Business Analyst, Municipal Parking

business & economic development finance & treasury
Location: City of Mississauga, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Apr 10, 2018
Closing Date: Apr 16, 2018

Business Analyst, Municipal Parking
Check out this amazing opportunity as a Business Analyst on our Municipal Parking team!
Primary Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Manager, Municipal Parking, the successful candidate will:
  • Develop and present business cases, feasibility studies, and concept and position papers relating to municipal parking business initiatives and strategies that are supported by metrics/analysis relating to the planning and operations of parking.
  • Assist in the business planning process by providing all relevant business data, and develop recommendations for business solutions and improvements.
  • Conduct performance measures, market research, and benchmarking to provide consultation and advice to the Manager and Director that supports the strategic direction of parking.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities by collecting and analyzing operational data, reviewing parking related business processes, identifying and prioritizing process improvement opportunities and proposing recommendations/solutions to align parking planning, strategy, and operations with the strategic direction of the Transportation and Works Department.
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies in reporting of pay and display machine revenues between vendor, SAP, and bank reports.
  • Manage revenue reconciliation process by merging data from all parking revenue sources and ensuring that the information is accurately represented in SAP and generate monthly parking revenue reports.
  • Monitor and maintain industry compliance of parking related revenue and financial programs.
  • Coordinate collection schedules for the parking pay and display machine network based on financial trends and system requirements.
  • Analyze revenue and time-stay data to assess opportunities for enhancing existing or creating new revenue opportunities and develop associated implementation plans.
  • Monitor the performance of the Parking Pay and Display Machine Vendor contract and monitor the Purchase Order associated with the contract.
  • Track costs associated with maintenance and upkeep of the parking lot and pay and display machine inventory and produce quarterly and yearly performance reports.
  • Produce monthly performance measure reports for parking related operational and capital accounts for the Manager. Identify and assess opportunities as well as resolve discrepancies and issues.
  • Lead or assist in the management of long-term strategic projects, including developing RFP’s, project charters and project plans, and business cases; and lead associated public engagement.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Specifications:
  • Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Finance, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the development and analysis of business processes, business plans/cases, and strategic plans.
  • Completion of LEAN White Belt (or higher) and/or PMP certification would be an asset.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with business process analysis, business development, and implementation of business process improvements.
  • Extensive experience in conducting primary and secondary research, data collection and analysis is required.
  • Experience with business planning, analytics, processes, improvements, and project management principles.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills are required, as are excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills with the ability to design, develop, and deliver business operational initiatives, processes, and strategies.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including the ability to synthesize complex and voluminous information into written reports.
  • Excellent computer skills with experience utilizing SAP, MS Office, Excel (Pivot Tables, VBA Macros), Visio, PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and execute projects utilizing sound project management principles, practices, and theories.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and self-manage tasks and projects in a timely and organized fashion while successfully engaging in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of elected officials, executives, managers, and external stakeholders in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of team and to utilize problem solving abilities supported by project management experience and facilitation capabilities.
  • A valid driver’s licence is required and access to a personal vehicle may be required at times.
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Salary: $68,431 - $91,245
Closing Date: April 16, 2018
Number of Openings: 1 Permanent Full-time
Department/Division/Unit: Transportation and Works/Works Operations and Maintenance/Municipal Parking
Work Location: 3185 Mavis Road, Mississauga, ON
A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted. 
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.