Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Manager, Business & Capital Planning

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/28/2018 1:14 PM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Regular Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    10/19/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $110,091.00/Yr.
    CAD $137,616.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 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

    Manager, Business & Capital Planning

    Finance- Business & Financial Planning 



    Do you have a passion for providing your clients with creative, innovative and forward thinking strategic financial management solutions?


    Are you a leader who strives to coach, develop and support a high performing team of finance professionals?  


    Do you pride yourself on building and nurturing strong client relationships?


    Are you customer focused and thrive in a team where collaboration, partnership and passion to excel are celebrated?  



    The Role...


    Reporting to the Director of Business and Financial Planning the Manager, Business and Capital Planning is a key strategic role in the organization providing strong financial leadership that enables the achievement of strategic outcomes while ensuring service outcomes are financially sustainable in the long term. As one of the few municipalities with a Triple A credit rating, it is imperative to maintain key partnerships and sustainable fiscal planning. You, along with a dedicated team of financial professionals, facilitate an annual current and capital budgeting that exceeds $3 billion, while managing the Region's reserves, providing strategic financial performance analysis, long-term financial planning and ensuring financial policy compliance.

    Be a part of an exciting and dynamic organization and drive decisions that that help build Peel's Community for Life! 



    What you will do ...

    • Provide leadership and direct the development of Peel’s annual operating budget and capital budget and plan processes to support and advance the Region’s strategic outcomes
    • Provide decision makers (Executive Leadership Team, Council) with timely and relevant financial performance information; e.g. reserve management, operating and capital financial performance, sustainable long-term financial flexibility
    • Liaise regularly with the Executive Leadership Team to provide timely and relevant information, assess Regional priorities, negotiate resources, communicate progress and deliverables
    • Identify solutions to support program outcomes while achieving regulatory compliance with Regional By-laws, PSAB and Provincial/Federal requirements including development of and monitoring outcomes related to the Financial Management By-law
    • Provide pro-active communication of critical issues, risk mitigation opportunities and contingency plans
    • Apply financial and business analysis skills to lead development of Council Reports, Councillor newsletters, media releases, public budget communications, Board of Trade articles and other adhoc communications
    • Identify and establish networks and relationships with relevant associations
    • Enhance organizational financial stewardship through ongoing education, increased financial awareness and partnership by providing training and advice 
    • Develop, recommend and administer the budget for the section and ensure that the expenditures are controlled and maintained 
    • Research and apply process improvement methodologies to financial planning processes to seek innovative approaches to addressing organizational needs
    • Work in partnership with Internal Audit to track necessary financial control processes are implemented and maintained to effectively mitigate risks
    • Recruit, coach, inspire, train and evaluate reporting staff 


    What we require...

    • Relevant University degree (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Masters Business Administration) combined with a professional accounting designation
    • 5 – 8 years progressive financial management experience
    • Minimum 5 years municipal finance experience
    • Excellent knowledge of financial management, financial processes, systems and models, accounting and performance measurement
    • Research skills using evidence informed decision making best practices
    • Negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
    • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
    • Ability to lead & manage staff with different expertise through a changing environment and culture
    • Ability to think strategically and look to the long term to identify issues and risks well in advance of them becoming critical
    • Proficiency in all MS Office and financial management applications


    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

    Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm 35 hours/week


    If this opportunity matches your skills 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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