- 74,423.44 - 90,555.92 annually
- City Of Ottawa
Responsible for facilitating the implementation of financial policies, procedures and best practices. Monitors financial performance and compliance with financial and service level guidelines and procedures; performing financial audits/reviews; reconciling Annual Information Returns; liaising auditors and other government agencies. Conducts business case, consolidation and portfolio analysis; Capital and Operating Budget preparation; administering and monitoring financial reporting requirements and related systems capabilities; improving internal controls and providing input regarding upgrades/modifications to existing systems to meet evolving need. Coordinating the activities of assigned staff; providing day-to-day financial management support to program administrators, city management and staff.
Education & Experience
University degree in Business, Commerce, or a related discipline with demonstrated abilities in financial management
- Five years progressively responsible experience in financial analysis, budgets or accounting
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
1 position - Day 1 Ready – immediate requirement for language proficiency:
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.
- City of Ottawa organization, financial policies and procedures (i.e. Corporate Policy Manual)
- Generally accepted accounting and auditing standards
- Participate in operating and capital budgets/works, contracting, financial analyses and reporting activities;
- Understanding of corporate information management systems including financial budgeting, tracking, accounting and reporting; SAP-HR; SHAMIS; departmental project, assets, and maintenance management systems and their interfaces Internal financial controls and processes;
- Contracting processes
- Funding programs available to the City from other levels of government
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
Competencies & Skills
- Able to work independently, with minimum supervision, and collaboratively with all staff as part of a team
- Provide functional supervision to other assigned employees, schedule and coordinate work activities and provide instructions/guidance
- Analyze financial statements and Annual Information Returns
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships
- Provide advice, guidance, direction and effective leadership
- Interpret relevant legislation and policies
- Write clearly, concisely and accurately
- Communicate effectively with others, clarifying ideas and ensuring they are understood
- Counsel and resolve problems/issues
- Conduct financial compliance audits/reviews
- Respond to multiple and often conflicting requests from staff and clients, including providing on-the-spot reports and explanations to management in preparation for urgent/ad hoc meetings;
- Identify financial tracking reporting requirements and provide user input to systems enhancements, as required;
- Use corporate financial systems (SAP, SHAMIS) and a variety of software applications (spreadsheets, databases, word processing, etc).