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Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet the essential and asset education and experience factors listed by answering the screening questions.
Candidates should write concrete examples demonstrating how they meet the experience and education required by including specific dates where they gained the experience.
Resumes will be used to validate the experience and education listed in the screening questions. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in the candidate being screened out.
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to fill similar vacancies at an equivalent level with Correctional Service Canada.
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
Experience in accounting operations such as auditing, accounts receivable or accounts payable.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Completion of at least one accounting course at the post-secondary level which is part of a diploma program.
Successful completion of two years of post-secondary program with specialization in accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics OR Government of Canada Financial Management Certificate.
Experience working for a Federal Government department (including students, temp help and casuals).
Experience working with Oracle or SAP.
Experience providing financial policy interpretation.
Experience providing advice to colleagues / clients (Client Service).
Experience working with Shared Travel Services / HRG.
Experience working in a revolving fund environment.
Experience in document management (life cycle, preservation (maintenance) and elimination of documents).
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
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Knowledge of Correctional Services Canada’s Mission.
Knowledge of financial methods, practices and principles.
Knowledge of legislation and policies related to financial management.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Ability to analyze, interpret and apply policies and / or guidelines and / or procedures.
Ability to establish priorities and work under pressure.
Effective interpersonal relationships
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups : Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Willingness and ability to work overtime according to operational requirements at a short notice.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.
We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.
Reference checks may be sought.
An interview may be administered.
A written test may be administered.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
You must indicate on your application if you require a technical aid for testing or an alternative method of assessment.