Rss test description en-us Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:26:15 GMT Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:26:15 GMT Weblog Editor 2.0 <![CDATA[Project Management Analyst]]> Overview:

Financial Project Controller: Specializing in project and account operations with a key focus on financial management. Working with our project team, you'll be a key player in the Project Management Office in supporting mid to large-scale projects or programs.


The role is largely focused on Project Financial Management and requires experience and skills in the area of financial reporting and analysis.

Key activities include:

  • Review contracts and understand significant financial terms and conditions, maintain copies of all contracts and execute accordingly
  • Assist with budget and quotation
  • Track project financials to reconcile actuals and forecast against budget and analyze any variances
  • Ensure project financial tracking reconciles with internal accounting reports and accurately tracks key financial performance indicators
  • Prepare accurate and up to-date financial summary reports for review with stakeholders
  • Generate reports for internal and external clients, relating to finances, forecasting, resourcing, others as well as ad hoc reporting
  • Create client invoicing and supporting documentation in accordance with the contract terms. Resolve any issues in regards to invoicing.
  • Monitor, follow up, and report to management on outstanding Accounts Receivables
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of all work, and ensure project operates in compliance with firm policies
  • Support and coordinate project management through analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Manage and coordinate project initiation and implementation.
  • Assist with the creation and execution of project work plans, and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Monitor project progress, oversee financials and track expenses
  • Create and Maintain project document repository.
  • Maintain Project team database, records, schedules, etc.
  • Schedule regular project team meetings
  • Assist Project Manager to organize and communicate team-building activities
  • Create and maintain Onboard/Off boarding procedures and orientation manual
  • Work with Project Manager to develop project Status and Issue Log templates
  • Assist with the preparation of weekly or biweekly project status reporting
  • Establish document control procedures
  • Ensure deliverable sign off is obtained and properly archive all Key Project deliverables
  • Work with Project Manager to develop processes and templates
  • Manage and creating statements of work, purchase orders and change orders
  • Work closely with Project Manager to ensure Quality and Risk Management processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Procurement management; track vendors and subcontractor contracts and serve as contact for internal and external resource providers
  • Monitor client requests for service and resourcing.
  • Coordinate resources to help deliver projects within the budget and time commitments


  • 3-5 years of experience (financial background and project management support experience required)
  • University degree in a business field required
  • Previous experience in a financial analysis role
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Software Skills: Advanced Excel, Outlook, MS Project, Word, PowerPoint, Visio
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment and deliver significant value
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English.
  • Familiarity with project management/tracking tools such as Replicon is a plus
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:40:40 GMT
<![CDATA[Motor Vehicle Body Repair Journeyperson Appraisers]]> Opportunity
As part of an ongoing recruitment effort, we are looking for skilled and experienced individuals to express their interest in joining the SGI Claims team as an Appraiser. Permanent, full-time opportunities are available in various claims branches throughout Saskatchewan, including Regina and Saskatoon Appraisal Services.
Appraisers perform specialized technical work in the appraisal of all types of motor vehicle damage. Individuals may be required for extended hours of work which includes 12 p.m. (noon) to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Extensive travel may also be required.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• identifying and recording vehicle details
• inspecting and listing damaged vehicle parts, determining if damage is collision-related
• determining depreciation on damaged vehicle parts
• determining vehicle conditions and estimating actual cash value of vehicles, for purposes of determining either total loss or repair
• coding labour time and parts required for repair, paint or replacement
• interpreting flat rate manuals to determine both replacement and paint times
• determining repair, frame and painting times not covered by flat rate manuals
• discussing and explaining appraisal details to claimants
• liaising with auto body repair shops to review appraisal discrepancies and problems
• approving additions to repair accounts
• conducting post-repair audits
You must have a journeyperson's certificate in Motor Vehicle Body Repair, a valid driver's licence and at least 5 years of experience in the appraisal of all types of motor vehicles. Along with the skill to estimate vehicle damage, you are required to have knowledge of motor vehicle construction, repair, mechanical operation and flat rate manuals related to vehicle makes.
Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the 8th straight year, we offer a full range of employee benefits that support a work-life balance including: a day off every two weeks, employee pension contributions matched by the employer, flexible spending account, wellness spending account, and education assistance programs. Please go to
In addition to these benefits, we offer a salary range is $25.46 to $31.81 per hour, supplemented by a semi-annual retention bonus of $2,500 which is in effect until December 31, 2015. Overtime hours are often available during peak workload periods throughout the year.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply online to express interest in being an Appraiser with SGI - please include in your cover letter or resume which branch location(s) in Saskatchewan you are interested in being considered for (please visit ).]]>
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:39:54 GMT
<![CDATA[Service Desk Analyst]]> Overview:

Coordinates, diagnoses and troubleshoots incoming employee calls. Provides support services to employees and clients with technical problems and information technology issues involving desktop, laptop or network services from local personnel or from employees using network remote access. Provides timely resolution of problems or escalation on behalf of customer to appropriate technical personnel. Provides case status updates to management and end-users. Supports and maintains effective relationships with users. Develops, documents, and implements standard operating procedures and customer service guidelines relating to remote IT support. Responsible for advising and assisting users in solving problems related to hardware, software, networks and peripherals using available technology.


The Bilingual Analyst Level works on assignments of a moderate scope where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Troubleshoots for systems with limited supervision. Acts as liaison between customers and departments. Requires 2-5 years of related work experience, or AA degree, or technical training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Employees working on client accounts must possess A+ certification.


Bilingual - French and English

Customer Service Experience

IT Support Experience

A+ certification

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:35:22 GMT
<![CDATA[Bilingual Service Advisor - Mandarin]]>

About Dilawri Group of Companies

The Dilawri Group of Companies is Canada's largest automotive group with 50 franchised dealerships representing 30 automotive brands throughout Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Privately owned and operated by the Dilawri family since 1985, the company continues to expand its footprint in Canada, building on its history of excellence in the automotive industry. With more than 2,200 employees, the Dilawri Group of Companies is proud to offer exceptional products and customer service in every dealership.

The Dilawri Group of Companies is not only a leader in the automotive industry, it is also a leader in the communities it serves, having established the Dilawri Foundation in 2002. The Dilawri Foundation has contributed millions of dollars throughout Canada supporting a variety of charitable causes.

Service Advisor - Bilingual Mandarin

Position title - Service Advisor

Department - Service

Supervisor - Service Manager

Unionized Environment with great benefits, including RRSP package!

Reporting to the service manager, the service advisor is responsible for promptly and courteously

serving all service customers. This person will ensure they accurately obtain all required

information on repair orders, fully explain required work and obtain proper authorization for the

required work while maintaining focus on Customer Satisfaction and Labor Sales.

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Ensure customer satisfaction.

2. Prepare facility for daily start of business.

3. Process night drops.

4. Greet incoming customers and generate repair orders.

a. Perform vehicle walk-around and offer diversified services.

b. Ensure all pertinent customer and vehicle information is correct.

5. Check vehicle for applicable warranty and repair coverage.

6. Forward repair orders for proper dispatch to shop.

7. If vehicle has been returned as a comeback, follow repeat repair procedure.

8. Follow proper paper flow procedure for service department.

9. Phone customers with estimates & obtain authorization.

a. Record call and authorization on hard copy of R.O.

10. Recommend necessary maintenance and repairs.

a. Note refusal of services on hard copy of R.O.

11. Contact customers to resolve complaints, as required.

12. Periodically review vehicle status.

13. Review invoices for accuracy.

14. Call all customers when vehicles finished.

a. Note time of call on hard copy of R.O.

15. Review all invoices with customers.

16. Complete all manufacturer training and exams.

17. Dispatch shuttle driver.

18. Add/update customers/vehicles in database.

19. Assist service department personal, as required.

20. Write purchase orders, as required.

21. Maintain workstation in a clean & orderly manner.

22. Maintain proper dress.

23. Complete assigned tasks on time.

24. Take ownership of and resolve problems, as required.

25. Assist with unforeseen emergency issues, as required.

26. Other related duties as assigned by management.

Hours of work:

8:30am to 5:30pm - Monday to Friday

As required by Management.


  1. Must speak both English and Mandarin fluently. Cantonese is an asset
  2. Must have a minimum of 1 + years' experience as a Service Advisor at a dealership
  3. Customer service experience
  4. Mechanical, mechanic, automotive knowledge

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit

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