Summary of Duties
Reports to the Manager of Financial Planning & Policy. Develops and monitors Corporate Operating Budgets through active participation and technical coordination with Civic departments, Boards and Commissions, and Divisional Management. Maintains relevant and reliable Operating Budget information in the Corporate accounting and budgeting systems. Designs, develops, implements and maintains Operating Budget Systems, Tax Rate and long term forecasting models. Consolidates Corporate Operating Budgets. Supervises work of Budget Analyst and reviews/monitors work for accuracy and attainment of goals.
Provides assistance and liaises with City Departments on all technical matters related to the development and monitoring of the Operating Budget. Prepares periodic analyses, reports and schedules related to the Operating Budgets.
Consolidates all Operating Budgets. Designs, develops, implements and maintains Operating Budget Systems in order to facilitate timely preparation of the annual Operating Budget and long term forecasting models.
Monitors progress of compiling and presenting annual information documents (Operating and Capital Budget to Management Committee and political representatives). Provides technical coordination for the preparation, review, and approval of the Operating Budget. Assists in the preparation of all budget Transmittal documents, Overviews and Summary reports.
Liaises with Financial Services in the setting up of new programs, reserves, accounting processes and procedures that arise from budget development and monitoring of Civic Departments budgets.
Participates in planning for Department directives and long range systems development with respect to Operating Budget. When necessary, participates in other Departments meetings, attends and documents sub committees of Council and Council for financial implications.
Prepares and consolidates annual Operating Budget and periodic performance reports for submission to Divisional Management and Committees of Council and ensures approved budget adjustments are entered accurately in City Financial systems.
Advises Financial Business Administrator of any problems or potential problems with respect to over expenditure, revenue shortfalls, or any other matters pertaining to Operating Budgets. Provides recommendations, based on observation and experience, and liaises with Capital Budget Officer, Current Budget Officer and Treasury Management Officer, with respect to budget processes and reports.
Prepares year end financial reports associated with Operating Budget functions including liaison with Financial Services Section and Auditors regarding year end reporting requirements and preparation of reporting packages for year end.
Trains external personnel through orientation sessions and the preparation of written instructions and procedures related to Operating Budget production.
Supervises work of Budget Analyst and Budget Clerk positions including analyses, data input for budget changes, transfers into Corporate accounting system, accounts payable vouchers and other work produced by clerical staff, on matters related to the Operating Budget.
Provides back up support for Capital Budget officer, Current Budget Officer and Treasury Management Officer.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Completion of a degree and completion of all CPA PREP modules, OR equivalent, such as an honours degree in Accounting that incorporates all CPA PREP module requirements or equivalent.
Two to three years' related experience.
Specialized Training & Licenses
Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and various software.
Compensation and Other Information
$52,070 - $75,332 (Level 13)
Current hours of Work: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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.
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