Financial Analyst Job at Government of Saskatchewan – in Saskatoon, SK
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-Rgna-Regina SK-Stoon-Saskatoon
Ministry: 016 Highways
Salary Range: $30.935-$38.764 Hourly
The Ministry of Highways is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual with superb interpersonal and team work skills for the role of the Financial Analyst, Program Planning and Analysis unit of the Project Support Office. This position may be located in either the Regina or Saskatoon office.
This exciting position will play an integral role in supporting the development of capital program, on-going forecasting and reporting, trend and risk analysis, preparation of various briefing notes and handling communication requests, and maintaining the project management plan development for all design and construction projects. The financial analyst helps support the center of the Program Planning and Analysis unit. This position will keep up to date the databases and information that the unit uses to manage their reporting and programming functions. The successful individual will be called upon to perform ad-hoc tasks or assigned duties by the manager, as applicable.
In this role you will:
Maintain and analyze the Ministry’s capital forecast database to provide current and accurate information on the status and costs of various Ministry programs and projects;
Conduct and maintain detailed analysis on program expenditures and accomplishments to report progress on performance measures, public performance plan and establish targets and key actions for future performance plans;
Manage and support the unit’s Project Costing system to provide current and accurate information on the status and costs of various department programs and projects. Develop standards, procedures and training for the Project Costing System;
Conduct analysis and maintain reporting on the Ministry’s Federal Funding program;
Update and maintain historical expenditures relating to departmental programs, initiatives and projects;
Develop and update briefing and communications materials related to Ministry capital programs in order to explain, update or address specific operational or budget issues; and
Maintain and assist with the creation of project management plans for approved design and construction projects.
Travel required one to two days a month.
Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be gained by a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Commerce/ Diploma in Accounting, combined with a strong computer background. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
Testing may be done to assess skills.
What we offer:
dynamic, challenging work environment for talented individuals;
a competitive salary;
comprehensive benefits package including pension;
vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave (maternity/paternity/adoption, family/personal leave, sick leave);
inclusive work environments; and
flexible work arrangements
Our core values include showing respect and integrity, serving citizens, excellence and innovation and acting as one team. We demonstrate these values in our daily behaviours.
We are committed to workplace diversity.
Hours of Work: T – SGEU Non-office 36 – one day off every two weeks
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Oct 29, 2021, 12:59:00 AM
About the Company
Company: Government of Saskatchewan –
Company Location: Saskatoon, SK