What can I expect to do in this role?
The Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming and horse racing sectors and cannabis retail in Ontario in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest. We have an exciting opportunity within our Financial Operations team for a Junior Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Manager, Financial Operations the Junior Financial Analyst will be responsible to support the AGCO's expenditure and revenue management programs responsible for recording of transactions, reporting, analysis, issues identification and resolution.
Responsibilities in the role include:
- Ensuring that general expenses and revenue are recorded accurately – in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Public Sector Accounting Standards and with the applicable policies and procedures to enable reporting activities for scheduled and ad hoc reporting.
- Preparing schedules and reports related to expenses and revenue for the annual budgeting processes, forecasts and Public Accounts.
- Performing assigned month end, quarter end and year end activities are in an accurate and timely manner.
- Leading the payment and review of all AGCO expenditure items ensuring appropriate delegations of authority.
- Ensuring submissions of expenses and revenue for processing are carried through in the prescribed manner.
- Preparing reports, forecasts and budgets related to expenses and revenue to support management decision making and issues management.
- Coordinating the Corporate Purchasing Card and Travel Card programs.
- Providing access to systems (e.g. AGCO Delegation of Authority; iExpenses) and maintaining an accurate user database.
- Leading records storage, retrieval and disposal processes.
- Providing general guidance and training to staff within the team.
How do I qualify?
The ideal candidate will have:
- A post-secondary diploma or certificate in accounting and/or minimum of 3 years of demonstrated accounting expertise in expense and revenue management and reporting in the public sector.
- Strong understanding of the Public Sector Accounting Standards and ability to apply them to the expense and revenue management recording and reporting.
- Experience using financial software (e.g. Oracle Financials - Integrated Financial Information System (IFIS)).
- Experience utilizing MS Office Suite of programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) at the Advanced Level
- Good understanding of the relationship databases.
- Ability to interpret and apply the Ontario Public Service policies, procedures, directives and guidelines (e.g., General Expenses, Travel, Meal and Hospitality Expenses, Revenue Management, Public Sector Expenses Review Act).
- Ability to prioritize a variety of competing tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Strong public speaking, communication, and presentation skills.
- Ability to analyze and prepare reports to support decision-making.
- Strong ability to convey complex technical issues to promote understanding to the individuals inside and outside of AGCO regardless of their technical expertise in the areas of accounting, finance and/or financial administration.
1 Permanent, 90 Sheppard Ave E, North York, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
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Friday, February 21, 2020
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