If you’ve always wanted to work for the government and you have a background in finance, accounting, business administration, commerce or economics, you may be interested in some of these new job opportunities.
The finance arm of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) recruits for senior financial analyst positions in several provinces and pays anywhere from $72,074 to $97,774 per year.
The application deadline is November 28, so you’ll want to act quickly.
👋 Financial Professional!
Apply before November 28 for a chance to qualify: pic.twitter.com/i573VOJcxp
– GC Jobs (@jobs_gc) November 23, 2022
To apply, you need a degree from an accredited post-secondary institution with a specialization in accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics, as well as experience related to positions in a financial management group.
If you have no experience, you need a professional certification.
Recognized professional accounting designations include Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified General Accountant (CGA).
You need significant experience (at least two years) in one or more of the following financial areas:
• accounting operations (eg processing of accounts payable or receivable, bookkeeping, reconciliation, auditing of accounts and data verification);
• Corporate accounting (eg preparation of monthly or annual financial statements or external financial reports);
• Financial planning and analysis, forecasting and variance analysis;
• financial management advisory services (such as providing financial information or recommendations to improve financial position, taking corrective action in case of discrepancies);
• internal or external audits, verifications or reviews of financial statements, transactions or business processes;
• Financial systems (eg implementation, testing, maintenance, user support, training, development of user manuals);
• cost estimate or cost determination;
• transaction-based asset planning and management (eg monthly asset maintenance, analysis of asset accumulation profiles); or
• Financial policy (eg developing or implementing and interpreting laws and regulations).
You should also have experience providing advice and guidance or recommendations to various stakeholders (such as clients, partners or colleagues) on financial issues.
Why work for PSPC?
On their website, PSPC also lists the top 10 reasons why you should want to work for them. The perks and benefits sound great, and you might even make some useful connections.
Jobs in PSPC offer a good salary, in addition to courses, mentorship, coaching and on-the-job training. With a wide range of fringe benefits, employees get a great opportunity to grow in the organization; dental, health and life insurance; And a top pension scheme.
You’ll get more than three weeks of paid vacation and potentially a good work-life balance thanks to PSPC’s flexible hours and work arrangements. It also has inclusive hiring practices and people from marginalized communities are always encouraged to apply.
Plus, you get the chance to work for the government, which also gives you quite a bit of bragging rights!
Positions are currently available in Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Gatineau. Apply before November 28, or forward to someone you know who may be eligible.
View the PSPC vacancy here for more information.