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Officer, Reporting and Analysis

Job ID: J0117-1980
Category: Finance
Location: Ottawa, ON
City / Province: Ottawa, Ontario
Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time
Working hours: PSAC
Open Positions: 1
Job Closing Date:
(dd/mm/yyyy):
04/06/2017
Language Requirement: English essential

Reporting to the Manager, Accounts Payable, the Officer, Reporting & Analysis has a thorough understanding of all financial aspects of the Procurement-to-Payment processes, procedures and policies and is responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting including, accruals and variance analysis for the payment of goods and services required by the Corporation.

The Officer is also accountable for the management, facilitation, coordination and execution of a complete range of operations and performance reporting for the Procurement-to-Payment processes, as requested by the Manager, Accounts Payable and Director, Procurement to Pay. This includes the design, development, implementation and testing to meet the requirements of the Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) policy, practice and procedures.

The Officer manages all aspects of external benchmarking and cost effectiveness and efficiency improvements of the end-to-end procurement-to-payment process.

The Officer supports various procedures and process development related to the Accounts Payable module of SAP including the support of external vendor management.

The successful candidate will

• Manages and prepares the Procurement-to-Payment monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting requirements of the Corporation for the procurement to pay processes on behalf of goods and services acquired by the Corporation.
• Leads the preparation and management of various reports such as financial accruals, supplier statistical payment reporting, vendor management, and regular performance reporting and statistics for the Procurement-to-Payment operations.
• Provides direction and works in conjunction with Corporate Accounting, Finance Decision Support, External and Internal Auditors and other internal stakeholders for the preparation of all financial reporting requirements.
• Designs, develops, and documents detailed testing of the financial processes in accordance with ICFR rules and guidelines.
• Manages and supports the Manager, Accounts Payable in the SAP payment processes for large complex suppliers to ensure they are accurately processed, reported and reconciled.
• Manages the Decision Making Matrix (delegation of authority) practices including the processes, controls and reporting of such practices on an ongoing basis.
• Leads the development and maintenance of procedures and job aids for Accounts Payable as well as the end-to-end Procurement-to-Payment processes.
• Leads the development and maintenance key performance indicators and benchmarking on the cost effectiveness and efficiency of the Accounts Payable operations and the entire Procurement-to-Payment processes.
• Assists with the review of the annual SAP segregation duties controls review process of various roles and transactions provided to employees.
• Act as a backup and supervises staff operations as required by the Manager, Accounts Payable.
• Facilitates, coordinates and executes on various Sourcing Management Support activities as requested by the function.

Job requirements (Education and Work experience)

Education:
• University degree or college diploma in a business related field (e.g. commerce, finance, economics, accounting, business administration)
• Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)

Work experience:
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a finance or accounting environment
• Minimum of 3 years experience in developing, analyzing and reporting of financial information
• Strong knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, accounting policies and Internal Controls over Financial Reporting
• Experience using SAP and its corresponding applications or a similar ERP system is an asset
• Experience within an Accounts Payable, Procurement or Supply Chain Management field is an asset
• Experience in supervising employees is an asset

Other:
• Strong analytics and data manipulation skills
• Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, PowerPivot and SharePoint)
• Sound organizational skills and strong attention to detail
• Strong Business acumen, negotiations skills, and relationship building skills are essential to this role
• Strong communications skills, both oral and written

As part of the selection process selected candidates will be required to complete a security screening process

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Our Leadership Behaviours and Corporate Values

Decision Making - A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability - An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation - A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution - A focused and self motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People - A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.

Other information about this job:

• An eligibility list will be established following the competition and will be valid for a twelve (12) month period.

Canada Post offers

A total compensation package
• Competitive salary
• Annual incentive program
• Comprehensive individual and family benefits coverage
• Vacation and leave options
• Canada Post Registered Pension Plan

A strong community of employees
• Our employees drive innovation and ensure that our business continues to evolve to meet our customers’ changing needs

The satisfaction of a job well done
• You’ll be part of a winning team that touches the lives of millions

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If you're ready to make a difference and discover your full potential, Canada Post delivers a variety of exciting and challenging career opportunities across the country. As one of Canada’s largest employers we’re committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team to meet the evolving needs of Canadians and secure our future.

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