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Financial Services Manager - 30406

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Aug 9, 2022
Posting End Date: Aug 19, 2022

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Job Description

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Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
 
Air Canada is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and ambitious individual to learn and progress in their career with Air Canada. The Financial Services Manager represents Finance and will work collaboratively with the Commercial branches of Air Canada, in support of the airline's business objectives and continued drive towards sustained profitability. 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Services, the incumbent will be based in Montreal, QC and be responsible for the following activities:
  • Provide financial leadership and support to the Revenue Management, Sports & Corp. Charters, Inflight Product, and Ancillary Revenues Business Units, in the ongoing management of their business activities including Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Significantly enhance the financial performance by providing the team with the necessary reports and tools to make informed financial decisions on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that effective financial and accounting managing processes, systems and controls are respected in accordance with corporate/branch financial and accounting policies and requirements.
  • Perform financial processes such as month-end accruals/explanations, outlooks, budgets etc.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance against plans and ensure corrective actions are undertaken as required; perform post-evaluations of projects/programs as appropriate to assess actual versus target results.
  • Support the Senior Manager, Financial services in the elaboration and reporting of Key performance indicators for the Client Branches, including the introduction of an AC Jetz Charter Profitability P&L.
  • Establish strong and effective working relationships with client group and function as an integral member of the management team.
  • Participate in and manage the operation of the internal financial commitment (AFC) process with the branch. Work with branch users to develop, review and test AFC and business cases. 
  • Perform financial analysis and evaluations, business cases, projects, and other initiatives.
  • Manage, interpret, and manipulate financial and operational datasets from varying information system sources.
  • Participate in financial audits as required.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Information Systems Management required. Professional designation is an asset.
  • Experience/knowledge of company/airline operations is an asset.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in financial processes and financial forecasting techniques.
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office.  In particular, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Power BI or other data management or analytics tools, an asset.
  • Results driven with demonstrated strong financial and technical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work within a team.
  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written.
  • Demonstrated record of initiative and work ethic. Must be able to work independently as well as be adaptable and reliable.
  • Good organization skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Solid work ethics, high degree of energy, dedication and autonomy. 
  • Needs to demonstrate interest in airline business and operations as well as a desire to learn.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
 
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted. 
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