Financial Analyst

Civil Service Commission - Human Resource Operations

Posted Mar 14, 2019 at 05:00 pm Closes Mar 28, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg, MB
Job Category:
Job Type:
Term Position
How To Apply:
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Financial Analyst

FI3 Financial Officer 3



Department of Families

General Child and Family Services Authority

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 34897

Salary(s):   FI3 $59,179.00 - $71,038.00 per year

Closing Date:   March 25, 2019

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 6 months.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

The General Child and Family Services Authority (GA) is one of four child welfare authorities delegated under the Child and Family Services Authorities Act as a not-for-profit without share capital to be responsible to mandate, fund and oversee the services provided by its child and family services (CFS) agencies throughout the province of Manitoba.  The GA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Families.  Within the GA, these services are provided by three private not-for-profit agencies and by the Department of Families through a number of regional offices across the province.  This a complex structure which complicates financial planning and expenditure control.  It is within the context that the Analyst provides financial support to management officials of agencies that are funded by the Authority.  The scope of the position includes providing province-wide advise, consultation and recommendations as well as training and mentoring on issues related to finance and child maintenance guidelines to both GA senior regional directors as well as private agency executive directors, service managers, supervisory and field staff. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including vulnerable sector search, Child Abuse Registery, Adult Abuse Registry and Prior Contact Check


  • Working towards a professional accounting designation program (CA, CMA, CGA preferred) or an equivalent combination of related education and financial management/accounting experience may be considered
  • Extensive experience in financial management, budgets, cash flow, variance reporting and financial control
  • Experience researching and compliling information for management review
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage conflict and build and maintain strong partnerships with various stakeholders using tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and exercise initiative in a complex work environment with competing demands
  • Experience maintaining and using a financial accounting program, including setting up and maintainng a chart of accounts, general ledger and subsidiary ledgers, including accounts payable and receivable
  • Excellent written communication skills to write clear and concise documents
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Experience using  working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) particularly with spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision


  • Experience with SAP Financial (FI Module -  Financial Accounting:  CO Module - Controlling) 


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Financial Analyst is accountable for providing a full range of financial planning, management and comptrollership services for funded child and family services agencies.The Financial Analyst will be responsible for financial support to the Authority including preliminary budget preparation, quarterly and yearly financial reporting, cash management, and audit preparation and will work collaboratively with staff in the development, enhancement and implementation of sound financial accounting practices, financial systems and monitoring policies, to ensure accountability and appropriate use of funds. Position Duties is available for review upon request.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 34897
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601


Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

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