Internal/External Job Posting
Location: Ottawa preferred, other locations in Ontario possible
Permanent/Full Time Position
Closes: February 12, 2021
Starting salary: $68,290-$78,550 per year based on past experience

The Role:

The Manager of Analytics – Finance, oversees and supports the day-to-day activities of the Finance Analytics Function employees, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Accounts Receivable Officer
  • Analyst
  • Intern

The Manager of Analytics – Finance provides Finance support to the managers of funded projects which includes review of funding proposals, budgeting, setup, tracking, reporting and analysis.

The Manager of Analytics – Finance also conducts Secretariat-wide analysis in support of allocations and leadership decisions and ensures that the work activities, key deliverables and special projects of the Branch are delivered on a timely basis and to the highest possible professional standards.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to other Branches on funding proposals, budgets and best practices (25%)
  • Advises on complex analytical projects (15%)
  • Ensures new processes and technology are implemented / leveraged to support effective Branch operations (25%)
  • Oversees accounts receivable activities (15%)
  • Reviews funder balances and reconciliations (10%)
  • Prepares monthly program financial reports (5%)
  • Support the year end external audit by coordinating the preparation of working papers and provision of materials to external auditors (5%)

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate services provided by employees as part of the services provided to senior management, budget holders, and funders
  • Develop work plans, key deliverables, timelines, quality measures, and action plans with clearly identified priorities
  • Provide expertise in response to complex analysis, system or funder needs
  • Manage the employment lifecycle for direct reports, including recruitment, coaching for performance, and other people issues
  • Direct the development and implementation of accounting and reporting systems related to the analysis function
  • Support the budget process for funded projects
  • Manage and mitigate risk with respect to program budgets
  • Research and prepare detailed and accurate reports, briefing notes and presentations
  • Attend meetings with senior management, funders, elected officials and government and present where required
  • Develop communication tools to enhance understanding of issues
  • Promote, track, and measure compliance with program funding requirements by creating and implementing appropriate data collection, reporting, and/or recordkeeping processes
  • Assist with development, implementation and growth of new programs as needed
  • Collaborate with direct reports to identify ways to improve Branch effectiveness and implement viable ideas
  • Deal with complex, confidential, and sensitive issues in a timely manner, with tact, discretion, maturity and judgement
  • Resolve complex conflicts that arise among direct reports and/or other employees
  • Other reasonable duties as may be assigned

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in an analytics role, or similar/comparable role, managing complex project-based accounting and reporting
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of supporting accounting systems (internal controls)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in supporting government funded programs from a budgeting and reporting perspective
  • High degree of problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Exceptional project coordination, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain financial records, manage project budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to balance completion of own work with that of the team
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate a team to accomplish objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to solve conflicts and to manage challenging situations
  • Demonstrated ability in program support
  • A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in accounting systems
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly acquire and expand knowledge and to be flexible in a demanding and dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of self awareness
  • Strong communication skills in English, spoken and written

Who we are:

In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose.

Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario has built a province-wide governance structure which includes: an objectively verifiable, centralized registry of over 20,000 Métis citizens; approximately 31 Chartered Community Councils across the province which represent Métis citizens at the local level; a provincial governing body that is elected by ballot box every four years; an Annual General Assembly where regional and provincial Métis leaders are required to report back to Métis citizens yearly between elections; a charitable foundation which promotes and support Métis culture and heritage (Métis Nation of Ontario Cultural Commission); and an economic development arm (Métis Voyageur Development Fund).

In addition, the Métis Nation of Ontario has built an accountable, results-based provincial delivery structure to meet the socio-economic needs of its citizens and communities. Currently, the MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ service delivery access points across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 300 personnel across the province.

What we offer:

As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary, comprehensive employer-paid health benefits, a pension plan, 15 days’ vacation to start, annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January, 15 paid public and employer holidays, early closures on long weekends, and 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave).

The Métis Nation of Ontario is a diverse and inclusive employer, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please email if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please email if you are having issues with your application with your resume and cover letter or have any questions about the role.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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