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Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Corporate Management Division - Business Planning Branch
Job Term:
1 Temporary contract for 12 months
Job Code:
20205 - Financial Officer 1 (B/U)
$931.51 - $1,139.56 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Experience working in the Ontario Public Service – grow your future.

The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As part of the team with the Business Planning Branch, where your focus will be on program development and evaluation, you will:

• assist in the development of financial reports and estimates preparation
• contribute to the development and implementation of business planning and financial reporting in support of the monitoring and review of budgets and financial performance
• participate in financial and administrative projects/reviews and contribute to the development of internal communications materials and resources
• provide advice and support to staff on financial reporting and expenditure management processes

How do I qualify?


• You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
• You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).


• You have knowledge of general financial and accounting principles, policies and processes, including budget and financial forecasting, and estimates planning.
• You have knowledge of general approaches and considerations for resource planning, business planning, program development and performance measurement.
• You have knowledge of risk assessment and risk management principles to contribute to ministry assessments on financial and non-financial issues.

Analytical and problem-solving skills:

• You can analyze financial information and provide input into business planning, expenditure management and financial decision-making processes.
• You can assist in the analysis of ministry and program proposals for accuracy and completeness and consolidate and report program financial performance data, identify variances and risks, and areas for further analysis.

Planning and organizational skills:

• You are able to manage multiple tasks, determine work priorities and ensure deadlines are met.

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have the ability to prepare reports, make presentations and provide explanations and advice.
• You can establish effective working relationships and participate on committees, project teams and working groups.

Computer skills:

• You are proficient using information and financial management programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, Internet and email).

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indigenous Self-Identification

Your interest in working for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is greatly appreciated. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

AMENDED - closing date has been extended to November 10, 2017.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Finance and Economics
Posted on:
Monday, October 2, 2017
  • N-ND-112438/17
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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 Friday, November 10, 2017 11:59 pm EST. 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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