• Financial Controls Manager

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/8/2018 10:03 AM)
    System ID
    2018-7573
    Job Category
    Accounting & Finance
    Business Unit
    Corporate
  • Job Description

    Financial Controls Manager, Saskatoon, SK

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Reporting to the Senior Manager of Internal Control, you will be part of the team responsible for planning, executing, and reporting results of audit procedures, primarily relating to the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting to address the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, and including additional audit activities that add value to the control environment of the company. You will be viewed as an internal controls advisor, working closely with process owners to support and maintain an effective internal control environment, and assisting in providing leadership on effective and efficient internal control environment. The position offers a unique opportunity to see and understand controls across a broad range of Nutrien’s diversified, international operations. Travel is expected, primarily in the second through fourth quarters of the calendar year.

    Key Tasks:

    • Assess the control design over new and changing internal processes and controls, including identifying and documenting key controls, designing and conducting test plans, and assessing the results.
    • Work with process owners, to identify opportunities for improvement in control design.
    • Advise process owners on process documentation and the assessment of the adequacy of internal controls within specific process areas.
    • Design test plans and test the operating effectiveness of the key internal controls over financial reporting.
    • Assess the results of key control testing with the process owners.
    • Recommend and monitor remediation of key controls with process owners where required.
    • Maintain internal control documentation.
    • Obtain management sign off and acceptance of the process within their specific areas of responsibility.

    Skills:

    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills which are essential for interacting with all levels of the organization;
    • Well-developed problem solving, organizational and analytical skills;
    • Demonstrated time management skills to meet deadlines as well as flexibility to adapt to changing priorities;
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Visio and Microsoft Office Suite of products;
    • Able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
    • Commitment to deadlines and attention to detail.
    • A working knowledge of the COSO framework.

    Essential Qualifications:

    • CPA designation or related degree
    • 5 or more years of related experience.
    • Previous internal control or audit experience specifically related to documentation and testing of internal controls.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous SOx experience would be an asset.

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

     

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