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The Globe and Mail SAP Functional Analyst (IT) in Toronto, Ontario

SAP Functional Analyst (IT)

Digital, Data Science & IT, 351 King Street East,Suite 1600, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Req #128

Monday, September 12, 2022


The Globe and Mail is a national icon and Canada’s most recognized media brand.

We’re also an international award winner for data visualization, design, and creative storytelling. A digital innovator with a global client list for our in-house AI-powered optimization, prediction and automation platform. And a place where Canadians come for the best journalism in the country.

We aim to reflect Canada in the stories we tell and in our workforce. The Globe is a proud partner of Pride At Work, Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, and a signatory of the BlackNorth Initiative. We understand our staff have lives outside of the office and offer flexible work arrangements and support programs. We also provide training and mentorships to staff to ensure you’re able to grow and challenge yourself and your abilities.

No matter what your role at The Globe, you’ll be part of an organization dedicated to making a difference to Canada.


  • Oversee and report on the progress of implementing system solutions to support business requirements and processes

  • Provide documented solutions to user issues

  • Design, configure and implement business solutions involving SAP FI and CO

  • Lead business process definition and facilitate discussion between business and technical resources

  • Provide solutions and recommendations based on SAP experience & industry best practices

  • Facilitate knowledge transfer of SAP system functionality

  • Monitor Finance-related jobs and resolve issues

  • Assist business users at all levels with SAP-related questions

  • Optimize system functionality & performance

  • Participate in all aspects of quality assurance including review of test plans, expected results and issue resolution

  • Available for on-call and off-hours work as required

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • University degree in computer science, business or accounting, or equivalent work experience

  • SAP certified functional analyst FI with an advanced knowledge of COor equivalent work experience

  • Three or more years of experience in the configuration of SAP ECC components in an SAP functional role

  • One or more years of newspaper-industry experience in technology-related customer service and consultationis desirable

  • Advanced-level knowledge of SAP FI-CO

  • Advanced-level knowledge of SAP’s ECC product

  • Proficiency in SAP interface configuration and master data management

  • Proven track record in creating and implementing software solutions

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex system issues and solutions to business users and senior management

Would be an asset:

  • Accounting designation

  • Experience with an SAP industry solution

  • Experience with Concur Travel and Expense

  • Experience with Basware Accounts Payable

  • Working knowledge of programming techniques

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


All offers of employment with The Globe and Mail are conditional upon the candidate being Fully Vaccinated. To be Fully Vaccinated is defined as someone who has received the full series of a vaccine or a combination of vaccines accepted by the Government of Canada (currently Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen) and has received the last dose at least 14 days prior to their start date. To prove they are Fully Vaccinated, all new hires will be required to provide evidence by emailing a copy of their vaccine dose administration receipt(s) to Human Resources prior to their start date. Those seeking exemption based on one or more of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code will need to provide their request for accommodation to Human Resources for approval. If the accommodation request is not approved and the candidate is not Fully Vaccinated, any offer of employment will be revoked.


The Globe and Mail is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We believe this strengthens our business and our journalism. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, age, and physical ability. As required by the Federal Contractors Program, The Globe also tracks the proportion of staff in the four Employment Equity categories (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Persons with Disabilities, and Members of Visible Minorities) to ensure we are reflecting the areas in which we work.

The Globe and Mail offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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  • Pay Type Salary

  • Digital, Data Science & IT, 351 King Street East,Suite 1600, Toronto, Ontario, Canada