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SENIOR ECONOMIST
Organization:    Ministry of Finance
Division:    Taxation Policy Division
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    6A001 - Finance06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57298
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Come be a part of our team! We are looking for someone with background and knowledge of the personal income tax system and policies and who is willing to pull up their sleeves in this challenging role.

What can I expect to do in this role?

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

- help develop 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
-propose creative solutions to senior management on policy issues
-lead and actively participate in the decision-making process
-brief senior management on matters when required
-liaise with other ministries, the private sector, the federal government and other jurisdictions

How do I qualify?

Taxation and Related Knowledge:
- you have a solid understanding of personal income tax system
- you have in-depth knowledge of Ontario and Canadian tax structures and applicable policies
- you have a background in economics, public policy, accounting or comparable field

Policy Development Experience:
- you are able to research and analyze data
- you can develop and analyze policies to assist in decision-making
- you can identify implications and evaluate policies for impacts on government

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
- you are a strong leader and have experience managing junior staff
- you can lead projects and serve as a resource to others in the office
- you are able to write and speak effectively
- you are comfortable presenting material to senior management
- you have experience drafting documents such as policies and or budget papers

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 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:   Tuesday, October 22, 2013
 
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 5, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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