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SAP Finance 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.


The FS-Per/E-HANA Functional Specialist is accountable for gathering, understanding, and documenting business processes within the FS-Per system. They will use their business relationships and creative design skills to drive the solution and organizational change. They will also document requirements and specifications needed to design, recommend and implement solutions to improve those processes. They will develop solutions based on multiple technology platforms that will enable the organization to achieve its goals. They will also utilize industry best practices to ensure deployability, scalability and supportability of those solutions in a growing organization. They will be responsible for deliverables to facilitate project delivery using the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and deliverables within the Project Management Office (PMO). They will also be responsible for the maintenance and support of existing solutions as well as newly delivered ones.



  • Lead troubleshooting of incidents or defects that arise in FS-Per/PAPM and ensure a timely resolution. Ensure that all stakeholders are updated on progress as well.
  • Complete application service requests, provide continual business application support, research transactional issues, identify root causes as well as assist with upgrade and maintenance of FS-Per/PAPM.
  • Understand business issues and opportunities. Analyze and define both the “As Is” and “To Be” business processes and perform gap analysis.
  • Coordinate diverse groups who contribute to business requirements and build consensus for requirements across the various user groups
  • Perform data analysis to understand how data impacts solutions.
  • Create Functional Specifications and perform system configuration of FS-Per/PAPM
  • Develop diagrams and models (use case, activity diagram, business process models, etc.) and clearly document functional requirements and business rules to describe what the system, process, or product/service must do in order to fulfill the business and user requirements.
  • Complete testing of existing and new solutions for projects, upgrades, incident fixes, and application service requests



  • 5+ years of system implementation experience in FS-Per/PAPM and E-HANA.
  • 4+ years of project delivery experience. Ideally with a full lifecycle project delivery in FS-Per/PAPM or E-HANA modelling
  • Proven experience with SAP solutions including Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC), SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), SAP-ERP systems (ECC or S4) is an asset.



  • 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: 102580
  • 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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