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Finance Support Analyst - TCC - 27383

Location: MONTREAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 25, 2021
Posting End Date: Dec 3, 2021

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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.
 
Trans-Canada Capital (TCC) is an innovative asset management firm specializing in non-traditional investment strategies for institutional investors. Since 2009, the team has successfully managed the pension assets of Air Canada, one of the largest corporate pension plans in the country. Over the years, we have earned an enviable reputation by generating superior returns through sophisticated strategies focusing on alpha generation in a rigorous risk-controlled framework. With more than $30 billion in assets under management, over 75 investment professionals based in Montreal, and a complete range of innovative solutions, TCC is well positioned to meet the needs of institutional investors seeking consistent returns.
 
Reporting to the Manager Financial Operations, the Analyst will be responsible for the accounts payable and accounting of Trans-Canada Capital. The ideal candidate will have developed his/her sense of priorities, be rigorous and will be able to work efficiently under pressure. TCC offers a complex financial environment in which the candidate will be able to develop an in-depth understanding of the operational processes tied to the trade lifecycle.
 
The candidate will choose TCC because of its collaborative work environment, the tight-knit relationship amongst the investment teams and the competitiveness of its total compensation package. 

Role and Responsibilities: 
  • Review and challenge invoices/billings by liaising and following up with both external and internal clients to get resolution in a timely manner.
  • Create accounts receivable billings and process payable invoices for internal clients.
  • Act as the key contact person for issues relating to billings and payments.
  • Perform routine data reviews and follow-up with users and external parties for continuous improvement of data integrity.
  • Develop reports and perform cost analysis using internal and external data, to enable the business unit with tools to improve their financial performance.
  • Perform data-integrity analysis and apply best practices to plan and make data-driven recommendations towards improving the overall results.
  • Develop, manage, and enhance processes to ensure efficient data analysis.
  • Ensure a consistently high level of quality in service provided relative to timeliness, accuracy, and user-friendly output.
  • Ensure effective financial managing process/system and controls are developed, implemented, and maintained in accordance with policies and requirements.
  • Establish a positive relationship with internal clients, effectively balancing financial control and support roles.
  • Participate in the preparation of quarterly account analyses, make the necessary corrections, and explain the problem and the solution to the various stakeholders. 
  • Participate in the preparation of the year-end audit file.
  • Participate in the improvement and implementation of continuous internal controls.
  • Participate in the implementation of performance indicators related to revenues and expenses, identify trends, investigate variances and their causes, and make recommendations.
  • Participate in the preparation of budget forecasts.
  • Participate in the improvement of the tools used for the preparation and monitoring of budgets, projections and for the realization of financial simulations to achieve better efficiency and to respect the regulatory capital ratios of TCC.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in finance and/or a minimum of three (3) years of experience in an accounting organization. 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, an asset
  • Accounting designation, an asset
  • Bilingual (spoken/written) French and English, essential
Skills: 
  • Well-organized and ability to perform various tasks at once 
  • Rigor, prudence, and vigilance 
  • Pro-active and strong sense of initiative
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Autonomy, analytical skills, and critical thinking
  • Strong learning capabilities, versatility, and adaptability
  • Excellent skills in communication and teamwork
The position is based in downtown Montreal
 
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.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required
 
Linguistic Requirements

Bilingual (English and French)

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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