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Specialist Receivables Management & Process Improvement

 

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit cpkcr.com to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Specialist Receivables Management & Process Improvement will play a pivotal role in analyzing and optimizing financial processes related to revenue and receivables, leveraging expertise in financial forecasting and data cleansing to drive efficiencies and improve overall business performance.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Document business processes, workflows, and system interactions to support effective communication and knowledge-sharing
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of existing revenue and receivables management processes to identify inefficiencies and areas for improvement
  • Support the review of the accounting ledgers related to freight and accessorial revenues and balance sheet transactions, identify discrepancies, and provide accounting support to correct it
  • Prepare communication between the business and the IS team to ensure identified issues are triaged and addressed
  • Develop strategies to optimize financial workflows, streamline processes, and enhance accuracy and efficiency in financial forecasting
  • Utilize financial data and advanced forecasting techniques to develop accurate financial models
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to forecast financial trends, budgeting, and resource allocation for informed decision-making
  • Lead data cleansing initiatives to ensure data accuracy, consistency, and relevance for financial analysis and reporting
  • Implement data quality checks, validation processes, and error resolution protocols to maintain a high standard of data integrity
  • Work closely with stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into detailed functional and technical specifications
  • Propose and implement process improvements based on industry best practices and technological advancements to enhance efficiency and accuracy in financial operations
  • Assist in change management efforts by facilitating training sessions and providing guidance to team members during process changes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of financial processes with organizational goals and objectives
  • Foster effective communication and teamwork across various departments to achieve shared financial objectives
  • Understand SAP S4 data tables and the company billing processes to desegregate the information and analyze the data to discover system issues
  • Combine data from disparate sources and create visuals to provide insights not previously discovered
  • Support the analysis of large and complex data sets, solve complex problems while identifying unexpected errors occurring within S4 / BRIM, the associated root cause, and potential fixes to limit customer impact while ensuring financial reporting integrity over freight and accessorial revenue
  • Support system testing to ensure successful deployment of IS solutions as they pertain to business processes
  • Identify, document, and highlight key challenges and improvement opportunities through the exploration of new perspectives within existing systems to facilitate the timely issuance of accurate and complete invoices for revenue that the company is entitled to
  • Produce reports, communicate, and present findings using data and visualization to team leadership
  • Receives instruction, guidance, and direction from others and assists in developing new procedures or uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems.  Contributes to department objectives and outcomes as guided
  • Support the design and operational effectiveness of Accounts Receivables controls to prevent or detect risk of inaccurate, incomplete, or non-existent receivable transactions
  • Self-monitors to ensure quality performance and productivity over key tasks
  • Exemplify CPKC Vision, Values, and Culture in each interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders while working closely with stakeholders in USA, Mexico, and Canada

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or related field
  • Experience in leading a team and proving guidance to junior colleagues
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, data analysis techniques, control review and process documentation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration and stakeholder management
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to adapt to change and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish; an asset

 

WHAT CPKC HAS TO OFFER:

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

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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: 102863
  • Department: Strategic Planning
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

 

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