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Senior Manager, Finance Controls & Documentation

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Job Title: Senior Manager, Finance Controls & Documentation
Location: Saskatoon, SK, Prairies Canada, Canada
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Senior Manager, Financial Controls and Documentation - (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan or Calgary, Alberta, Canada or Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A.)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
Reports to theâ?¯VP, Financial Business Services, or Senior Director, Finance Transformation.
What you will do:
    Finance Controls and Documentation Stand-up:
      Work with the Finance Transformation team to design and stand-up the controls and documentation 
    • Define key principles and documentation standards
    • Define risk management processes for the controls and documentation organization
    • Stand up the controls and documentation organization to execute other responsibilities
    Policies, processes and documentation:
      Ensure high-quality documentation is in place and remains current for policies, processes and associated internal controls within Financial Business Services
    • Maintain, update, and assist with updating documentation for policies and processes within Financial Business Services, including the interactions and processes that cross to other groups in Finance
    • Prepare documentation and work with process owners to prepare documentation
    • Maintain the library of documentation for in-scope policies and processes
    • Ensure policies and processes are managed in a manner that is efficient and effective, including consolidation where relevant
    • Ensure consistent process documentation and maintain processes to manage on an ongoing basis
    • Regularly meet with process owners and the service management team to review processes and identify areas of opportunity for improvements
    • Provide recommendations to leadership on changes to policies, processes or internal controls
    • Identify technology considerations to further enable process and internal controls effectiveness
    Internal Controls: 
    • Ensure internal controls are in place and appropriate for Financial Business Services processes to provide reasonable assurance that company assets, and employees, are protected
    • Work with the SOx and Internal Audit groups to ensure alignment on key controls within their scope of testing
    • Develop or help develop the knowledge required for effective internal controls
    Risk Management:
      Work with process owners and the service delivery team to mitigate risk through early identification of potential issues
    • Assess risks associated with processes being implemented or changed, and work with the process owners and service delivery teams to develop effective mitigation
    • Conduct root cause analysis of any process or control breaches and propose recommendations to mitigate future breaches
    Finance Project Support:
      Support Finance projects on matters related to design and documentation of processes and internal controls, including the Finance Transformation program and future innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
    • Support Financial Business Services project activities by staying informed on key agenda topics from Finance leadership
    • Support the transition of additional Finance activities into the Financial Business Services organization by facilitating (or performing, as relevant) design and documentation of policies, processes and internal controls
    • Ensure policies, processes, and internal controls are identified, implemented and documented for all process redesign associated with the Finance Transformation program
    • Ensure effective policies, processes, and internal controls are in place for changes associated with future Financial Business services innovation and continuous improvement initiatives 
What you will bring:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance,â?¯accounting,â?¯business management, or related fieldâ?¯ 
  • 8-10 yearsâ?¯of related experience identifying, evaluating and documenting processes and related internal controls
  • Experience supporting a Finance organization
  • Experience working in a Finance organization with experience in core process areas such as internal controls, audit, accounting, reporting, and transaction processing 
  • Experience working in a stakeholder-focused environment 
  • Experience working in a shared services environment considered an asset 
  • 4-5 years of experience managing a team of employees or contractors 
  • A recognized professionalâ?¯designationâ?¯(CPA, CA) preferred 
  • A combination of the above and other relevant qualifications will be consideredâ?¯â?¯ 
  • Ability to communicate at various levels from senior business stakeholders to technical subject matter experts in developing policies, processes and internal controls surrounding business needsâ?¯ 
  • Ability to influence others or facilitate the resolution of a problem or business issue
  • Ability to use negotiation skills when appropriate 
  • Ability to identify and cultivate relationships with numerous stakeholders representing a broad range of functions and levels
  • Ability to use informal networks and build strong external networks with people in the industry or professionâ?¯ 
  • Ability to create an environment encouraging the open exchange of information and viewpoints 
  • Ability to understand the stakeholder needs and how recommendations can be tailored and improved to best suit those needs 
  • Ability to leverage self-management techniques which includeâ?¯acting with integrity, demonstrating adaptability, setting personal development goals, and working efficientlyâ?¯ 
  • Ability to navigate complex organizations and projects with a demonstratable ability to effectively manage stakeholders&n To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
    Job Post Date: 01/12/21
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