Governance, Risk, and Control Analyst

Governance, Risk, and Control Analyst

P10 Professional Officer


Manitoba Finance

Internal Audit, Treasury Board Secretariat

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36867

Salary(s):   P10 $82,480.00 – $101,998.00 per year

Closing Date:   January 4, 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).

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

An eligibility list may be established to fill future Regular, Term or Acting positions that come available within 12 months. 

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

Be a part of a diverse and engaged team that supports the vision to transform and support Manitoba in achieving sustainability and accountable government. We are seeking strong leaders who are motivated and proactive in their approach, can apply superior critical thinking and proven analytical skills to complex issues and problems, and have an interest in directly influencing and contributing to transformation and improvement throughout all aspects of the operation of government.

You are a systems thinker and effective problem solver who wants to influence government programs and operations.  You enjoy learning about new business areas, services and programs, and are interested in gaining a whole-of-government perspective in your work.

The Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) is the centre of the public service transformation, providing leadership in the focus on outcomes and the journey to fiscal sustainability. TBS provides financial and analytical support and strategic management advice to the Minister of Finance and Treasury Board, a sub-committee of Cabinet, responsible for the overall fiscal management and reporting of the Manitoba government and the establishment of policies required for the effective management of public funds to meet government objectives. TBS is also responsible for the summary budgeting, public accounts, strategic initiatives, government-wide balanced scorecards and internal audit functions.

Strong financial controls and oversight are the single most important pillar in achieving sustainability and accountable government. Located within TBS, IA consists of two complimentary groups: the Professional Practice Branch, and the Operational Audits Branch. Our vision is that of trusted advisor and partner providing value-added services for government accountability and continuous improvement. With an audit universe that extends beyond other reporting entities and includes funded organizations where the funding agreement includes the right to audit, we are an integral component of Manitoba’s governance processes. We provide independent and objective assurance and advisory services to Manitoba, the results of which may lead to significant government policy, program or financial change.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
  • Must be able to travel occasionally within the Province of Manitoba.
  • Must have the ability to work evenings and weekends as required. 


  • Post graduate degree (e.g. MBA) in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Organizational Development or Business Administration/Management Science. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Experience in the application of internal audit concepts, techniques and best practices, and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Extensive experience conducting complex risk-based program reviews, and quantitative and qualitative research and analysis. 
  • Experience leading a team for results with the ability to motivate staff, influence and facilitate positive change, and provide effective leadership in a transformation focused environment.
  • Experience providing strategic insight and recommendations or creative alternate solutions on a variety of complex issues, including governance, risk management and controls.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective, respectful and collaborative working relationships with a team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem skills with the ability to work within undefined structures. 
  • Strong financial acumen with an understanding of financial management, accounting and resource allocation principles and metrics in the public sector.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Political acumen demonstrated through experience providing advice to senior leaders on confidential, complex and sensitive issues.
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and develop an understanding of departments, programs, funded agencies, policies, issues and priorities.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities to successfully operate within a deadline-driven environment.


  • Related professional designations, such as: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
  • Proficiency in data extraction, analysis and visualization. 

The Governance, Risk and Control Analyst is responsible for the performance of complex and diverse internal audit projects, which include internal and external research and analysis, and assessing and reporting on policies, programs, governance, risk management and internal controls.  The results of these projects may lead to significant government policy, program or financial change.  The Governance, Risk and Control Analyst also supports the division’s Professional Practice Branch.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36867

Service Centre 3

Human Resource Services

600-155 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3H8

Phone:  204-945-8819

Fax: 204-948-3382

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. 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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