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July 10, 2024 at 8:00 AM

Budget Analyst

Job Posting ID 24E-23 

North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living.  Servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, this progressive city of 51,553 residents is nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, and is conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers such as Toronto and Ottawa. 

Applications are invited for a Budget Analyst within the Financial Services Department. Under the direction of the Manager of Financial Services, the Budget Analyst plays a supporting role in: operating budget (and capital budgets when required) processing and projections; month-end and year-end responsibilities; multiple computerized recording and reporting system’s maintenance and integrations; cost/benefit and variance analysis; departmental support and training; costing adjustments and reallocations; HST validation and guidance; general ledger monitoring; reconciliations and associated accounting adjustments; and financial reporting to both internal and external sources. 

Qualifications:   

  • Three (3) year Post-Secondary Diploma in Accounting/Finance.
  • Four (4) years directly related experience in full-cycle accounting and budgeting. Experience in municipal government finances considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge, understanding and experience working with an integrated computerized accounting system including budgets, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, cash receipts, purchasing, project accounting, work orders, fleet management and financial reporting, general ledger reporting foundations, general ledger set-up, GL query and GL journal creation.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of accounting practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Customer-focused with exceptional communication skills required to assist departments with monitoring their operating activities and budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical and time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work under pressure to meet deadlines and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment, with multiple projects/tasks concurrently, with priorities often shifting.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented aptitude with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft 365 including advanced Excel applications (i.e. pivot tables, sumifs, vlookups, etc.) as well as 3rd party report writers.
  • Knowledge and experience with determining the proper HST treatment of municipal revenue and expense transactions to ensure transactions are properly recorded in accordance with applicable legislation.

Duration: Permanent Full-Time

Environment: Unionized 

Hours of Work:  8:30 A.M. To 4:30 P.M. - Monday to Friday (37.5 Hours per week) 

Rate of Pay:  $30.55 per hour, 37.5 hours/week

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including an Employee Assistance Program, Health and Dental Benefits, and Life, Long-Term Disability, and AD&D Insurance. The City of North Bay is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a resume and covering letter in one PDF document via email to:  staffing@northbay.ca.   Please identify the Posting ID:  24E-23. in the subject line. 

Consideration of applications will begin immediately, this job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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