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LEGISLATIVE DESIGN SPECIALIST
Organization:    Ministry of Finance
Division:    Taxation Policy Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    19PEC - Ecomcs & Stat (Ama Unit) PEC19
Salary:    $71,881.00 - $92,540.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50662
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A fast-paced and challenging opportunity exists for a highly motivated, results-oriented individual looking to expand their career and showcase their knowledge of tax legislation and design. We are looking for you to join our team!

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a key member of the Sales Tax Unit, you will:
• provide technical advice and analysis on the design of sales tax legislation
• develop strategic briefing materials, issue notes, budget papers and policy design options
• prepare detailed policy and design analysis and recommendations for legislative provisions
• work with Legal Services Branch to ensure legislation and regulations support policy intent
• liaise with other ministries, federal and other provincial governments, and tax professionals on tax design and legislative issues

How do I qualify?

Legislative Knowledge:
• You have demonstrated technical knowledge and experience with Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax legislation and administrative practices
• You have demonstrated knowledge of the legislative process and an understanding of legislation related to other jurisdictions
• You are able to translate policy into legislation and regulations and draft legal specifications for sales tax measures

Communication, Interpersonal and Negotiation Skills:
• You can prepare and deliver presentations of complex tax issues in a clear and concise manner at a level appropriate for the audience
• You can establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior officials, associates and staff at all levels
• You are able to deal diplomatically with senior staff, stakeholder groups and the public

Analytical, Research and Organizational Skills:
• You have experience developing design options and recommendations
• You are able to analyze large volumes of information and identify issues and problems
• You have proven research skills and knowledge of research techniques to assist in data analysis
• You can meet deadlines consistently, manage competing priorities and work with limited direction

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, 95 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 
Note:
  • T-FN-50662/13

    As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013 and the job code identified in this posting is subject to revision. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position has not yet been determined.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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