Summary of Duties
Reports to the Manager of Financial designate. Assists in process reviews and documentation for operational and legislative requirements, including system evaluation; develops financial systems and applications and provides training and on-going support of software systems; Monitors and implements financial systems controls; financial system updating, maintenance and development of report specifications and ad-hoc reports; Direct supervision of Finance staff.
Assists in business process reviews leading to recommendations for process change including new or improved business systems, liaising with Information Technology Services for implementation.
Assists with the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of Corporate Financial Systems including: development of complex business processes, implementation of automated solutions, monitoring effective use of the same.
On an ongoing basis, monitors and coordinates Financial System operation, maintenance, documentation and issue resolution including; ensuring system integrity; liaising with software supplier/consultants, Information Technology Services staff and departmental staff.
On an as needed basis, participates in software upgrades and modifications including testing, sign-off, training, documentation and security set-up as required to ensure satisfactory transition to the upgrade or new software. Maintains system integrity through the development and implementation of various control mechanisms, both automated and procedural, for any such changes.
Plans and conducts effective staff training programs including the preparation and maintenance of necessary learning materials.
Develops report specifications and/or develops ad hoc reports for Finance staff or as assigned.
Reviews and approves accounting transactions and data entry documents to ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting principles for municipalities and adherence to Corporate Administrative and Council policies.
Analyze integrity reports to identify out-of-balance condition, error conditions and make corrections to the accounting transactions and liaises with Information Technology Services staff as appropriate.
Performs research, evaluation, review and assessment of hardware and/or software products and recommends changes.
Direct supervision of Finance staff and on occasion direction of other departmental staff during business process reviews and enhancements and on a system project basis.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Three year Community College Computer Programmer Analyst Diploma.
Completion of one year of a Business Accounting Diploma.
Three to four years' related experience.
Specialized Training & Licenses
Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:
Demonstrated proficiency in project management, Microsoft Office and ERP Systems.
Valid Driver's License - Class G.
Compensation and Other Information
$55,175 - $80,171 (Level 14)
Current hours of Work: Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm
These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.
NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.
Our hiring process is in accordance with the Mandatory Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Administrative Policy
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