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Spécialiste de systèmes financiers

Our client, a company whose mission is to manage, operate and maintain various transportation infrastructures transportation infrastructure, whose activities are divided into engineering, construction and maintenance operations is currently looking for a financial systems specialist to improve the quality and efficiency of its services.

Nature of position

Reporting directly to the Director, Finance, the selected candidate will act as a financial systems consultant to provide expertise in a context of innovation. Your primary focus will be planning and directing activities related to financial processes and their integration. In your role as a financial system super-user, you will liaise with the IT team to optimize these systems. You will act as a change agent to improve the processes of the Finance Department. You will act as a systems resource person for your colleagues and may be required to give training and develop support materials. This position also includes quarter-end and year-end accounting duties. As such, you will :

  • Act as a financial systems consultant and ensure that the implemented controls and rules are appropriate ;
  • Monitor best practices in financial management, assess the current situation, propose process improvements, help with the implementation process, and perform the required follow-up ;
  • Help implement systems and projects to improve financial processes or optimize and integrate existing systems ;
  • Help improve and develop computer-based financial and management reports ;
  • Ensure that the settings and access management for the systems in your department are compliant and optimal ;
  • Act as a leader to track and implement the necessary testing of the accounting software and all other satellite systems requiring validations following version changes ;
  • Provide managers with expertise to understand different financial systems ;
  • Be responsible for the year-end and period-end closure of the financial system ;
  • Write and review accounting and financial policies and oversee their implementation ;
  • Act as a super-user and oversee the chart of accounts and its structure in the financial systems ;
  • Prepare various analyses and perform accounting period-closing tasks ;
  • Carry out reviews of specific projects ;
  • Prepare periodic reports and analyze the results obtained for the fiscal year ;
  • Help prepare the external auditors’ file and act as a resource person for stakeholders for the sections under your responsibility ;
  • Perform all other related tasks to support the Finance Department.

Required qualification

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in accounting or finance ;
  • Be a member of a recognized accounting association ;
  • Have at least five years of relevant experience in systems analysis ;
  • Show extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (advanced level for Excel) ;
  • Knowledge of the SAP ByDesign and TABLEAU software is an asset ;
  • Show discipline as well as attention to detail and quality control ;
  • Have an ability to independently perform your duties ;
  • Demonstrate analytical skills with a sense of pragmatism ;
  • Have strong problem-solving skills ;
  • Possess organizational skills and influential leadership ;
  • Focus on results, communication and team work ;
  • Be able to work in a changing environment ;
  • Be able to communicate orally and in writing in both official languages.

Salary and condition

Salary and conditions according to the candidate's experience.

Job Location

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  • Group Insurance

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Flexible Hours

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Pension Plan

  • Free Parking

  • Work From Home Possible

  • Public Transit Nearby

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