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Job Title:  Financial Analyst III

Requisition ID:  1921

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Temporary
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

This position will be focusing primarily on our Reserve Power applications, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.


Job Purpose

Alpha Technologies Ltd., now a part of EnerSys, has an opportunity for a temp Finance Manager to join our Finance team in our Burnaby office for one year.

Reporting to the Controller, and working closely with the Operations team, the Finance Manager will act as the key go-to person on behalf of the Finance team.  Performing high quality analysis over Sales, COGS, and Gross Margin, and communicating and working with the Operations team, this position will play an important role in improving processes and providing information for business decisions. This is a temporary position for one year. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain inventory and cost accuracy by monitoring operations and sales transactions. Follow up to correct errors and correct processes moving forward.
  • Provide timely input and guidance to the Operations team and the Finance team, in order to achieve expected financial results.
  • Work with the Operations team to analyze labor, overhead, and variances to achieve better understanding of production capacity and cost, in order to improve overall performance.
  • Prepare and present monthly results and reports, comparing and analyzing actual results with budget and forecasts.
  • Analysis of monthly results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions to the management team.
  • Maintain standard cost and perform cost roll up on a periodic basis.
  • Participate in the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Liaise with external auditors in annual audit in the areas of sales, inventory, and costing.
  • Stay on top of inventory and manufacturing variances
  • Responsible for system-related changes required on a periodic basis.
  • Work with IT on any required ERP system changes.
  • Maintain SOX documentation for inventory and costing.
  • Canadian recognized Accounting designation
  • Cost Accounting / manufacturing environment experience is a strong asset
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive work experience, preferably in a Finance Manager role
  • Excellent communications, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • ERP system experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, US GAAP is an asset
General Job Requirements
  • This position will work in an office setting, expect minimal physical demands.


EnerSys is always looking to hire top talent.  EEOEM/F/D/V

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