Regional Municipality of York, Senior Financial Advisor

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    Senior Financial Advisor #22516

    Community and Health Services Department

    Integrated Business Services Branch

    Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Union position.

    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 35 ; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 - 1630

    Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 10 months, Salary $53.14 - $57.77 per hour

    Reporting to the Manager, Financial Services and Business Planning, and provides financial and statistical analysis, advice and recommendations with respect to regional, provincial and federal budgets, business plans, and expenditure forecasts; conducts performance measurement activities, analyzes and reports variances, and recommends appropriate actions; departmental lead for the development and preparation of the Department’s operating and capital budgets for both tax levy supported programs and for provincial and federal subsidized programs including analysis, recommendations and consultative support for assigned program areas; leads and coordinates financial and statistical reporting requirements to the provincial and federal governments.


    • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Commerce or Economics or equivalent approved combination of education and experience.
    • Completion of a professional accounting designation program and be registered with the CPA Ontario Association.
    • Minimum five (5) years financial experience, including three years at a senior level, in a multi-divisional organization with responsibility for budget development and support to client departments, accounting, forecasting, financial analysis, financial performance indicators, and management reporting.
    • Knowledge of accounting and economic principles and practices including strategic and financial planning.
    • Knowledge of municipal funding sources, such as Provincial subsidy, and Provincial/Municipal statutes and regulations.
    • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
    • Computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing MS Office applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications; familiarity with ERP-based financial and budgeting systems such as PeopleSoft and SMS.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills to identify problems interpret data and develop recommendations for a wide range of community services and housing initiatives.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment on complex problems, manage multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
    • Ability to exercise appropriate judgement and discretion in dealing with confidential information, organizational design issues and fiscal analysis.
    • Ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively with client divisions on complex and diversified projects.
    • Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.

    Please apply on-line by clicking here by June 20, 2018, quoting competition #22516. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.