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Financial Services Manager - 33351

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Sep 19, 2023
Posting End Date: Oct 3, 2023


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.

Reporting to the Sr Manager, Financial Services – IT, the Financial Services Manager will be joining a  major Enterprise Resource Planning finance transformation program. They will be responsible for financial management, planning, reporting and policy guidance . They will be working closely with project managers, program leads, strategic procurement, and vendors to track, analyze and report on the programs’ financial health.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and track cash flows and report actuals versus forecast / budget with detail variance analysis including resource planning and miscellaneous expenses trackers.   
  • Gain deep understanding of each program delivery team and the stakeholders to align and improve the financial performance.  
  • Actively be involved in the preparation of the annual budget and participate in the quarterly revised forecast process.   
  • Align with key stakeholders, IT technical team, strategic procurement, vendors, System Integrator, and vendor Management.  
  • Implement program controls to identify risks against budget / forecast.  
  • Prepare program financial analysis for the Steering Committee and assist with preparation of monthly and quarterly business review presentations.  
  • Ensure program change request process is followed. Track and identify any change in product specification or cost requiring stakeholder and vendor approvals. 
  • Ensure effective financial management of processes / systems and controls are developed, implemented, and maintained in accordance with company policies.   
  • Establish a positive relationship with clients while effectively balancing financial control, advisory and support roles. Coordinate effectively to obtain up-to-date forecasts, documentation and sign-offs. 
  • Provide high quality service meeting key timelines, accuracy, and user-friendly output.  
  • Support ad hoc request with financial analysis and reporting requirements


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience 
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Business, Finance or Accounting is required 
  • Accounting and/or business designation CPA is an asset 
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to analyze and report back on complex data 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with others 
  • Self-started, energetic with strong sense of initiative and creativity 
  • Ability to learn financial systems quickly 
  • Demonstrated organization skills and ability to work under pressure and reach to changing timelines 
  • Experience working with financial software/applications such as Microsoft Suite/Peoplesoft/SAP/Tableau 
  • Ability to build and maintain advanced financial models in Microsoft Excel and intermediate to advanced PowerPoint skills.  
  • Project management experience is an asset

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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