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Financial Systems Manager - 30424

Location: WINNIPEG, MB, Canada
Posting Start Date: Sep 20, 2022
Posting End Date: Sep 27, 2022


Job Description


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.
Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier. 
Reporting to the Manager, Business Systems Solutions, the Financial Systems Manager will be responsible for the overall management of PeopleSoft Financial System modules including Accounts Payable, Billing and Accounts and Receivable, Asset Management, Treasury, and General Ledger The incumbent will also be accountable for analyzing business needs and assisting in identifying problems and proposing solutions that will best meet Finance Branch and Corporate requirements. He/she will work with the outsourced development and application management vendor to deliver timely support of day-to-day business processing needs in a proactive, responsive, and customer-friendly manner.
  • Provide technical, functional expertise and support for the PeopleSoft Financial system
  • Develop detailed technical design specifications for application modifications and/or customizations
  • Provide solution options to application enhancements requests
  • Research and recommend vendor delivered solutions and patches
  • Analyze requirements, design, develop, test, and implement new functionalities and reports
  • Maintain, analyze, design, develop, test, and implement custom interfaces
  • Maintain and extend PeopleSoft delivered functionalities as needed
  • Coordinate projects with other team members, users, subject matter experts, and outside consultants as appropriate
  • Comply with the change control and documentation requirements
  • Assists in developing and implementing business strategies to improve operational processing and productivity
  • Leads effort on coordination and testing of new system upgrades
  • Provide technical assistance regarding system controls and processes during internal and external audits
  • Provide direction for training and standards required to achieve and maintain an effective level of proficiency within the financial systems
  • Own and ensure compliance to 52-109 controls for PeopleSoft Financial System, implement corrective and improvement actions as required
  • Resolve application and user issues using in-depth PeopleSoft techno-functional knowledge, Oracle SQL, and data analysis
  • Work with corporate project team on Finance Transformation project to modernize financial systems


  • Bachelor's degree OR 5+ years’ experience in PeopleSoft development/support, configuration and/or implementation roles, OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to data analytical job functions in support of interfaces and data management between systems
  • Ability to work and communicate with team members, internal customers
  • Ability to lead and/or co-lead projects with other team members as needed 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and have strong prioritization and resource management skills
  • Strong self-confidence with excellent interpersonal and motivational skills 
  • Full proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Power Query, Power BI)
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and accommodate changing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High degree of professionalism and discretion is essential
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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