Senior Manager, Finance, Business Unit Controller, BBM

Req Id: 259931


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

The Finance Team manages the performance and risk profile of Bell, ensuring the needs of customers, investors and employees are balanced with long-term business success. We work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute plans that help the company achieve its strategic objectives and ensure financial sustainability.  

The Controllers Group is looking for a dynamic, experienced and bilingual Senior Manager in its Business Unit Controllers department reporting to the Director – Business Unit Controller, Bell Business Markets.  This Business Unit team forms an integral part of the Bell Canada Controller’s team as these business units are key customer facing, revenue generating entities. The team works closely with other business units/subsidiaries and corporate groups.  Bell Canada’s success over the last 130 years is largely attributable to its dedication to its employees and their environment.  The Company strives to provide an environment where employees are supported and respected throughout their careers, in a workplace that is safe, fair and satisfying. This environment is created by encouraging life-long learning, engaging employees in decision making and fostering a sense of company pride.

This position is ideal for an individual looking to work in a very dynamic and challenging environment and this is an excellent opportunity to learn about Bell Canada operations and processes


Job Description:

Versatile and challenging position that combines the elements of corporate accounting, financial reporting, accounting policies and special projects:

  • Providing accurate and creative accounting guidance and support on diverse issues and transactions, at times complex in nature:
    • Subject matter expert on all aspects of revenue recognition, capitalization etc.
  • Analysis and presentation of meaningful financial information to senior management as required
  • Support in the closing of monthly books including:
    • Review and approval of monthly transactions
    • Review of month end results and attendance at related meetings as required
    • Rapid resolution of critical month end issues
  • Management of risks and provisions relating to various exposures such as A/R, commodity tax, etc.
  • Review of annual budgets
  • Monitoring of results compared to annual budgets and forecasts
  • Support in implementation of related IFRS accounting changes
  • Review of quarterly external reporting analysis
  • Monitoring of compliance activities through quality assurance review of processes and controls
  • Ongoing special projects such as subsidiary wind-ups, process re-design and improvements as required


Critical Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Professional accounting designation of CPA, CA or other with excellent knowledge of IFRS with ongoing update of this knowledge is a MUST
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, in French and English: majority of documents produced are in English.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong ability to work in virtual teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with senior management and other members of the team in a professional and efficient manner
  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal ability to manage virtual teams, work under pressure and manage tight deadlines and work overtime as required
  • Strong organizational skills, reliable, autonomous and ability to handle multiple requests in order of priority
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications;  knowledge of SAP, BW and Peats systems would be an asset


Bilingualism is required (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Quebec : Verdun 
Application Deadline: 08/14/2020 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


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