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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Corporate Finance and Control Branch
City:    Peterborough
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    AFA20 - Financial Administration AM-20
Salary:    $70,906.00 - $91,516.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52859
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The Ministry of Natural Resources is undergoing exciting changes impacting our overall corporate finance and controllership function. If you are interested in advancing the OPS controllership agenda within our ministry, then come join our team and utilize your financial expertise to lead all programs, initiatives, and strategies related to corporate accounting and control, related financial systems and processes for the ministry and its stakeholders.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will:

- Manage ministry Integrated Financial Information System (IFIS) and serve as a key liaison between the ministry, Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Ministry of Government Services (MGS) regarding the government's corporate-wide financial system and related financial policies, processes and procedures;
- Provide leadership for the ministry's Chart of Accounts;
- Develop and administer an effective appropriation expenditure and revenue control framework and transfer of information in support of client needs, ministry strategic direction and Central Agency requirements;
- Provide financial advice to senior management in the ministry;
- Assure ministry understanding, participation, compliance and reporting in setting and meeting government-wide financial policies and standards.

How do I qualify?

Financial Skills:
- Demonstrated knowledge of accounting theory and principles, government financial policies and processes, modern controllership principles;
- Proven expertise in planning, managing and leading all programs, initiatives and strategies related to corporate accounting and control. This will include providing expertise, advice and services re the controllership framework and performance reporting systems within a ministry with diverse and complex accounting requirements including revenue generation, transfer payments and special purpose funds;
- Proven skills in business planning and financial management.

Negotiation and Analytical Skills:
- Proven research, issues management, negotiation and analytical skills to identify issues, analyze problems and develop innovative solutions for corporate accounting and control issues affecting all levels of ministry management.

Technical Skills:
- Knowledge of modern I&IT and data/document management concepts and government financial applications such as IFIS, OGFT, OTAR to utilize financial systems in ongoing corporate accounting and control.

Leadership and Communication Skills:
- Proven leadership, management, and relationship management skills to provide leadership to staff and to establish effective business relationships;
- Knowledge of change management principles and project planning to plan and manage large concurrent complex projects during critical ministry change;
- Excellent oral, written and presentation skills to prepare and present reports to senior management including operational policies, research findings and central agency reports.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   6
Category:   Finance and Economics
Posted on:   Friday, March 22, 2013
  • E-NR-52859/13
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