Financial Services Team Lead

Financial Services Team Lead

FI2 Financial Officer 2


Municipal Relations

Community Planning, Permitting & Development

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 38259

Salary(s):   FI2 $52,181.00 – $62,564.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 19, 2021

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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be created to fill similar regular and term positions within this or other Departments, and will remain in effect for up to 12 months.

The Inspection and Technical Services delivers technical safety related services and on an annual basis, the Branch processes over 40,000 invoices and collects $6.5 million in revenue.

To be considered for this position, you must submit the application form and your resume. Only those that submit both the application form and resume will be considered.  The selection board will rely only on the information provided in this form and your resume to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit references or other documentation at a later point, if invited for further consideration.

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Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to work overtime, as required



  • Post-secondary education and training in Accounting, candidates with (or pursuing) a professional CPA designation preferred. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Work related experience in financial accounting activities, such as performing audits, reconciliations, and preparation of forecasts, analysis of reports, etc.
  • Supervisory experience with responsibility for planning, organizing and directing the work of others. 
  • Work related experience in financial accounting activities, such as performing audits, reconciliations, and preparation of forecasts, analysis of reports, etc.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex information to internal and external clients.  
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize work to meet strict and often competing deadlines.
  • Experience in developing policies and procedures to build and monitor adherence to internal financial controls. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills for building and maintaining positive working relationships and partnerships with diverse internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills, including the ability to exercise sound professional judgement. 
  • Strong proficiency in the Accounting functions in SAP.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of government financial policies and procedures. 
  • Experience using a Point of Sale (POS) system.

Reporting to the Manager of Client Services, the Financial Services Team Lead is responsible for the financial activities of Inspection and Technical Services Branch, including comptrollership, cash-flow, budgeting and facilitating the revenue collection functions.

Responsibilities of the position include establishing policies and practices to ensure management direction, control and accountability of resources are in compliance with legislative and administrative guidelines. This includes the coordination of a revenue accounting systems which will ensure that all public funds are properly recorded, promptly deposited, receivables are recorded and collection action is undertaken. The incumbent also provides financial advice and direction to Branch staff, participates in the development of financial systems and processes, and coordinates other financial management activities. 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 38259

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841


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 may be grieved and appealed by internal applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. 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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