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Manager, Finance Systems and Reporting

  • Req ID: 76889
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 3
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 03/31/2020

 

ABOUT CANADIAN PACIFIC:

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Manager Finance Systems and Reporting leads a team committed to delivering actionable business insights on CP’s performance by driving improvements in Finance systems and reports.  The Manager leads and sustains data integrity, functionality and effectiveness of Finance systems while also enabling effective analysis and drilldown on revenue, expense and operational trends.  This position also works to enhance the Finance team’s overall data and system literacy through the development and delivery of systems training. The Manager is customer focused, a strong collaborator, committed to delivering results and has the proven ability to coach and develop a high performing team. The Finance Systems and Reporting team reports to the Finance Department.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Leads efforts to modernize and improve revenue and cost reporting, through collaboration with Finance business users and Information Services to clarify reporting needs, assess technology options, and deliver reporting that supports quality decision making;  
  • Provides insights for decision making through the delivery and enhancement of Finance owned daily reporting dashboards;
  • Drives improvements to CP’s reporting environments in SAP and BPC and leverages these tools to support accurate and timely monthly close, forecasting and budgeting processes;
  • Optimizes and maintains system master data policies, processes and standards;
  • Provides guidance and administers training programs and materials to ensure effective and efficient use of Finance systems;
  • Ensures internal control (SOX) requirements for data integrity and system processes are operating effectively;
  • Oversees a team of financial systems specialists ensuring team development and resource allocation;
  • Supports other Finance initiatives as required.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant fields;
  • Professional Finance designation preferred;
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience;
  • Experience using SAP and BPC in large organizations, ideally with exposure to multiple modules of SAP including Finance and Controlling, Plant Maintenance, or Procurement;
  • Experience with analytics application tools (e.g. SAP business objects, Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, ACL, etc.) as well as Excel and Access/SQL query;
  • Strong data analytics capabilities; ability to correlate data and draw insight from multiple information sources;
  • Leadership skills including coaching, motivating, team building, implementing change, and process improvement;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize conflicting timelines and requirements;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:  

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

 

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").

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