Financial Analyst

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Job Title: 
Financial Analyst
Job Number:  J0313-0833
Job Code:  NU044
Job Category: 
Financial Services
Bargaining Unit:  Non-Union
Job Type:  Temporary Full Time
Employment Type:  Replacement
Number of Positions:  0
Length of Time:  Up to 2 years
Hours of Work:  35 hrs/wk
Salary:  $55,455.40 - $75,712.00/Year
Date Posted:  April 2, 2013
Closing Date:  April 15, 2013

Opening Statement

History and innovation thrive in Kingston, located at the head of the St. Lawrence River and the junction of the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Kingston is a dynamic city with a sound and diversified economic base - consisting of prestigious public institutions, government bodies, leading healthcare and education facilities, significant tourism and entertainment activity, and a large private sector. Kingston offers quality of life of a smaller community with the amenities of a major centre.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning;

Responsible for providing departmental support to the City’s many departments and utility operations, including preparation, validation, analysis and review of financial information and systems to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting;

Promote long term financial planning and forecasting;

Promote the corporate use of available financial information and improving upon the information available;

Assist in maintaining the integrity of information in the financial systems;

Develop policies and procedures that encompass sound processes and internal controls;

Assist in other special projects as a finance resource.

Qualifications, Competencies

University or College business graduate and a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA);

Minimum of three years of progressively responsible accounting and budget development experiences, preferably in a municipal environment;

Municipal and utility accounting experience, including a working knowledge of relevant legislation and municipal policy is an asset;

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Must be a highly motivated team player, with strong technical and analytical skills and an in-depth understanding of business operations, processes and internal controls;

Ability to work collaboratively with the City’s many departments and utility operations;

Must possess strong interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills;

Strong working knowledge of budgetary accounting and reporting processes necessary to develop efficient and effective systems and procedures;

Intermediate skill level in MS Excel is required and will be tested;

Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check) at candidates own expense.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at:
Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to:

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