• Operations Controller (Manufacturing)

    Job Location CA-BC-Richmond
    Job ID
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    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    Operations Controller

    Richmond, BC


    Avigilon (TSX: AVO) provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions. Avigilon’s solutions have been installed at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.


    Position Overview:

    Reporting to the Director, Finance Operations you will be responsible for cost accounting and analysis for Avigilon’s Canadian based manufacturing operations.  As a strategic business partner for the Site Director, you will be responsible for helping to drive operational efficiencies and improved profitability while also ensuring accurate robust cost accounting and inventory control.




    Responsibilities include:


    Cost Accounting

    • Ensure the accuracy, completeness and reasonability of our inventory costing for our manufacturing process
    • Develop, implement, and improve the performance of month end close processes and reporting related to manufacturing, inventory and COGS.
    • Understand and implement training to eliminate variances resulting from operational processes 


    • Implement actionable financial reporting and analysis to highlight operational metrics, improve cost savings visibility and drive transparency into operational cost drivers
    • Work with other Operations Controllers to drive consistent reporting across all manufacturing plants. 

    Budgeting, Planning & Analysis

    • Analyze actual results for inventory, standard costing, operational metrics and P&L items and provide recommendations for improvements
    • Review KPI’s and all weekly and monthly reporting with plant management and ensure action plans are in place to improve performance
    • Assist with annual budgets, refreshes, and latest estimate forecasts.

    Team Management

    • Mentor and develop the Operations Cost Accountant, including setting and performance appraisals




    • In depth knowledge of cost and inventory accounting
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role within a manufacturing company
    • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in fast paced work environment
    • Strong communication skills


    Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience: 

    • Professional accounting designation or MBA
    • SAP experience
    • Public, multinational company experience specifically in electronics 


    Perks and Benefits:


    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, medical insurance while travelling You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits. 


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