The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our websiteor watch the Faces of Peelvideo to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.Senior Finance AnalystContract Duration: Approximately fourteen (14) months Finance – Business and Financial PlanningThis position reportsto the Supervisor, Finance Support Unit.Responsibilities:Performs budgeting, forecasting and reporting for Transportation and TransHelp DivisionsIdentifies business trends and drivers and maintains/develops financial modelsDevelops and maintains cooperative, collaborative and strategic relationships with the divisions managers and directorsEngages business partners and establishes open dialogue on the financial related matters with regards to business sustainability, terms of council priorities and program financial outlookProvides financial advice and influence in program’s annual budget development, financial/management reporting and complex business issuesCreates meaningful reports/presentations that concisely identify root causes and clearly tell the storyReviews council reports/business cases, conducts cost-benefit analysis and provides business partners with sound financial recommendationsAssesses financial processes to determine the efficiency of the current practices and appropriateness of financial controlsProvides advice and interpretation of financial policies, by-laws, procedures and legislationsProvides coaching and review of the Financial Analyst’s work related to accounting activities (accruals, account reconciliations, journal entries etc.), management reporting, financial procedures and documentationQualifications:Accounting designations (CPA/CA/CGA/CMA) with a minimum of 5 years of progressive financial experience. MBA considered an asset.Sound business acumen and critical mindsetStrong computer skills (specifically MS Office and PeopleSoft Financials)Excellentrelationship building skillsin order to develop and sustain client partnershipsAttention to detail, ability to work independently and as a team memberExcellent verbal and written communication skills, planning and organizational skills as well as ability to prioritizeKnowledge of applicable legislation, regulations and standards.Experience and knowledgeof municipal issues, services and processes would beconsidered an assetLocation:10 Peel Centre Drive, BramptonHours of work:35 hours/week – Monday through FridayIf you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly onlineAt the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.