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Ministry of Finance
Taxation Policy Division
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment up to 9 months
Job Code:
3A005 - Communications03
$54,665.00 - $75,652.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Come bring your communication skills to this rewarding opportunity with the Ministry of Finance. You will have the chance to showcase your writing skills and be a part of a great team dedicated to the success of Ontario!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

- provide strategic communications expertise and advice to senior management on a variety of complex corporate, commodity and sales tax issues
- provide input into and coordinate taxation content for major government documents, including the Ontario Budget and Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review
- establish strong working relationships with internal/external clients
- prepare communications responses and other correspondence related to corporate and commodity taxation on behalf of the Minister and Deputy Minister within key deadlines
- respond to all Freedom of Information requests as well as tracking requests and ensuring timelines are met
- research material to aid in the preparation of tax policy briefing notes for senior management
- liaise with colleagues and stakeholders across government while building strong working relationships

How do I qualify?

Technical Expertise:

- you understand government mandate, legislative framework, policies/programs and business goals
- you are familiar with the Freedom of Information Act
- you have an understanding of Ontario's tax system

Communication and Computer Skills:

- you can present materials effectively to senior management and various stakeholders using your strong presentation and writing skills
- you are able to establish good working relationships with colleagues
- you demonstrate strong negotiation skills
- you can use a variety of computer applications to develop communications materials

Analytical and Research Skills:

- you are able to analyze information and solve issues in a timely and strategic manner
- you can conduct thorough research and assess information and identify key issues to be addressed when preparing materials

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 9 months, 95 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:
Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • T-FN-113027/17
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, November 20, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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