New Job Business Analyst In New Brunswick

Business Analyst
Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Company : City of St . John's
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Position Overview:
The City of Saint John is seeking a Business Analyst to join the Utilities & Infrastructure team.

The successful applicant will ensure that the City of Saint John’s 10-year Capital Plan is populated, coordinated, well defined, and aligned with funding opportunities in a manner that reflects the City’s mission, vision, values, and strategic direction by providing leadership, guidance, and direction to staff regarding proper financial administration practices and requirements from funding partners. This role will require a hands-on approach in which the incumbent will demonstrate leadership and teamwork.

Key Responsibilities:
Support the 10 year Capital Plan by:
  • Meeting with service areas to coordinate the population of the 10 year Capital Plan.
  • Working with Asset Management to plan capital contributions to replacement and maintenance of existing assets as well as update asset registry.
  • Working with service areas to ensure the 10 year Capital Plan contains projects that are realistic, well defined, aligned with the City’s strategic plan and are shovel ready.
  • Working with the City’s Finance Department to ensure the 10-year Capital Plan is in-line with the Long Term Financial Plan and City’s Financial Budgeting Policies, and in particular the Capital Budgeting Policy and prioritization matrices.
Support the Capital Budgeting process by:
  • Monitor for opportunities for funding from other levels of government or other organizations that would align with the City’s various strategic plans.
  • Coordinate and project manage the application process by ensuring service areas provide input and that the applications meet the requirements of the funding partners.
  • Coordinate and reconcile the reimbursement process with the funding partners to ensure reporting obligations are met and the City’s financial opportunities are maximized.
Support the day-to-day operation of the Department by assisting Senior Level Management in the provision of financial services such as:

  • Supports annual audit by providing information and answers to auditors.
  • Provide back up support for financial reporting in the Department of Utilities and Infrastructure.
  • Aid in the development, monitoring, reconciliation and reporting of financial budgets in the service area.
  • Support the organization on special projects, initiatives, and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Coordinate all asset management activities for the U&I by following asset management policies, strategies, and procedures.
Support the implementation of organization strategic initiatives by serving on various teams as assigned and by remaining current on best practice project and administration methods.

Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment by behaving in a professional manner and by providing support and assistance to colleagues as needed.

Other tasks as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a university degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or a related discipline. Project Management or an accounting designation would be as asset. A minimum of 4 years progressive experience in administration including accounting and budgets.

The incumbent will be a self-motivated, goal-oriented individual capable of working in a dynamic and challenging work environment. Experience in working with other levels of government for funding or experience with capital projects or working experience in municipal infrastructure design, construction and inspection would be an asset.

The successful applicant will work a compressed work week of 4 days (Monday to Thursday) under the City’s newly adopted Compressed Work Week Policy Trial.

Please note: It is a condition of employment with the City of Saint John to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a valid certificate of medical exemption from vaccination. Those who provide a valid certificate of medical exemption are required to comply with the City’s Vaccine and Test Policy. Failure to comply with this condition of employment is cause for termination.

Applications will be accepted through our online system only. Qualified applicants should submit their cover letters and resumes to:

City of Saint John
Attn: Hiring Committee (careers/employment opportunities)

The City of Saint John is an equal opportunity employer. Only those applicants being considered further will be contacted. Testing may be done as part of consideration for employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and which we serve. We encourage and support applications from Indigenous, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates who belong to such groups, who are qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.