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SAP BPC Specialist

CPKC is the only truly North American railway and we are making big moves! We are a technology hub with more than 1,100 technology professionals who support 600+ applications that keep North America’s supply chain moving. Our teams are focused on integrating two railways while driving innovative technologies for our business and the industry.



We are growing our in-house SAP Centre of Excellence (CoE). Our leadership team is focused on creating an environment where internal talent is nurtured and developed to their full potential. If you are an SAP champion who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to be a part of our transformation journey to SAP S/4HANA Rise Cloud. With over 150 SAP professionals, we are one of North America’s largest SAP hubs offering you the opportunity to drive excellence and build a culture of innovation.



  • As a Specialist Business Systems, you will be specifically supporting the CPKC’s Finance area of the business
  • The role requires advanced understanding of planning model development in SAP Business planning and consolidation & SAP Analytics Cloud modules, strong analytical skills and the ability to drive for insights from data
  • Understanding business requirements and provide a solution in the FP&A space; along with recommending best business practices moving forward
  • Partner and collaborate with the business stakeholders and the IT counterparts to provide solutions. You will analyze, understand and translate business needs into technical configurations that administrators and developers can use as guidelines for configuration and/or programming work
  • Implementing SAC within an organization, designing and building SAC planning, forecasting, forecast adjustments and integrating generated forecasts with upstream processes, reports, and dashboards to support critical business KPIs
  • Building P&L, Balance sheet and Cash flow statements. Experience with SAC integration with SAP and non-SAP systems
  • Use functional knowledge of FI/CO processes and using Excel Add-in’s: EPM and Analysis
  • Must have a good working experience with implementing CDS Views
  • Strong experience in design, troubleshooting and unit testing of backend components: ADSO, Info Objects, Composite Providers, Master Data, Transformations, User exits, Transfer/Update Rules, Multi providers and Process Chains
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player but also as a self-motivated individual. You’ll be highly collaborative and open to new solutions/ideas., market, business and competitive trends to identify opportunities for product or system growth


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or Business Administration (Finance, Accounting, Engineering) or related field
  • 7+ years of combined experience in Finance, accounting, FP&A systems or applications
  • 5+ years of extensive experience in SAP Business Planning & Consolidation and SAP Analytics Cloud solutions including Advanced reporting and input template design and creation, Script Logic/Business Rules, Modeling, Data Manager Packages, Security Administration, Security Transport
  • 5+ years of experience with product issue troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis
  • 3+ years of experience scoping, design and solution implementation
  • 2+ years of experience with BPC System Administration and System Performance Tuning
  • 2+ years of experience and proficiency with SAP BW Modeling, SAP BW BEx Query



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



As an employer with North American 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 CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).  


Req ID: 102572

Department: Information Services

Job Type: Full-Time

Position Type: Non-Union

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Country: Canada

% of Travel: 0-10%

# of Positions: 1

Job Grade: 4

Job Available to: Internal & External




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