Bilingual Senior Financial Analyst

Bilingual Senior Financial Analyst

FI4 Financial Officer 4

Regular/full-time

**CLOSING DATE EXTENDED**

Department of Families

Agency Accountability and Support Unit, Administration and Finance Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39495

Salary(s):   FI4 $68,711.00 – $82,972.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 28, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created to fill similar regular and/or term positions in Winnipeg and will remain in effect for 12 months.

This position is Designated Bilingual.  The successful candidate must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in both official languages (English and French).  Applicants must clearly state in their resume and/or cover letter whether they meet the conditions of employment.

The Agency Accountability and Support Unit (AASU) plays a lead role in the Department of Families in financial comptrollership and contract management by developing and maintaining an agency accountability framework.  This includes developing risk assessment tools for agencies, building capacity within the Department and in agencies to strengthen contractual compliance, board governance, improve financial reporting, and, implements regular financial reviews and audits.  The purpose of a department-wide agency accountability framework is to ensure a consistent, reliable and transparent approach to the fiscal, operational and program monitoring of external service providers that deliver programs and services on behalf of the Department of Families.

 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business travel
  • Must be fluently bilingual in English and French

 

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA CGA, CPA CMA, CPA CA).  Other combinations of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Experience in financial management activities, including planning, budgeting and/or expenditure control, cash flow and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and accounting standards, including applying the CICA Handbook and internal control concepts
  • Experience analyzing financial statements, providing feedback and forecasting on an organization’s financial and contractual performance
  • Knowledge of complex financial and business management concepts and practices used to evaluate and analyze financial and operational performance
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access) or equivalent software
  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence and responsibility among multiple competing pressures and deadlines in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and able to develop strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in both English and French

Desired:

  • Experience using government databases such as SAP,  Public Budget Formulation (PBF) and the Management Information System (MIS)

 

Duties:
The Bilingual Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for ensuring that Financial Reporting Requirements (FRR) are current and operational, and that external service providers have processes in place to meet their financial reporting and accountability responsibilities.  This position assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of sound financial monitoring policies and procedures, analyzes financial reports and participates in financial reviews and audits of external service providers to ensure the appropriate use of public funds.  This position monitors financial reporting as stipulated in agency Service Purchase Agreements (SPA); reviews and analyzes financial reports and other documents to ensure financial accountability and the appropriate use of public funds; participates in regularly scheduled audits/reviews; and, works with divisional staff to enhance the current monitoring practices of SPAs.  This position works with the operating divisions and other AASU staff to support and develop positive working relationships with external and internal stakeholders, enhances and implements sound financial accounting practices as well as effective auditing and comptrollership functions.

 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39495

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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