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Senior Budget/FMB Analyst
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
This position reports to the Manager, Operations and Maintenance Budget Development (Manager). The position requires a thorough knowledge of the government’s budget development process and financial management process and controls. Analysis and advice provided by the incumbent may directly impact the program and expenditure areas of the government. This is a key position directly involved in the preparation of the territory’s annual budget and supplementary documents and in helping to maintain the Department of Finance’s role in determining and projecting territorial expenditures. The position is responsible for ensuring that the data provided by departments for the TRPS report is inclusive of all positions that are classified as civil servants under Appendix A of the Public Service Act (PSA) and excluded from that classification under Appendix B of the PSA: reporting correct data is crucial in order for the GN to make policy decisions relating to Nunavut Inuit employment. As a required element for the implementation of Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement, this impacts all Government of Nunavut (GN) departments and territorial corporations except the Nunavut Development Corporation. The incumbent must work independently on a number of interrelated but separate projects simultaneously in order to ensure deadlines and goals of the department are met.
The Senior Budget FMB Analyst (Analyst) is a key member of the team that is responsible for the production of the GN annual budget documents: Main, Capital, and Supplementary Estimates (budget documents), and Three-Year Forecast (3YF). It is the sole position responsible for the consolidation of departmental Inuit Employment Reports (IEP) reports into the GN-wide IEP status report, Towards a Representative Public Service (TRPS), which gets published to the internet. The position provides independent and objective analysis and advice in the assessment of departmental requests to the Financial Management Board (FMB), financial management advice and support to GN departments and agencies, and monitors compliance with FMB direction and governing authorities (e.g., Financial Administration Act (FAA), Financial Administration Manual (FAM), GN approved policies/legislation).
Technical knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS) generally accepted accounting principles are required. As well as: Financial and program analysis and evaluation; Policy development and application; Strategic financial planning and budgeting; Advanced to expert level of familiarity with Microsoft Excel; and Knowledge of human resource management software. Familiar with software for: word processing, research, database, and electronic communications are also required.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a completion of an undergraduate degree in Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources or related field, along with three (3) years of central agency experience within government or broadly based progressive experience (e.g., financial management, planning, program design and/or evaluation) within governments or other related fields. Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies