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Advisor, Financial Systems

159140 Requisition ID:  159140 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Systèmes financiers et gouv. des données 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Québec  

City: Montréal-Nord

Location: Bureau de Montréal-Nord 

Postal Code: H1G 3J5 


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Systems, Business Technology, the incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance, continuous improvement and development of financial systems.
More specifically, the candidate will be required to:
•    Guide and support the team during the migration of financial information tools in the various project phases (initiation, planning, execution, quality control, delivery);
•    Identify and document process improvement opportunities;
•    Contribute to the implementation of process optimization and improvement plans in collaboration with the IT department, external suppliers, the national department and the business lines;
•    Ensure the maintenance and integrity of financial databases; 
•    Resolve interface problems between the different systems;
•    Support managers in the research of best practices surrounding the use of the systems;
•    Create, generate and publish certain financial reports according to previously established production schedules.

Job Requirements

•    Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting combined with five (5) years of experience in business solutions integration;
•    Experience in business process documentation;
•    Advanced Microsoft Excel skills;
•    Excellent analytical and skills and an ability to identify opportunities;
•    Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team;
•    Excellent organizational and planning skills;
•    Customer-focused with excellent communication skills (oral and written);
•    Good oral and written communication skills (French and English);
•    Autonomous and have a strong sense of initiative;
•    Ability to work under tight deadlines;
•    Experience with SAP, BW, Longview and VBA (an asset).

Why work at Sobeys?

•    Flexible working hours policy;
•    Friendly and welcoming environment;
•    Teamwork;
•    Working in partnership with Senior Management;
•    Possibility of advancement;
•    10% discount at participating IGA, Rachelle-Béry and Marchés Tradition stores;
•    Company involved in its community;
•    Fitness center available;
•    Charging stations for electric cars.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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