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Project Financial Manager - 35877

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 10, 2024
Posting End Date: Jun 17, 2024


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.


  • Manage all financial matters related to aircraft introduction projects 
  • Act as the main financial point of contact and subject matter expert for these projects
  • Identify risks for cost overruns, and work with the project manager and team to mitigate wherever possible
  • Support the Strategic Purchasing team in reviewing and validating all financial expressions as they relate to the individual vendor contracts
  • Ensure project change request process is followed. Track and identify any change in product specification or cost requiring AC and vendor approval
  • Provide monthly financial outlook including monthly cash flow forecasts to project team and the finance capital review committee
  • Liaise with Winnipeg finance to establish the recording of costs against the correct capital expenditure account numbers
  • Ensure effective financial managing processes/systems and controls are developed, implemented and maintained in accordance with policies and requirements 
  • 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 signoffs.
  • Ensure a consistently high level of quality in service provided relative to timeliness, accuracy, and user-friendly output. 
  • Support ad hoc projects with financial analysis and reporting requirements 


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance and/or Accounting 
  • CPA, CFA, MBA designation or underway is an asset
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Knowledge of financial analysis techniques 
  • Self-starter, energetic with strong sense of initiative and creativity 
  • Good communication skills, oral and written
  • Good interpersonal skills/team player
  • Ability to multitask while remaining organized
  • Ability to work under pressure and quickly react to changing timelines and priorities
  • Ability to build and maintain advanced financial models in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to learn financial software/applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management

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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