Financial Analyst - Forecasting & Budgeting

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Company Name
Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace has an exciting career opportunity for a full-time permanent Financial Analyst - Forecasting & Budgeting at our plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive (FLEX) benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Company social events including Company BBQ, children's events, service awards day, winter holiday party and many other events put together by our social committee!
  • Employee Social & Welfare Association
  • On-site gym
  • Employee discounts on tickets to certain sporting events and other entertainment/events
  • Flexible work hours
  • Full cafeteria with healthy daily specials
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Essential Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Drive the annual budgeting process and monthly forecasting.
  • Prepare monthly expenses analysis and provide timely explanations of variances between actual results and forecasts/budgets; direct manager's attention to opportunities for corrective action.
  • Maintain and enhance key performance indicators to highlight operational performance.
  • Maintain and enhance financial forecasting, budgeting, and operational models.
  • Coordinate with the various business units to create budgets and forecasts which meet established goals.
  • Translate strategic plans and forecasts into financial plans and projections to ensure that the company achieves its financial targets; recommend corrective action(s) as needed.
  • Support finance and business leaders on a variety of reporting and presentations for the leadership meetings.
  • Work with finance and accounting in a continuous improvement environment, identify and implement areas for process improvement and increased efficiencies.
  • Actively support and provide analysis on various regulatory requirements.
  • Act as point of contact for Government auditors for audit of Magellan Costing rates.

Position Requirements / Qualifications

  • Qualified Accountant (CA/CMA/CGA) with 5 to 10 years of progressive experience in an accounting environment.
  • Big4 experience will be preferred but not mandatory.
  • Manufacturing industry experience including extensive cost accounting experience, strong project management, and strong working knowledge of IFRS.
  • Strong communication skills, presentation skills and proven report writing ability.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage and organize multiple work activities in order to meet established deadlines and priorities.
  • Expert experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Access.

About Us

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Thank you for considering this exciting opportunity. This document is intended to provide the reader with information and is not a contractual document. Some of the material therefore may be subject to change.

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