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Financial Services Manager - 25710

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jan 12, 2021
Posting End Date: Jan 19, 2021


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.
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 support the finances of the Air Canada IT branch. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Services, the incumbent will be responsible for the following activities:
  • Provide financial leadership and support to the IT Branch in the ongoing management of their business activities including Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Significantly enhance the financial performance of the IT Business unit by providing the team with the necessary reports and tools to make informed financial decisions on a timely basis.
  • Provide financial planning, guidance and support to client, and broader IT branch leadership team in support of their responsibilities relating to the IT activities and the interpretation and application of financial and accounting policies, procedures and systems.
  • Ensure that effective financial and accounting managing processes, systems and controls are developed, implemented and maintained in accordance with corporate/branch financial and accounting policies and requirements.
  • Support develop, the financial plans/budgets for the business unit. 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.
  • Establish strong and effective working relationships with client group and function as an integral member of the management team, as well as effectively communicating with external contacts.
  • 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
  • Ensure a consistently high-level of quality in service provided relative to both timelines and accuracy
  • Participate in financial audits as required.


  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance or Accounting required. An Accounting or Business designation (CPA, CFA) is an asset.
  • Experience/knowledge of company/airline operations is an asset.
  • 3 years of relevant experience in financial processes and financial forecasting techniques.
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office.  In particular, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Power BI is an Asset
  • Leader and results driven with demonstrated strong financial, technical skills and creativity. 
  • 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 and dedication
  • Needs to demonstrate interest in airline business and operations as well as a desire to learn and an interest in personal development.
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.