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Analyst, NSC Finance (Hybrid)


  • Req ID: 97164
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 3
  • Job Grade: 5
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 08/11/2022


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing 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 to see the rail advantages of CP.



This position is responsible for preparation of account analysis and reconciliation, month end close activities and reporting, preparation of journal entries, compliance with SOX and management controls, providing support to NSC Finance teams as required.  



  • Analyze and determine applicability of financial data while driving to conclusion, making appropriate recommendations and identifying continuous improvement opportunities and efficiencies;
  • Work with Finance Leadership team to develop metrics and reporting;
  • Participate in special projects;
  • Ensure adherence to SOX and Internal Controls;
  • Assist Manager in ensuring appropriate process documentation is accurate and comprehensive (including training materials, audit documents, and work instructions)
  • Assist the Manager with duties as required;
  • In conjunction with the Manager, provide leadership to unionized and non unionized staff with respect to accounting practices;
  • Drive process improvement;
  • Work with Manager and Director to resolve issues with respect to finance processes;
  • Ensure process adherence and control compliance;
  • Responsible to make continuous improvement recommendations to the Manager and Director;
  • Work with employees in all departments on continuous improvement initiatives;
  • Work with employees in other departments on special projects;
  • Other duties as may be assigned;



  • Undergraduate degree;
  • Minimum 5 years in a relevant role;
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting practices;
  • Project management, change management or continuous improvement training considered an asset;
  • Working knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable and/or billing practices;
  • Financial designation (complete or in process) or business degree with financial background considered an asset;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines and files simultaneously;
  • Driving for process improvements while maintaining a high level of employee and supplier satisfaction;
  • Strong interpersonal and oral / written communication skills required;
  • Focus on providing a high level of service satisfaction to employees, management and suppliers;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with persons at all levels.



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



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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