Controller – Telus Health (15-month Maternity Leave replacement)


Are you looking to take the next step in your career to showcase your abilities as a trusted and respected Finance business partner?

Our team and what we’ll accomplish together

Our TELUS Health Commercial Finance team apply their financial and analytical expertise to provide insights and recommendations that influence executive’s key decisions. As trusted business partners, we work to solve complex business problems and help achieve operational and strategic goals, while keeping the customer experience top of mind.

What you’ll do

As the Controller, you’ll be the business partner to the Consumer Health Leadership team within TELUS Consumer Solutions organization.

You’ll provide controllership, financial guidance, and stewardship to ensure strategic and operational goals. Your expertise with financial reporting, forecasting and strategy planning will shape critical business decisions.

Your talent for balancing focus on small but important details and the big picture will be invaluable as you address complex challenges with innovative solutions. Engaging and building strong relationships with internal partners.

The Controller will report to the Director of Finance TELUS Health and will be responsible to:

  • Coach, develop and guide 1 co-op Student
  • Lead and manage the monthly results, forecasting, Strat Check and Budget process
  • Share insights and recommendations to nurture effective decision-making
  • Collaborate, liaise and interlock with various groups on financial-related matters
  • Responsible for reporting and liaising across two business lines within TELUS (TH and TCS) for monthly, quarterly variances and ad hoc requests
  • Help TELUS Health gain competitive advantage and maximize value creation by delivering innovative solutions and operational excellence
  • Support the development of strategic options to improve business efficiency, grow the business and enhance profitability

  • What you bring

  • Offer insightful analysis to senior stakeholders to drive change and influence decisions
  • Known for your collaborative spirit and ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment and build good working relationships to influence others at all levels of the organization
  • Respected for your result-driven mindset and ability to take initiative and ownership of issues and tasks through to resolution
  • Appreciated for your comfort and ease dealing with ambiguity and complex issues
  • Strong leadership, problem-solving, negotiation, and analytical skills
  • Regarded for your exceptional communication skills and comfort presenting to an executive audience

  • Great-to-have

  • University degree and CPA accounting designation is required
  • Strong coaching habits, including patience, being an active listener and asking questions to understand the root of the issue
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant analytical experience in a finance/accounting position
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, with in-depth knowledge of Excel and Google sheets
  • Subject Matter Expert in SAP and Hyperion
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong time management, problem-solving and prioritization in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interpret complex data in a way that is relevant to the audience
  • Team Leadership Experience
  • By applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Group of Companies’ Talent Acquisition team(s) and/or any leader(s) who will be part of the selection process.