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Senior Financial Consultant

Ministry of Health
Physician and Provider Services Division / Provider Negotiations Management Branch
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary Assignment/contract up to 18 months with possible extension
Job Code:
6A001 - Finance06
$76,382.00 - $112,555.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Open Targeted
Job ID:
Are you a financial professional with accounting and financial planning and management experience? Are you someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment? Consider this exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level and join our team!

About Us

The Physician and Provider Services Division (PPSD) is accountable for policy development, negotiations, and mediation or arbitration where applicable and the implementation of agreements between government and certain health care provider associations. The division recently modernized its organizational structure to better align with their business objectives and is looking for new staff who are ready to learn and are passionate about contributing to the lives of Ontarians through the work we do.

The Provider Negotiations Management Branch is a new branch, created to lead the negotiations process for the ministry with health care providers including the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), the Association of Ontario Midwives, the Ontario Association of Optometrists, and the Ontario Dental Association.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service?

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
• Competitive compensation and benefits
• Flexible work arrangements
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• On-the-job training to support your success in the role

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 "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide leadership and financial expertise in the development and implementation of financial tools, processes, controls and services in the effective management of financial resources, for assigned program(s).
• provide financial analysis and advice on a range of financial reporting, consolidation and controllership issues to support strategic fiscal management, decision making and provide advice and recommendations to senior management on financial negotiation strategies for health service providers.
• develop investment expenditure forecasts/recommendations in support of negotiations and contribute to the development of programs, policies and guidelines.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

You have knowledge of/the ability to gain knowledge of:

• government and ministry directions, related legislation, policies, accounting, auditing, financial planning and management principles, practices and standards.
• ministry and division financial and data management systems, ministry funding policy, formula and accountability mechanisms, accounting and financial principles, concepts and best practices in the areas of financial planning and management.
• health institutions/facilities financial administration policy and procedures.
• ministry programs and initiatives and government and ministry financial, budget and business/financial planning policies, processes, requirements, and decision-making processes.

Leadership and Project Management Skills:

• You have effective project management skills to lead teams, coordinate data collection, analyze information and develop funding recommendations and meet tight deadlines.
• You have strong leadership and coordination skills to lead and coordinate cross functional teams, provide financial guidance/direction, conduct and facilitate meetings and prepare recommendations and options.

Research, Analytical and Problem Solving Skills:

• You have demonstrated experience conducting research, evaluation, and analysis to enhance overall financial accountability and accurate financial planning and management reporting.
• You can analyze, interpret, and assess financial information requests and provide recommendations to management.
• You can evaluate trends, standards and policies using different sources of information to identify future impact to the ministry, develop financial options and make recommendations.

Interpersonal Skills:

• You have effective oral and written communication skills to consult with senior management and stakeholders on project and financial issues/processes and prepare various documents and reports.
• You have strong presentation and persuasion skills to provide specialized advice and briefings to senior management on financial issues and convince senior management on the most favorable option.

Computer Skills:

• You have demonstrated experience with computer operations; specifically with spreadsheet, database, financial analysis and presentation applications to maintain and analyze information and produce various reports and presentations.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 438 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Finance and Economics
Posted on:
Monday, September 18, 2023
  • 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.
  • E-HL-203135/23
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 Tuesday, October 3, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. 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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Toutes les offres d'emploi externes de la fonction publique de l'Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d'emploi. Pour tous les postes, l'évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l'Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.

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