Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Financial Analyst

        Department:

Finance

Division:

Financial Planning and Budgets

Position:

Financial Analyst

 

Note:

Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.

 

 
Purpose:

Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning and Budgets this role provides analytical and data analysis for various projects.

 

Preferred Background:
The successful candidate must possess a degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting along with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in financial roles. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to develop and deliver accurate financial analysis and presentations for stakeholders within critical timelines. In addition, advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and Powerpoint) are required.  Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary to effectively communicate with peers and senior management.  Knowledge of municipal finance and the SAP management information system are assets. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.   

 

Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a demanding, fast-paced environment;
  • Able to manage priorities;
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills;
  • Meticulous and strong attention to detail;
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

Duties:

  • Participates in improving the reliability and relevance of financial models and information;
  • Supports the preparation of financial analysis for assessment and annual property tax policy.
  • Provides the financial analysis and communication materials in support of the preparation and the presentation of the annual operating budget and ten year forecast.
  • Prepares various financial analyses in support of the annual budget maintenance (including variances) and year-end financial reporting. 
  • Assists in the division-wide project management.
  • Produces management and operational reports;
  • Support various ad/hoc request for analysis and trends of project data;
  • Strong documentation skills (Capable of writing clear and well-structured business documents);
  • Undertakes financial analysis for special projects.

 

Posted:

April 18, 2017

Posting Expires:

May 2, 2017

Posting #:

F-183-17

 

Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

 

 

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