Senior Financial Advisor

Local Housing Corporation Newmarket Housing And Residential Services York Region

Senior Financial Advisor 25413

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Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Business Planning and Technology Branch
Status: Full-Time
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: November 17, 2020
Date Closing: November 30, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1


$54.07 to $58.78 per hour

This is a Replacement
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 – 1630

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Accounting is responsible for coordinating monthly financial accounting, budgets and business planning, performance measurement and internal controls including financial reporting, financial analysis and forecasting, performance management, program and project funding and preparation of the annual operating and capital budget; assisting in the preparation of the Business Plan, 20-year capital program, financial system design and maintenance; providing financial and analytical support to the Department; and providing guidance, training, mentoring, and coordinating, assigning, scheduling and checking the work of assigned staff, including Senior Financial Analysts, across the Department’s Branches.

Major Responsibilities

•Prepares monthly and year-end financial reports and reviews financial activity with staff on a monthly basis, including the timely analysis of budget to actual variances for both the operating and capital programs.
•Designs and maintains monthly financial reports utilizing the Region’s Financial Information System.
•Coordinates the development and maintenance of the performance indicators, measuring service efficiencies and effectiveness of both operating and capital programs.
•Collects and inputs monthly statistics into the Department’s Operational Statistic and Performance reports.
•Prepares and completes annual Key Performance Indicators, MPMP and MBNC statistics and analysis.
•Designs and maintains various financial database software applications and other Branch specific programs.
•Prepares, develops and assists in the coordination of the annual operating and capital budgets.
•Assists in the development and preparation of the annual Business Plans, operating budget/outlook and capital plans and budgets.
•Represents Branch and/or Department on task forces, committees and projects as assigned.
• Ensures that services provided meet Regional customer service standards.
•Provides guidance, training, mentoring and coordinates, assigns, schedules and checks the work of assigned staff, including Senior Financial Analysts, across the Department’s Branches.
•Provides input on performance reviews for staff and provides feedback to the Manager.
•Performs other duties as assigned to meet Branch and Department objectives


•Successful completion of a University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Completion of a professional accounting designation program (CPA) and registration as a certified professional accountant with the appropriate Ontario Association.
•Minimum five (5) years’ experience, including three years at a senior level, in a large multi-divisional organization with specialized experience in financial planning, reporting, analysis and forecasting as well as exposure to project management.
•Experience in the analysis, design and implementation of computer applications particularly financial system modules, such as PeopleSoft and various database systems.

How to Apply

Please apply online by November 30, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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