Senior Financial Analyst, Payroll & Benefits

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity.  We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work.  Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

·       Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.

·       Solve the worlds most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.

·       Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.

·       Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.

·       Competitive total rewards package.

·       Profit sharing available.

·       Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.

·       Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community. 

·       Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.

·       Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!

·       Employee perks and discounts.

·       Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

This position will be part of Siemens Energy Canada Limited as of March 1, 2020. 

What will you do?

·       Monitor reconciliation processes for entity with specific focus on the Payroll and Benefit accounting. Assist with general ledger account “clean-up” to improve processes.

·       Research and resolve general ledger discrepancies. 

·       Heavily involved in the Benefit Accounting improvement project, which will include investigation of balances within SAP.

·       Monitor the multiple stakeholders involved in the Payroll and Benefit accounting flow to ensure the books and records are accurately reflected on a Monthly basis.

·       Collaborate with senior members of the team to understand the end to end Benefit accounting process and document steps to be executed.

·       Liaise with external auditors if required

·       Liaise with Siemens IT to help implement automated solutions.

·       Respond to general inquiries, filing and other duties as assigned.

·       Champion and foster an environment of continuous improvement with primary emphasis on process re-engineering and automation of existing procedures.

·       Assist the business units with technical issues within SAP.

·       Working with SAP to investigate all inputs in order to determine and implement any changes required.

·       In addition to the day-to-day activities, the individual will be called upon to assist with other special projects as directed by the Head of Accounting. 

What will you need to succeed?

·       University degree in Finance, Commerce, Accounting, or Business Administration.

·       Professional designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) or in progress required

·       Minimum 3- 5 years of related accounting experience. 

·       Minimum 2 years of Payroll and Benefits accounting experience

·       Keen attention to detail and accuracy required in the investigation of general ledger discrepancies.

·       High proficiency in SAP and MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Think-Cell).

·       High level of critical and logical thinking, analytical skills, and reasoning to identify key risk factors and drivers. 

·       Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing and dynamic work environment.

·       Excellent presentation and communication skills both written and verbal with ability to collaborate effectively with different stakeholders

·       Ability to interpret large amounts of financial data and complex processes and summarize it to present meaningful information to senior management.

·       Ability to take initiative and be proactive in owning projects and processes, working independently with minimal supervision.

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

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



Organization: Controlling and Finance

Company: Siemens Energy Canada Limited

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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