Jr. Financial Controller

Offer published on 2023-03-17
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New Glasgow, Canada
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Jr. Financial Controller

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More than a career at Michelin

Jr. Financial Controller

Granton, Nova Scotia

Since 1889, Michelin has innovated to enhance the mobility of people and goods. Today, we are setting the benchmark across every tire and travel-related services market, while leading a global strategy to drive sustainable, profitable growth. 

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc., which employs 3600 people and operates three tire manufacturing facilities in Nova Scotia, is seeking an Industrial Cost Manager to join its Granton, Nova Scotia manufacturing team.



Contribute to the fulfillment of the facility’s annual objectives by focusing on and monitoring the economic and financial impacts of strategic and operational decisions. These efforts are undertaken with a cross functional team with the shared goals of safety, quality, cost and delivery.  


  • Lead and manage economic performance by validating and activating the main drivers of value creation,
  • support economic performance (steering/forecasting), within the framework of finance methods,
  • participate in defining middle and long term strategy, developing targets, and defining priority criteria,
  • direct cost-reduction activities,
  • guarantee the quality of economic data (variances in relation to standard costs, inventory, etc) and ensure implementation of remedial and preventive action plan, monitor implementation of decisions taken,
  • develop the finance management competencies of non-financial staff,
  • advise and challenge the management team on matters of economic performance and oversee the organization's economic functions,
  • responsible for the site cost indicators and ensures alignment across all levels of leadership (frontline, support, and site management), and
  • steers and drives progress through the above activities while focusing on a limited number of KPI with no direct people management responsibilities.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Degree in Business or directly related field of study,
  • 5+ years of related work experience in a manufacturing environment,
  • experience leading cost reduction initiatives in a manufacturing environment,
  • experience with Oracle applications,
  • accounting designation (completed or in progress), and
  • financial/business acumen with proven ability to lead and influence change.

Assets for this position include:

  • CPA,
  • Experience with Standard Cost’
  • MBA, and
  • professional experience in an accounting or financial role.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate the following:

  • excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to develop positive relationships with diverse, multi-disciplinary teams and customers,
  • strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and resolve issues, and
  • superior organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

How to apply:

Please merge your cover letter and resume into one Word or PDF document. Candidates must clearly indicate how they meet the requirements listed above. Applications should be submitted before April 2, 2023. 

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. All other applications will be kept on file for future consideration.

Your career with Michelin

Michelin truly believes that business performance and the professional success of our employees go hand in hand. Our approach to career development reaffirms the values that guide us every day and expresses the mutual commitments that Michelin Group has undertaken to ensure everyone is able to find fulfillment in their role. Performance and potential are assessed with a view to the long-term and training policies allow each employee to continue to grow throughout their career, while helping to drive the company’s development.

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. offers competitive compensation and benefits, comprehensive training programs, opportunities for advancement and a workplace that values and demonstrates its dedication to diversity.