|Financial Program Manager|
Financial Program Manager
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $34.03–$42.64 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The Victims Services Branch has a unique and challenging opportunity for a highly motivated individual with effective communication, financial, program management, and leadership skills to play a key role in the Branch. The successful candidate will prepare and approve expenditures for the Victims' Fund on an ongoing basis. Reporting to the Director, the Financial Program Manager will manage the Victims Compensation Program and oversee all supplier and third-party payments. The incumbent will also be responsible to assist with monthly forecasts for the Fund, and monitor and analyze surcharge revenues received by the Fund.
Consider this opportunity to:
- manage the Victims Compensation Program, including evaluating applications and determining eligibility for reimbursement of expenses resulting from violent crime, and responding to inquiries and complaints from victims regarding applications;
- research, analyze, recommend and implement amendments to policy and legislation to address issues or enhance the Compensation program; deliver training on the program for community agencies and criminal justice system personnel;
- assist program managers and play a role in preparing and administering at least 44 ongoing funding agreements and other contracts with community-based organizations; establish and maintain systems for contract payments; and monitoring contract compliance and accountability;
- support program managers and funded agency boards with financial management recommendations and reporting, and review funded agencies’ financial controls as necessary;
- provide advice to program managers with respect to government financial policies, processes, payments, and tracking systems;
- guide and coach staff to achieve expected goals as they provide quality service to clients and stakeholders; and
- provide direction and oversight for supplier payments, Victims Compensation payments and other financial transactions involving purchase card and Markview payments in compliance with the Government of Saskatchewan Financial Administration Manual and regulatory requirements.
Typically, competencies for this position would be attained through the successful completion of an undergraduate degree in the humanities or business administration and experience working with victims of crime or other clients under distress, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.