Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/12/2018 8:00 AM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Regular Full-time
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    7/25/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $78,681.00/Yr.
    CAD $98,350.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


    The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



    To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


    Job Description

    Senior Financial Analyst

    Regular Full-Time, up to one (1) position

    Integrated Business Support-Human Services



    The Role...     


            Are you an individual with a strong accounting background, who utilizes their analytical thinking to envision process

           improvements in their work? 


           We are looking for an individual who can use their accounting skillset to provide recommendations on best practices and build

           alternative methods to achieve improved results. With an accounting mindset, and a strong ability to work strategically and

           independently, we are looking for you to review the current scope of work, and advise on more adequate means of efficiency. 


           You will provide senior financial analytical support through analysis of, and reporting on, external Service Providers and related

           subsidy issues within the Human Service program. This includes assessing the impact of changes in subsidy levels, developing

           program subsidy budgets and forecasts, year-end reconciliations, reviewing of applicable legislations and policies for subsidy

           implications, developing accountability frameworks to ensure provider compliance/viability, and supporting the development of

           subsidy policies and procedures.  This position will also assist the Supervisor by providing advice, training and/or guidance to staff

           in the section. 



    What you will do:

    • Research, analyze and develop analytical and modeling systems, including assessing the impact of changes in subsidy
    • Perform complex analysis of existing subsidy models and funding data, including reporting on subsidy utilization
    • Perform complex subsidy calculations
    • Design and develop the reconciliation process for new or existing funding sources/programs as well as viability templates for internal and external clients
    • Analyze and report on financial statements from external providers and prepare annual reports on overall system viability and trends
    • Prepare higher level government reporting of program subsidy funding, including documentation for and support of annual audits
    • Play a key role in sectional corporate report, including develop program funding budgets and forecasts and reconcile program funding accounts
    • Calculate key performance indicators, benchmarks and measures related to program funding
    • Research, analyze and develop subsidy implications for Council reports
    • Research and review of applicable legislations and policies for funding implications
    • Support the development of funding policies and procedures for external clients
    • Provide advice, training and/or guidance to staff in the section when necessary
    • Assist Supervisor or program staff with ad hoc reports and analysis as required 



    What we require: 

    • Relevant University degree and professional accounting designation (CPA)
    • Minimum of five years of experience in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Advanced computer skills in Excel, MS Access, Word, Powerpoint
    • Ability to demonstrate innovative thinking and initiative and a “self starter” attitude to initiate projects and lead change
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and ability to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues
    • Highly developed verbal and written skills to effectively communicate with internal and external partners
    • Highly collaborative with a demonstrated customer service focus
    • Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
    • Familiarity with Housing and Early Years/Child Care program(s) would be an asset


    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

    Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm


    If this opportunity matches your skillset and qualifications, please apply online.

    Additional Information

    At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


    Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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