Canadian National Railway SAP Asset Accounting

Canadian National Railway

At CN, we work together to move our company—and North America—forward. Be part of our Information & Technology (I&T) team, a critical piece of the engine that keeps us in motion. From enterprise architecture to operational technology, our teams use the agile methodology to automate and digitize our railroad ensuring our operations run optimally and safely and our employees can focus on value-added tasks. You will be able to develop your skills and career in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

Job Summary

The role of Specialist Solution Design is responsible for producing technology solutions aligned with Business Objectives within a specific field of expertise and associated set of technology capabilities. This is achieved through Consultation – participating to workshops with various stakeholders, understanding user & business requirements, researching data, and technological capabilities.

The mandate participating in developing the roadmap within the domain(s) of expertise; making assisting in recommendations to ensure components relevant; otherwise trigger introduction of new technology as well as containment or retirement.

Main Responsibilities

Project Delivery

Participate in activities related to the delivery of technology solutions or software development: user stories gathering, fit/gap analysis, RICEFWs tracking, configuration, solution design, functional testing.
Provide domain(s) expertise for delivery of projects
Support Solution Designer, Solution Architect and System Integrator
Assist with QA testing strategy and work with the functional team in with domain(s) of expertise
Assist with security strategy and work with the functional team in with domain(s) of expertise
Assist with change management strategy and work with the functional team in with domain(s) of expertize
Assist with estimating efforts of work breakdown structure elements associated with domain(s) of expertise
Support stabilization
Assist with transition-to-core activities

Technology Blueprint / Software Design

Participate in workshops with different stakeholders to determine scope
Participate in medium/high complexity blueprint
Responsible for delivering of blueprint
Ensure deliverables comply with CN guidelines and Information Security



bachelor’s degree in business, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, a related field of study, or equivalent work experience


Good knowledge in domain(s) of expertise
For SAP, Good knowledge of SAP solution
Familiar with Agile and Waterfall project methodologies
Good knowledge of software development, telecom, infrastructure, or Industrial IoT technologies
Very good technical documentation skills
Good communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of IT security principles
Very good systems engineering or development knowledge
Sense of prioritization for meeting deadlines
Very strong knowledge in one domain (specialty)


Must-Have: Experience in Assets Accounting (FI-AA) and Project System (FI-PS)
Should-Have: Knowledge on other modules SAP FI (GL), (CO) and integration FI with PM
Should-Have: Supporting or implementing SAP FI in ECC or S4 Hana
Should Have: Experience in Agile methodology
Nice to Have: S4 Hana certification


Minimum > 5 years of overall work experience
Experience designing and deploying solutions in domain(s) of expertise

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.

For internal candidates, note that the grade level of the position will depend on the employee's experience.

CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.

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