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New Job Business And Fiscal Planning Advisor In Ontario



Company : Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Salary : $69,425 - $100,036 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, Financial Management Unit is looking for a financial expert to take on a challenging role in providing corporate oversight and business and financial planning support to the Ministry's Divisions and agencies.

You are a results-oriented analyst with the ability to think strategically without losing sight of the details. You thrive in a dynamic, fast-moving environment where you can use your strong financial acumen, technical expertise and communication skills to influence decisions that have real impact. People see you as a business partner because you make the connections between policy, program delivery and finance. If this describes you, then this is the opportunity for you!!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
  • serve as key point of contact between ministry clients, corporate services, and central agencies
  • support program delivery and business case development through robust financial analysis, including fiscal scenario analysis and multi-year forecasting
  • support a comprehensive ministry forecasting process throughout the financial planning cycle for in-year, monthly and quarterly reports
  • provide business advice on fiscal/financial risk, and operational and financial issues
  • coordinate the preparation of the ministry's Multi-year Plan (MyP) submissions, Printed Estimates, Estimates Briefing Books, and related material
  • prepare a variety of regular and ad hoc reports and senior level presentations to support the management decision making processes
  • lead and support projects aimed at improving business processes and meeting overall corporate objectives

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise

  • you have knowledge of legislation, policies, standards, and priorities related to business planning, budgeting, fiscal management and related areas
  • you have knowledge of financial management strategies and ability to provide advice on effective planning and financial management of complex programs to senior management
  • you have experience applying budget and accounting procedures, practices and information to facilitate and ensure financial accountability

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • you have proven relationship management skills to convince stakeholders to accept an alternative response to an issue
  • you have collaboration and interpersonal skills to work with team members and all levels of management to consult and provide advice on difficult financial issues
  • you have demonstrated consultation skills to participate in or lead consultations with clients who may not have a clear understanding of ministry policies/requirements
  • you have demonstrated oral and written communication and presentation skills, to write clear, concise reports, correspondence, and business cases, prepare and present advice and explain financial and program-related information
  • you demonstrate political acuity, diplomacy and tact to deal with sensitive issues you can consult and collaborate with stakeholders and program staff

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

  • you can research, investigate and assess relevance of information and identify and evaluate emerging political and fiscal issues and problems
  • you can conduct an assessment of risks (e.g. financial and other risks) and develop options to avoid potential negative implications

Computer Skills

  • you have experience using standard desktop computer applications (e.g. word processing, presentations, spreadsheets) and specialized/customized databases/financial information systems to conduct research and analysis
  • you can prepare compelling reports and presentations

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 24 months, 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region

Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario

Understanding the job ad - definitions

Finance and Economics

Posted on:
Monday, January 10, 2022

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    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.