New Job Fiscal Analyst/Auditor In Prince Edward Island

Fiscal Analyst/Auditor
Fiscal Analyst/Auditor

Fiscal Analyst/Auditor

Company : Government of Prince Edward Island
Salary : $34.75–$43.45 an hour
Location : Prince Edward Island

Full Description

The PEI Department of Finance and Treasury Board Secretariat aims to encourage the development of an innovative, diverse and inclusive workforce which enables the organization to realize its goals.

This position reports to the Manager of Financial Services and provides leadership to the Department of Social Development and Seniors. This position provides comprehensive advice and recommendations to the Department’s leadership team on financial and operational matters and is responsible for ensuring that operations are in accordance with Treasury Board, fiscal and administrative policies and legislation.

Duties include:
- Assist the Director and Manager of Financial Services with the coordination, facilitation and preparation of the Annual Management Plan process;
- Assist the Director and Manager of Financial Services with the coordination, facilitation and preparation of the quarterly forecast process;
- Preparation and monitoring of the Salary Budget;
- Preparation of the Annual Budget Book;
- Provide comprehensive analysis and advice to divisional staff/management with regards to Treasury Board and Executive Council submissions;
- Provide costing and financial analysis for inclusion within Treasury Board and/or Executive Council submissions;
- Regular monitoring of budget variances to ensure financial accountability;
- Assist with year-end processes to support adjustments to revenue and expenditure;
- Conduct analysis on and prepare responses to Auditor General inquiries;
- Provide guidance, advice and support to Senior Management Team, directors, and managers regarding governmental, departmental, financial and administrative policies, legislation and regulations;
- Other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Must have a professional accounting designation;
- Must have a University Degree at the Bachelor's level in a related discipline;
- Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered;
- Considerable experience in financial management at a senior level;
- Considerable experience with a thorough knowledge of Oracle FIS Financial, Budget management systems, Oracle PeopleSoft, Excel/Spreadsheets, Hyperion, ISM, Simply Accounting, Caseware, Business Objects, , and a good understanding of Word is required;
- Supervisory or leadership experience;
- Must have proven interpersonal, leadership, organizational and strong communications skills;
- A thorough understanding and proven skills in proper budgeting processes;
- A strong analytical mind with the ability to see both the detail and the global picture;
- The ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with various levels within Government, and outside stakeholders both verbally and in writing;
- The ability to work under extreme pressure to meet both internal and external deadlines;
- Applicants must have a good previous work and attendance record and provide a Criminal Records Check prior to
beginning employment.

Other Qualifications:
- Experience in preparation of Treasury Board and Executive Council Submissions would be an asset;
- Experience in comprehensive (value-for-money) as well as financial statement auditing would be an asset; and
- Experience in database analytics and advanced analytics software such as Microsoft Power Business Intelligence software would be an asset.

Please Note: Please ensure the resume clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 24 months

Salary: $34.75-$43.45 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Language training provided
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Charlottetown, PE C1A 1R2: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Secondary School (required)


  • senior level financial management: 3 years (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-05-03