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ECONOMIC SPECIALIST
Organization:    Ministry of Finance
Division:    Taxation Policy Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    6A007 - Policy06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    54487
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A fast-paced, challenging opportunity exists to provide leadership and fiscal policy analysis with the Personal Tax Policy and Design Branch, Ontario Ministry of Finance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a member of the personal income tax policy team, you will:

- actively participate in the development of personal income and payroll tax policies for the Province of Ontario
- research and assess economic and distributional effects of tax policy changes
- design, develop, and operate quantitative models to assess the impacts of tax policy changes and propose creative solutions
- lead/actively participate in the decision making process
- present research, analysis, policy options and brief senior management
- liaise with other ministries, the private sector, the federal government and other jurisdictions.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:
- expert knowledge of economics, public policy, public finance, statistics, accounting, or a related discipline
- ability to understand and interpret tax legislation, regulation and practice or related legislation
- good knowledge of government structure and policy processes

Analytical and Research Skills:
- advanced skills in technical analysis
- knowledge of research techniques and analytical skills
- superior quantitative analysis and modeling skills

Communication and Organizational Skills:
- oral and written communication skills
- good knowledge of administrative and organizational abilities to plan and carry out projects
- interpersonal skills to develop and maintain contacts in other branches, ministries and governments
- demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple issues
- ability to lead project teams and work effectively in a team setting

Computer Skills:
- demonstrated ability to design and operate quantitative economic and financial spreadsheets and computer models

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 7 Queens Park Cr, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Monday, July 8, 2013
 
Note:
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • As a result of the recently agreed to AMAPCEO collective agreement, a new job evaluation system will be implemented on October 1, 2013. In the new job evaluation system, the classification level of this position is Level 6 with a salary range of $69,680.00 - $99,600.00
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 Monday, July 22, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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