Manager, Financial Services

Manager, Financial Services

FI3 Financial Officer 3


Manitoba Justice

Community Safety Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36749

Salary(s):   FI3 $59,179.00 – $71,038.00 per year

Closing Date:   December 14, 2020

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 created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months. Candidates who do not meet the full qualifications may be considered for the position on an under fill basis with a developmental plan.

The Manager, Financial Services, provides leadership and direction to the Winnipeg Remand Centre’s budgeting, cash flow projections, variance and analysis, and annual financial reports.  

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 

Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Internal Security Check


  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in providing leadership, coordination and supervision of staff
  • Financial accounting experience including cash flow forecasting, budget preparation, expenditure monitoring / control and varied financial reporting
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and their application in the public sector environment
  • Experience with the interpretation and preparation of complex documents as well as providing recommendations within specific policies or legislation
  • Experience assessing the effectiveness of internal control systems
  • Experience with SAP or similar computerized accounting systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with other departmental staff, external agencies, other professionals and the general public
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to pay attention to details and ensure accuracy of work
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office or equivalent software, with emphasis on using spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


  • Knowledge of policies and procedures, including General Manual of Administration (GMA) and the Financial Administrative Manual (FAM)

Reporting to the Superintendent and the Divisional Comptroller on matters of budget and the Assistant Superintendent, Operations on matters pertaining to relevant operations and receives general guidance and direction from both the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent, Operations. The Manager, Financial Services, evaluates and analyzes financial implications and new accounting applications, as well as advises the Superintendent of policies regarding administrative and financial concerns for audit purposes.

This position directly supervises, provides direction, supports and trains up to ten administrative and financial support staff and is a part of the senior management team.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36749

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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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