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Financial Systems & ERP Advisor

Job ID: J0118-0115
Classification: SEN-07
Job Type: Determinate (6 months plus, Full-Time)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Minimum Salary: 62139/Year
Maximum Salary: 78625/Year
Closing Date: February 2, 2018

Open To

The general public

About this job

The analyst provides front-line support in the delivery and maintenance of new and modified Finance and Procurement Services business applications, including incident and problem management, system and data integrity, testing, release, data table configuration management, security administration, training and account management.

The analyst performs analyses and proposes solutions for upgrades, increased functionality, and for the design of reporting tools that meet client needs.

Screening Criteria

Essential Qualifications

Post-secondary diploma in a field related to employment or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience;

Experience using a financial, HCM, ERP, CRM, logistics, or financial reporting system.

Linguistic Requirements (see Qualification Standards)



Ability to identify, define and analyze problems or situations, and recommend solutions;
Ability to analyze system changes and improvements, and evaluate options including their impact on the system;
Ability to prepare and conduct pre-implementation testing;
Ability to prepare and analyze financial reports and/or documents;
Knowledge of HR, Accounts Payable or Procurement processes;
Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) models.


Action management
Teamwork and cooperation

Asset Qualifications

CPA accreditation
Experience designing or building reports using tools such as Crystal Reports, Excel, or other similar softwares;
Experience in training new employees;
Experience in the development of presentations, training materials, and/or user guides.

Organizational Needs

The Senate of Canada is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace where all employees are provided full and equal access to employment, development, and advancement opportunities.

Conditions of Employment

Candidates must meet the conditions of employment at the appointment phase and for the duration of their employment in this position.
Candidates must consent to supply personal information and obtain a security accreditation in order to be eligible for appointment.

How to apply

Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. You must consent to receiving e-mails from our system in your online profile.

The Senate of Canada reserves the right to retain a determined number of candidates who best meet the essential requirements of the position.

The Senate of Canada is a separate and distinct employer from the federal public service and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act.

We thank all those who apply to this selection process.

The posting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date stated above.