Senior Financial Analyst

finance & treasury business & economic development
Posted On: Sep 6, 2017
Closing Date: Sep 15, 2017
The Corporation of the County of Frontenac is comprised of four departments: Fairmount Home, Corporate Services, Planning & Economic Development, and Emergency & Transportation Services, which includes Frontenac Paramedic Services, the Frontenac-Howe Islander Ferry, and Emergency Management. Geographically, Frontenac County encompasses four Townships – North, Central, South, and Frontenac Islands. Almost 4,000 square kilometres from the northern most tip to the Islands, Frontenac’s landscape and communities are richly diverse.
  Job Posting:
  Senior Financial Analyst (Permanent Full Time)
  Competition #: NU-17-013
  Posting Period: August 25 – September 15, 2017
The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for providing detailed research, forecasting, analysis and reporting as well as capital asset management for the County. The Senior Financial Analyst will analyze workforce planning data and make recommendations to the Senior Leadership team. The incumbent will research and provide detailed analysis in preparation for collective bargaining and will participate on the County bargaining team. The Senior Financial Analyst will conduct business case analysis, salary/wages, benefits and procurement costing analysis, and will conduct regular review and analysis of attendance statistics. The incumbent will provide support to the managers and directors in budget development, business case proposals and monthly reconciliation. The Senior Financial Analyst will perform the duties in alignment to the organization’s mission, vision and values, exercising high levels of integrity, ethics and confidentiality.
  • Degree in Business Administration/Commerce with specialization in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Two (2) years of public or private sector financial experience
  • Experience in researching and analyzing cost benefit scenarios in relation to collective bargaining processes
  • Experience in workforce planning and analysis
  Key Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of management accounting and controls acquired through post-secondary education focused on finance, accounting or public administration
  • Advanced knowledge of modern accounting theory, principles and practices, internal control procedures, public finance and fiscal planning
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all legislation and regulations pertinent to the financial function as well as an understanding of policies and legislation affecting municipal government including knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Board Accounting Standards
  • Advanced computer proficiency including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, sophisticated financial software, spreadsheets and database management, and the ability to work through the complexities of data upload, data extraction and preparing complex reports. Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains is an asset
  • Ability to perform detailed analysis of various data sets and provide recommendations
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills by systematically obtaining and assessing relevant information, utilizing reflective reasoning and taking action in decision making, with a realistic understanding of the issues and the impact of decision on the department/County
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate complex information to a diverse audience base, including Senior Leadership Team, department managers and external partners
  • Demonstrated professional work ethic and behaviours in interaction with internal and external contacts and the ability to express ideas clearly and concisely with ease and confidence while representing the department in a professional, consistent and positive manner
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and the capacity to multi-task in a fast paced environment, responding with flexibility to changing priorities
  • Ability to prepare accurate and detailed analysis and reports
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to confidentiality while exhibiting a high degree of discretion, ethics and good judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who is able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees; demonstrates respect for individual differences and competencies
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation
  • Proven willingness to learn and acquire new information and skills
  • Must hold a valid Class “G” driver’s license
Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume in one document, outlining your skills
and qualifications as they relate to the position, quoting the competition # to:
For a complete list of duties and responsibilities, please see the job description.


The County of Frontenac is an equal opportunity employer. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process and applicants must make their needs known in advance.


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