Job Description

About the Firm:

A transportation hub for people to move and conduct commerce. An organization that supports those endeavors and provides an efficient service to all comers.

Essential Tasks:
  • Working directly with Technical Operations’ management and executives, jointly developing forecasting, reporting, analysis, and providing insight into a wide range of business and financial decisions
  • Provides financial modeling and recommendations to support the Technical Operations in making financially sound business decisions.
  • Develops weekly, monthly reporting and enhances the existing KPI reporting and analytical tools to increase efficiency and uncover more insight into business operations.
  • Assist with vendor management through rate by the hour [RBTH] negotiations with large vendors, including a working knowledge of key supplier contracts
  • Work with the Reliability Department to forecast future failure rates of major components
  • Assist with long range maintenance planning for fleet, retables and spare parts
  • Act as the finance lead for all growth related projects including new MRO software integration
  • Create, maintain and monitors financial and operational controls within the operations group
  • Work with the financial reporting team on overall technical operations activities on a monthly basis including reviewing monthly accruals for expenses, inventory and capital expenditure and explaining budget variances to actuals
  • Initiates analysis of monthly variances, and works directly with operational management, executives, and the financial reporting team to identify and resolve variances to plan on all costs [capital, inventory and expenses]
  • Become a subject matter expert on Prophix FP&A planning software for Technical Operations
  • Focus on continuous improvements of current processes and procedures and provide recommendations for enhancements
  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy
  • Other duties as assigned


  • An undergraduate degree, a professional designation (CPA, CFA) or MBA an asset.
  • 2-5 years of work experience in FP&A supporting business units or similar experience.
  • Must be an excellent communicator.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Deadline driven - Workloads tend to peak during the key deadlines of the annual budget, and forecast processes.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Must be able to rapidly adapt to change and deliver under minimal supervision.
  • Experience in operational and cost savings analysis, and the ability to make sound financial decisions, which may impact the company.
  • Proven ability to leverage internal relationships and drive change.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and some knowledge of Microsoft Access preferred.
  • Database (SQL), VBA, or other Programming knowledge is desirable.
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics (Great Plains), Prophix and Tableau an asset
  • Aviation industry experience is an asset
  • Flexible and a good negotiator.


Position Id
Full-Time Regular
Toronto ON