New job Analyst in Alberta
Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $6,125 - $8,243 a month
Location : Alberta
Job Requisition ID: 16402
Ministry: Treasury Board & Finance
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: September 30, 2021
Classification: Manager 2
The Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) Division partners with ministries to provide strategic financial services to develop, implement and report on government’s fiscal plan. Main outputs range from preparing the province’s annual budget and quarterly fiscal updates, and producing the executive summary of the Government of Alberta Annual Report, to providing timely, relevant and accurate analysis, advice and recommendations to decision makers (Minister, Treasury Board, Cabinet, Executive Council and other bodies) on spending issues.
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Financial Analyst, Clear Communicator, Agile Team Player
Are you a finance professional with a passion for public sector financial management? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment and providing support to business partners? If so, we have an opportunity for you to promote fiscal discipline in support of the government’s fiscal targets, and to work closely with ministries to deliver on the commitments the government has made to Albertans.
As an Analyst in this position, you will apply your understanding of program budget and policy issues facing government ministries as you review their proposed spending and business plans. Reporting to the Director, you will also monitor how those plans are implemented, including the review of quarterly budget updates and year-end results. Your strong interpersonal and written communication skills will be essential when analyzing proposals and preparing clear, concise briefings, as well as when liaising with key ministry contacts and senior management.
To be successful in this position, you will require a good understanding of public policy objectives and the government's fiscal framework and fiscal plan. A solid understanding of accounting concepts and government’s fiscal and financial legislation (e.g. Financial Administration Act, Fiscal Planning and Transparency Act, Appropriation acts) is paramount. An ability to learn quickly and adapt to new approaches will help ensure your success.
A university degree in business or a related field such as Business, Finance, or Economics, supplemented by four years of related experience in financial planning and/or analysis is required. Experience working with large complex data sets is also required. We may consider equivalencies based on a related Diploma and six years of related experience. Experience dealing with the provincial budget and business planning process or in public administration is preferred. An accounting designation would be an asset in this role.
A cover letter that demonstrates how your education and work experience makes you the ideal candidate for the job is required.
Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The following link will assist you with understanding competencies:
The following competencies you have developed will support your success. These include:
Drive for Results - Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.
Systems Thinking – Anticipate outcomes and potential impacts across inter-related areas and factors this into planning.
Creative Problem Solving – Required having the ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
Agility – Must be able to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience, and work effectively in changing environments.
Develop Networks – Must be able to proactively build networks, connecting and
building trust in relationships with stakeholders
$ 3,062.51 to 4,121.25 bi-weekly ($79,931 to $107,564 per year).
Final Candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower levels across the Government of Alberta.
This position will be located in the Federal building located at 9820 107 St NW, Edmonton
Hours of work
7.25 hours per day / 36.25 hours per week, Monday through Friday
What we offer:
- Working for the Alberta Public Service –
- Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
- Leadership and mentorship programs
- Professional learning and development
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
How To Apply
If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,
Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.
Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
Resources for applicants:
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Cindy.V.Zaiffdeen@gov.ab.ca
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