Senior Financial Analyst 2

finance & treasury business & economic development
Location: Regional Municipality of Durham, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: May 23, 2019
Closing Date: Jun 16, 2019
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The Region of Durham, dedicated to maintaining outstanding standards of service, relies on the expertise and commitment of our employees. You’d be surprised at the diverse career choices we have to offer! If you seek a career with growth and challenge, where quality and accountability work in tandem with integrity and a responsiveness to change, we welcome you to learn more about us.


Senior Financial Analyst 2 – Job ID 10615
Reporting to the Director of Financial Planning, the incumbent will:
  • Plan, research, and prepare special financial reports and forecasts
  • Conduct financial and statistical analysis, planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Provide strategic financial and business practices expertise, consultation and advisory services
  • Audit, evaluate, develop and implement financial systems and internal controls
  • Lead and participate on project teams in the development of financial frameworks, policies, processes and best business practices
  • Prepare special reports to assist in decision making and resolution of financial and operational issues
  • Develop options, recommendations/solutions and prepare reports for senior management, Regional Council Committees and other applicable stakeholders
  • Assist in all aspects of asset management and reporting, including tangible capital asset policy development, year-end capitalization, life cycle analysis and capital project financing
  • Review financial implications of Committee and Council reports
The successful applicant will possess:
  • A professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CPA, CMA; CPA, CGA)
  • Several years' experience in financial/statistical analysis, accounting and report writing
  • Strong proficiency in the use of various computer software and accounting applications
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent financial planning and management skills
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to demonstrate sound judgment
  • Strong project management and team leadership skills
  • Excellent organization, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • A valid driver's licence and the use of a reliable vehicle
Hourly Rate:  Start: $47.14 - Six Month: $49.76 - Job: $52.38
To learn more about this opportunity, please visit our website at and apply online directly to Job ID#10615 no later than June 16, 2019. 
We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.
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