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SENIOR ECONOMIST
Organization:    Ministry of Finance
Division:    Corporate & Commodity Taxation Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    6A007 - Policy06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    54477
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Don't miss this opportunity to support the strategic development and analysis of corporate tax policy formulation. We are looking for a team-oriented Senior Economist to join the Corporate and Commodity Taxation Branch.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• provide expert advice and analysis to develop strategic plan for corporate tax reform/restructuring
• prepare detailed briefing notes and presentations for senior management and review the work of junior staff
• develop and maintain linkages between taxation issues
• liaise with federal and provincial counterparts, line ministries, government agencies to discuss tax policy
• act as a team/project leader to establish work plans and project objectives

How do I qualify?

Taxation, Policy and Economic Knowledge:
• you have demonstrated knowledge or experience in economics, quantitative techniques, public finance or comparable discipline
• you have are able to identify and quantify the impact of potential corporate tax policy changes
• you have knowledge of policy and budget processes

Research, Analytical and Computer Skills:
• you are able to research and develop a range of policy options
• you have knowledge or experience using statistical and quantitative methods, including conceptual, modelling and analytical skills
• you are proficient in computer software applications to support advanced quantitative analysis and function in current technological environment

Communication, Interpersonal and Project Management Skills:
• you have demonstrated oral and written communication skills to effectively convey results of analysis
• you have experience preparing draft policy and budget papers
• you are able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior officials, associates and staff at all levels
• you have the ability to plan and carry out projects to deadline and supervise staff

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:   Monday, June 24, 2013
 
Note:
  • 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
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, July 16, 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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