New job Revenue Policy Analyst in Saskatchewan
Revenue Policy Analyst
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $5,711 - $8,166 a month
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for oversight of government revenue, expenses, assets and liabilities. In addition to other responsibilities, Finance is the lead ministry for fiscal policy; budget development and integrity; and ensuring accountability to both the public and the Legislative Assembly for the use of public funds.
The Taxation and Intergovernmental Affairs Branch provides public policy and budgetary analysis and advice to Treasury Board and Cabinet in the areas of taxation and intergovernmental fiscal relations. The Branch is currently looking for an entry level analyst who will be responsible for:
- providing policy analysis and advice to ministries, Treasury Board and Cabinet respecting provincial fines, fees and charges;
- analyzing and presenting the impacts of alternative revenue policy options;
- monitoring fees and charges levied across government to ensure policy consistency, interjurisdictional competitiveness and legal applicability;
- assisting in the accounting for provincial income tax revenues, which includes ensuring that revenues from the federal government are received, recorded and accounted for properly throughout the year and at year end; and,
- represent the Ministry (or support senior representatives) at interministerial and intergovernmental meetings.
The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about contributing to the fiscal planning process and is seeking an opportunity to influence public policy issues. You will have:
- a sound understanding and knowledge of current public policy issues and financial management principles;
- the capability to identify, discuss and make presentations on key strategic insights and policy options to ensure decision making is done with the best possible advice and a high degree of innovation;
- strong written and oral communication skills, along with strong interpersonal skills and relationship building skills that allow you to work with and influence a variety of stakeholders;
- the ability to establish and achieve objectives, often under tight timelines, which may include working some evenings/weekends during peak busy periods; and,
- the ability to deal with confidential or sensitive issues.
Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be acquired through completion of a graduate degree in fields related to public administration, finance, accounting, economics, or public policy along with related experience, or through an undergraduate degree in those fields combined with several years of relevant experience.
What We Offer
The Ministry of Finance offers dynamic and challenging work for talented individuals in an environment that supports innovation, creativity and diversity. In addition, the Saskatchewan Public Service offers a number of employment advantages.
Salary will commensurate with qualifications, in the MCP.05 to MCP.06 range ($5711 - $8166, monthly).