New job Assistant Deputy Minister, Revenue Division in Saskatchewan
Assistant Deputy Minister, Revenue Division
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $11,130 - $14,471 a month
Location : Saskatchewan
Building a Stronger Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan has always been a province of abundance and opportunity. The economy depends on Saskatchewan's combination of natural resources and strong human capital. The province’s economy is forecasted to grow, as the effects of the pandemic ease over time. Saskatchewan’s economy has fared better than most through this health crisis, with continued high levels of employment, and growth in housing starts, wholesale trade and international exports.
The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to protecting Saskatchewan people through the rest of the pandemic. Investing in infrastructure like hospitals, schools, and highways will help build a strong economy and create jobs for strong families, strong communities, and a better quality of life.
About the Ministry
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for oversight of government revenue, expenses, assets and liabilities. Finance is the lead ministry for fiscal policy; budget development and integrity; managing provincial debt; designing and administering fair, efficient, and competitive tax regimes; pension and benefit administration; labour relations advice to government; ensuring accountability to both the public and the Legislative Assembly for the use of public funds; and ensuring effective financial management and accounting policies and procedures.
The Government of Saskatchewan is seeking a visionary and strategic senior executive who is committed to building organizational value through leadership, collaboration and results.
The Assistant Deputy Minister, Revenue Division offers an ideal opportunity to help the province shape its growth initiative for today and future generations through the strategic direction and delivery of Saskatchewan’s consumption tax programs.
Assistant Deputy Minister Responsibilities
Reporting to the Deputy Minister, the Assistant Deputy Minister is part of the senior executive team that shares responsibility for the development, planning and implementation of a strategic direction that aligns with the Saskatchewan Plan for Growth and ensures a ministry-wide perspective is incorporated into the delivery of programs and services.
The Assistant Deputy Minister, Revenue Division is responsible for:
- Overseeing the administration of provincial taxes and tax incentive and refund programs and services to Saskatchewan businesses and industry organizations, farmers, municipalities and on-reserve First Nation retailers;
- Managing the collection of tax returns and payments and administering fuel, tobacco and corporate tax programs and collects account receivables;
- Conducting audits on resident and non-resident businesses and individuals to ensure taxes are properly remitted;
- Providing tax enforcement, compliance activities and tax education and information services to assist clients with tax issues;
- Working collaboratively with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the administration of provincial income tax and North American jurisdictions in the administration of the International Fuel Tax Agreement and International Registration Plan programs in Saskatchewan;
- Providing strategic options, comprehensive policy advice, briefing papers, recommendations and perspectives to the Deputy Minister on functions, activities and issues;
- Developing, implementing and maintaining effective processes, policies, programs and services for the people of Saskatchewan;
- Analyzing existing systems and structure for efficiency and effectiveness, and developing integration strategies across divisions and with other government and non-government systems;
- Building strategic, collaborative relationships with key ministries/agencies across government, business and industry sectors and First Nations and Métis communities;
- Managing fiscal and human resources to ensure the effective use of resources in meeting ministry objectives; and,
- Representing the Ministry and province on various federal/provincial/territorial councils to provide input and perspective on policies and standards.
Background and Competency Requirements
The Assistant Deputy Minister opportunity is for experienced senior executives with an exceptional history of achieving results in collaborative environments in the field of public policy development, program or service operations and/or public financial management. Our ideal candidate will possess an accounting designation and/or a graduate degree in business or economics.
In addition, you will have:
- Leadership strengths that promote inclusion, engagement and foster an innovative, collaborative environment;
- Performance management strengths that promote planning, risk management and accountability toward organizational goals;
- A solid track record of building and maintaining credible relationships across a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders;
- In-depth knowledge of government legislative and regulatory processes and protocols, in particular as it relates to public policy development and financial management;
- Proven capability to identify and deliver key strategic insights, counsel and policy to ensure decision making is made with the best possible advice;
- Demonstrated ability to build commitment through collaboration, consultation and consideration of citizen and stakeholder impacts;
- A strong executive presence with a demonstrated ability to navigate difficult situations through relationship building and influencing others;
- Proven ability to work effectively in a team-based environment with excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytic and problem solving skills;
- Demonstrated consensus-building skills, strong leadership and team-building skills with a preference to mentor and develop staff to a high level of collaboration and accountability;
- Be diplomatic, professional, persuasive and tactful with the ability to work with an influence a variety of stakeholders;
- An exceptional communication style that includes well-developed written and oral communication skills; and,
- Be recognized as innovative and a change agent in order to achieve success at the team, organization and government levels.
What We Offer
The Government of Saskatchewan provides an environment that is committed to workplace diversity and upholds deep rooted values of Respect and Integrity, Serving Citizens, Excellence and Innovation, and Acting as One Team.
The Saskatchewan public service offers an attractive compensation package that includes competitive salary; comprehensive health and dental benefits; and pension plan.