunity arise
    • Strong communication and presentation skills in both Thai and English languages
    • 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
    • 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
      • Occasional overnight travel is required
    • Typical Experience:
      • More than eight year overall experience with at least five years in costing, FP&A/business control, and/or feasibility study.
      • Experienced worked outside of Thailand (has international exposure) for an MNC company.
    • Typical Education:
      • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, engineer, mathematics, or other analytical fields

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