Business Unit Controller

Wabtec Corporation

London, Canada


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


Business partner to GM at Unifin International, a division of Wabtec Canada Inc., in London, Ontario.  Accountable for all Financial, Treasury and Accounting-related compliance operations of the Business Unit.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Business partner to General Manager:

  • Provide and interpret financial information/data to support business decisions
  • Financial and strategic planning and analysis including development / management of Budget / STRAP
  • Business partnering work
  • Business growth support
  • Key CAR support

Financial reporting accountability for all areas of financial operations including:

  • Month End Flash and supporting numbers
  • High level weekly information including Business metrics
  • Forecasting and management accounts
  • Risks and opportunities reporting
  • Cash from operations management / reporting
  • All ERP related processes
  • Familiarity with Canadian tax and Canadian Financial standards
  • Responsible for the development of standard labor and overhead rates

Treasury Management:

  • Cash management including cash race reporting

  • Maximization of Cash from Operations

  • Treasury controls

Compliance work:

  • Responsible for integrity of data
  • SOX / control’s existence and adherence
  • All Audit & tax compliance
  • Compliance with US GAAP accounting
  • Adherence to international reporting requirements
  • Best practice for all areas of finance and controls


  • Directly supervises staff of two (2) employees.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities such as assigning and directing work; training; appraising performance; rewarding employees.


  • Master’s degree (M.A.)  or equivalent; or four to ten years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.