Financial Analyst
2d ago

About Us A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for themselves and / or their families.

The Departments of Community and Social Services and Children?s Services work to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind.

You can be part of helping us make a difference!

The Department of Community and Social Services leads income, employment, disabilities and community-based supports, family violence prevention, and family & community support services.

The Department of Children?s Services leads child care & intervention, early childhood development, foster & kinship care, adoption, and improvements for children & youth.

To find out more about Community and Social Services visit :

To find out more about Children?s Services visit :

Role As a member of the Finance Team, the Financial Analyst provides various

services / assistance in many of these areas. The incumbent will carry out a range of financial tasks within assigned areas of responsibility including reviewing expenditures, preparing invoices, generating reports, gathering statistical information (i.

e. caseloads), preparing financial statement working papers, reconciling general ledger accounts, assisting in the preparation of monthly forecasts and the development and presentation of financial tools / training for the Region.

These duties will be delivered within prescribed financial legislations, regulations, policies and procedures and in a timely and professional manner.

In this role the incumbent will communicate and consult with other Finance Team members, non-financial (program) Region staff, and the financial staff of other Authorities and the Ministry?

s Corporate Division. Areas of responsibility will be assigned and monitored by the Finance Supervisor. The individual will support the efficient and effective operation of financial services including carrying out cover-off duties during absences.

The competencies required in this role are :

Systems Thinking : Understanding of the broader impacts and connections of our work.

Agility : Personal willingness to work in a team environment. Willing and able to adapt to change.

Creative Problem Solving : Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes.

Drive for Results : Achieving results that are aligned with the goals of the organization.

Developing Networks : Ability to proactively build networks and positive relationships

Developing Self and Others : A commitment to lifelong learning and the desire to invest in the development of the capacity of others.

Build Collaborative Environments : Personal willingness to lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes

Qualifications Two-year diploma in a related field plus 2 years related experience; or equivalent as described below.

Equivalency : Directly related education considered on the basis of 1 year of education for 1 year of experience.

Knowledge of the Financial Administration Act as well as other Government financial and accounting policies is an asset

Knowledge of Government information systems is an asset including but not limited to; CYIM, IMAGIS, CMAS, CSS,

Advanced computer skills including Word and Excel is required

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required

Knowledge of contract and budgeting concepts is required

Salary $2,086.07 - $2,711.74 bi-weekly

Notes -This is a temporary position for 12 months

  • Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening
  • This competition may be used to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies across the Government of Alberta
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