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ECONOMIST
Organization:    Ministry of Finance
Division:    Office of Economic Policy
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    4A007 - Policy04
Salary:    $60,650.00 - $82,250.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57631
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The Economic and Revenue Forecasting and Analysis Branch is looking for a highly motivated professional to join the team and provide analysis and advice on macroeconomic policy issues.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• prepare economic analysis and forecasts using economic models
• monitor the Ontario economy and conduct statistical and econometric analysis
• write briefing notes, conduct research and prepare analytical papers
• support the Budget and Fiscal and Economic Statement process with current economic analysis and projections

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise:
• You have experience in statistical and econometric analysis, including forecasting techniques
• You have knowledge of economic trends and current economic issues, as well as public sector fiscal policy processes
• You have demonstrated quantitative skills including experience with economic models and methods

Analytical, Research, Project Management and Organizational Skills:
• You can conduct economic research using statistical and econometric analysis
• You can interpret economic developments including implications for the province's economic and revenue outlook
• You can plan and carry out complex assignments to deadlines with minimal direction

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• You are able to describe and explain complex economic issues in formal written documents
• You are able to present complex economic and statistical material to senior management
• You demonstrate judgement, tact and direction when working with internal and external stakeholders

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 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:   Friday, October 18, 2013
 
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, November 1, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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