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Financial Services Analyst – Cargo Branch and Logistic services

November 17 2020
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence , Tourism, Passengers transportation
Categories Accounting, Finance, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Airport & Cargo ground services, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Dorval, QC

Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

Air Canada is currently seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Financial Services Analyst supporting the Cargo Business. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Services, the Financial Services Analyst will work closely with the Commercial unit. The recently launched E-commerce line of business will be one of the key focus of this position, as well as freighter activities in support of the airline's business objectives and continued drive towards sustained profitability.

The position will be responsible for the following activities

  • Ensure that effective financial and accounting managing processes/systems and controls are developed, implemented, and maintained in accordance with corporate/branch financial and accounting policies and requirements.
  • Actively participate in the month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing process
  • Establish business relationships and support key stakeholders for the Cargo Branch, effectively balancing financial control, advisory and support roles
  • Assist clients in all financial aspects of the management control process (i.e. Invoice validation and processing assistance/Plan/Budget/Measure and Evaluate/Adjust)
  • Attend meetings/calls with internal customers or partners and represent the organization from a financial and accounting perspective
  • Provide financial support and guidance to business unit managers in the development of strategies and initiatives to meet or exceed the Unit's financial goals, (i.e: revenue enhancement, cost reduction initiatives), and ensure alignment of department, division, and corporate objectives
  • Keep track of monthly operating expenses, producing monthly and ad hoc expense reports in order to improve expense and budget management
  • Liaise between various groups within the organization to capture financial requirements on various business cases
  • Perform cost and value comparisons using internal and external data to continuously improve the financial performance of the business unit
  • Ensure a consistently high level of quality in service provided relative to timeliness, accuracy, and user-friendly output


  • Bachelor’s Degree/College Diploma in Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of experience
  • CPA designation completed/underway is an asset
  • Working knowledge of the logistic/transportation industry
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Teams, etc)
  • Solid analytical skills and knowledge of financial analysis techniques and accounting cycle
  • Ability to work/support multiple stakeholders and cross-functional teams within the business
  • Ability to excel in an extremely fast paced environment
  • A high degree of initiative and the ability to work in a team environment are essential
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Motivated self starter that can work with minimal supervision
  • Results driven with good organization skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written

Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted. network