General Ledger (GL) - Manager in Montreal, QC

CGI Group   •  

Montreal, QC H1A 0A1

Industry: Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

Position Description

The GL Manager is a strategic and financial partner who is responsible to control CGI accounting system, provide services and support to the Finance members all across the world as well as to all the other CGI departments. The GL Manager has the responsibility to maintain the integrity of the accounting system and to work closely with the support team to resolve any issues and provide improvements and recommendations. The GL Manager also has the responsibility of coordinating the activities and the projects assigned to the team members.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Manage, guide, supervise, evaluate, recognize, discipline and coach a team of corporate application specialists

• Be a GL module specialist

• Provide support on PSA GL application to the business units

• Create change requests (CR) either for user's requests; defect of current solution or to develop better tools for the GL team.

• Prioritize, document and test the change requests.

• Creating all new procedures and maintaining current procedures such as month end process; creation of legal entities; creation of new GL accounts etc.

• Make sure that PSA gives all the necessary statutory reporting for each non North-American countries

• Able to communicate clearly new processes/procedures

• Train and guide finance members on PSA topics

• A demonstrated change manager who embraces the pursuit of continuous improvement in systems, processes, people and results

Required qualifications to be successful in this role


• Advanced skills in MS Office suite of applications including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

• Advanced experience with Oracle, or similar ERP


• Analytical Thinking

• Problem Solving/Decision Making

• Customer Focused

• Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• Action Oriented

• Highly Organized

• Autonomous & Flexible

• Proactive, positive, can-do attitude



Located at Corporate office – Montreal

Minimal travel required


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

8 to 10 years of Finance Experience, ideally in a corporate function role

Excellent in verbal, written and communication skills in English and French


Experience, proficiency and comfort in communicating and working effectively at all levels

Experience in managing account systems

Experience in working with auditors within a SOX control environment

Experience in and success in leading teams, mentoring others and excellent interpersonal skills

Demonstrated success in process improvements

Valid Through: 2019-11-12