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Senior Application Analyst - Finance

Requisition ID:  164809 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT CFO & HR Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; Ontario; Québec  

City: Stellarton

Location: Foord St. Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 

 

Our family of 134,000 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.

Overview

 

Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full time opportunity for Senior Application Analyst - Finance. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Montreal, QC; or Calgary, AB.

Job Description

 

What you'll get to do in this fast paced role:

 

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the application(s) within the Product Team Portfolio. Maintain up-to-date expertise in the application(s) and mentor and lead the team(s) in translating product needs into enhancements and or fixes for the supported application.
  • Provide specialized Level 2 & 3 application support. Identify the root cause of issues, and triage with the appropriate team. Prioritize the backlog and make necessary configuration or code changes. Source additional support from other teams to resolve underlying issues as needed. Maintain the system documentation; run books and required changes to user documentation as incidents are resolved.
  • Monitor applications and their components across dimensions such as end-user experience, application interfaces, runtime code exceptions and performance. Recommend enhancements as needed.
  • Lead each phase of the development life cycle: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), design, build, testing, deployment and release. Design the applications to ensure both the business and architectural needs are met including adhering to standards, patterns, and reference models.
  • Identify opportunities to automate processes, or otherwise innovate on business operations using application features.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives through advisory and consultative support. Proactively share new leading practices.
  • Keep appropriate teams members and other teams updated on product backlog status, incidents, and projects, as appropriate. Serve as the liaison between vendors, users, and product team as needed.
  • Observe and communicate potential application risks and improvements in support of effective issue prevention and risk mitigation

Job Requirements

 

What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:

 

  • 5 years experience in application development and support and delivery
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science or business
  • Knowledge of various areas of finance (accounts receivable, accounts payable, assets, General ledger, etc.) Professional certification CPA preferred
  • Experience with cloud applications (Ariba, Concur, etc.)
  • Experience with SAP will be preferred
  • Experience in application development and support and delivery
  • A deep technical knowledge of the Products / applications being support
  • Experience in working with outsourced service providers and vendor management
  • Retail industry experience preferred
  • ITIL Certifications (if applicable)
  • Bilingualism (English and French) considered an asset

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.

 

 

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

 

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.