Career Level Executive
Experience 5-10 years
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
Corporate Services Division / Finance and Administration Branch
Position Term: Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range: $90,169 – $112,708 per annum
Location: Toronto, ON
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is a regulatory agency that reports to the Ministry of the Attorney General. The AGCO is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming, horse racing and private cannabis retail sectors in Ontario, in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest.
Are you an analytical thinker who can navigate complex situations, and drive process improvement and has a passion for financial analysis and reporting? Do you enjoy collaborating and working with others in a dynamic, team-oriented environment? If this sounds like you, the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) would like to hear from you.
The AGCO has an exciting opportunity within the Corporate Services Division for a Senior Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst will provide accurate and timely financial analysis and advice related to financial and business planning, forecasting, reporting and controllership.
In this role, the successful candidate will:
- Prepare analysis, commentary and other materials to support the development of submissions such as Printed Estimates, Quarterly Reports and Treasury Board/Management Board of Cabinet submissions.
- Analyze financial reports and data for operational planning, the budget/estimates process, and ongoing monitoring of budget and expenditures to identify discrepancies or concerns.
- Prepare financial reports and schedules for audits.
- Provide advice and interpretation of the financial aspects of related legislation, directives, policies and procedures.
- Provide project leadership in support of managing the operational and financial matters related to the AGCO’s regulatory mandate.
- Perform a variety of in-depth financial analyses to facilitate informed decision-making.
The ideal candidate will have:
- CPA accounting designation and 5+ years of relevant experience.
- Expert-level knowledge of financial planning, forecasting, monitoring of actual figures, and reporting.
- Ability to prioritize a variety of competing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
- Analytical skills to compile and analyze data from a variety of sources and prepare reports/summaries.
- Knowledge of recognized research, statistical and analytical tools and methods, with the ability to formulate accurate conclusions and recommendations.
- Experience utilizing the MS Office Suite of programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) at the Advanced Level.
- Experience with computerized financial information systems (e.g. Oracle Financials).
- Strong oral and written communication skills to advise, prepare and provide presentations, instructions, options and reports, and liaise with various corporate support groups as well as present to Senior Management.
- Excellent project management skills to lead and coordinate business planning submissions that cross program areas, develop project plans and critical paths as well as schedule activities, and provide technical support and expertise.
- Interpersonal/influencing skills: consultation skills to negotiate approvals with the external parties; and convincing skills to advise management and staff regarding program reductions, obtain agreement concerning business planning issues, and advocate for additional funding or continuation of programs.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.
To apply to this vacancy, please submit your application online at our Careers Webpage, located at www.agco.ca/careers, by Thursday, August 5, 2021.
The AGCO is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer.
The AGCO has the responsibility to lead by example in advancing racial equity and to build a diverse, inclusive, accessible and respectful workplace where every employee has a voice and the opportunity to fully contribute. To this effect, you are encouraged to reflect upon the diversity you would bring to the role within your application including, but not limited to, individuals identifying with one or more of the under-represented groups identified within Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
Disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process is available upon request.