Apply By: Monday, February 14, 2022 11:59 pm EST
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Business and Fiscal Planning Advisor

Ministry of Health
Corporate Services Division: Financial Management Branch
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
2 Temporary Assignments/contracts of various durations
Job Code:
5A001 - Finance05
$70,820.00 - $102,046.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you a financially-savvy and results-oriented individual who is looking to make a positive impact? If so, consider this exciting opportunity with the Ministry of Health's Financial Management Branch, where you will provide financial expertise and leadership to support clients in managing their financial resources effectively.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Your role will include:
• Assessing clients' business needs and providing expertise and advice on financial planning and management.
• Gathering, analyzing and monitoring trends and financial performance; and performing financial analysis.
• Identifying financial trends, risks and opportunities; and providing reports and recommendations.
• Developing and implementing operational frameworks, business processes and tools to support the ministry's fiscal cycle reporting.
• Assisting in the development and implementation of training programs, communication tools and materials.
• Leading and participating on cross-functional teams and projects.

How do I qualify?

Your financial and business planning expertise will include:

• Applied knowledge of modern controllership principles, business planning, performance measurement and financial management practices within a large organization.
• Proven skills in financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting.

Your accounting and healthcare knowledge will include:

• Applied knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and sound financial and auditing practices.
• Ability to gain working knowledge of the healthcare sector, including ministry/division programs, to provide financial analysis, information and advice in support of assigned program areas.

Your communication, consultation and relationship management skills will include:

• Ability to articulate and provide effective advice and consultation to management, clients and staff, while developing and maintaining productive working relationships.
• Verbal communication skills to provide clear, concise and accurate information.
• Writing skills to prepare and present complex financial analyses and reports.

Your research, analytical and problem-solving skills will include:

• Ability to conduct complex financial analyses and conduct research for best practices.
• Ability to identify, review and resolve contentious financial issues.
• Strategic thinking skills to respond effectively in developing solutions.

Your project leadership, coordination and organizational skills will include:

• Ability to provide leadership and mentoring to staff on projects.
• Time management skills with ability to prioritize and coordinate financial activities to meet timelines.

Your computer skills will include:

• Applied knowledge and skills in using spreadsheet and word-processing software to prepare reports, presentations and other materials.
• Proven skills with databases and financial systems for financial analysis and reporting.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism:  We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 5700 Yonge Street, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 15 months, 5700 Yonge Street, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Finance and Economics
Posted on:
Monday, January 31, 2022
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

    Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, February 14, 2022 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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