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Financial Systems Manager - Winnipeg - 21727

Location: WINNIPEG, MB, Canada
Posting Start Date: Dec 7, 2018
Posting End Date: Jan 6, 2019


Job Description


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 Vice President and Controller of Air Canada, the Financial Systems Manager will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and development of the PeopleSoft Financial System and related interfaces. 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.


  •  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, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and accommodate changing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High degree of professionalism and discretion is essential



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.