Finance System Manager


Calgary, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Date:  Oct 9, 2021


***Please note this is a 6-month contract position for an independent contractor.


The Finance System Manager (FSM) Backfill is a senior member of the Canadian Finance team, is a key point of contact for Finance IT and a representative of the Finance department on major systems projects within the Canadian Region that have a potential impact on the Finance department. 


He/she will be responsible for maintaining the functionality and effectiveness of the firm’s financial systems including Thompson Reuters Elite Enterprise Professional Management System (PMS - currently being upgraded to 3E), third party systems (Chrome River, Intapp Time, Intapp Open, Clarity Budgeting, Data Fusion Intellistat, ARCS, Redwood  etc.), the Finance Reporting Portal including hoc reporting requests, and custom solutions designed to fill gaps not addressed by the PMS.


The Manager supports all users across the Canadian Region and troubleshoots and resolves all issues with the core PMS.  In addition the Manager acts as the highest level, 3rd tier support, for all Finance Systems helpdesk tickets (generated from third party systems) from users across the Canada.



Position requirements


Formal Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (business administration, accounting, information technology, etc.)


Knowledge and Experience

  • 8-10+ years experience supporting the enterprise-wide IT applications for Finance, other Business Services leaders and business end users
  • Strong finance and accounting background including month-, quarter- and year-end processes and reporting
  • Experience managing the enhancement, upgrade and configuration changes to and between core and third party financial applications
  • Strong SQL and data analytic skills including data management, data integrity and data governance
  • Experience with Thompson Reuters Elite Enterprise or 3E PMS system, a definite asset
  • Knowledge of the Legal or other professional services industry, an asset
  • Experience in large, complex international organizations, an asset


Personal Attributes

  • Excellent knowledge of the Office Suite
  • Ability to work remotely in a collaborative cross-functional team environment
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Ability to exercise appropriate judgement and discretions in dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to manage shifting priorities and user demands


*We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 





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