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City Of Barrie

Budget Analyst


City HallE-17-32-1535032

Company Information

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us.

Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life.

Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.

Job Description

The Opportunity

The Finance Department provides financial leadership, advice and support to the Corporation and assists with the delivery of Council’s Strategic plan through its four essential services: accounting services, corporate finance, procurement and revenue management. The department's main deliverables include the audited financial statements, coordinating the annual business plan and budget, treasury and debt management, procurement administration and support, property tax revenue management, and water and wastewater revenue management.

Under the general guidance and direction of the Supervisor of Budget, the Budget Analyst position assists with the management, preparation and presentation of the City's annual operating budget, forecasts and ten-year capital budget.  This position monitors and provides historical and predictive analysis and advice to senior Finance staff and City department managers concerning budget variances and other financial matters.  The Budget Analyst is a member of collaborative team that monitors, develops, and supports the City’s overall financial policies and objectives.

Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job

Corporate Culture

  • Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community

Education (degree/diploma/certifications)

  • Four (4) year University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or a related discipline

  • Advanced standing in the completion of a professional accounting designation (CPA - CMA, CPA - CGA, CPA – CA).


  • Four (4) years of experience in accounting and financial analysis in a municipal environment.

  • Demonstrated experience designing and using Key Performance Indicators in a public sector environment.

  • Demonstrated experience in a computerized financial environment.


  • Working knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Board Standards and Principles.

  • Working knowledge of the Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP).

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and courteously with all levels of staff and contacts in a political and community/client service environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present information to a wide range of internal and external contacts using the appropriate medium.

  • Advanced interpersonal, organizational, analytical, planning, and project management skills.

  • Intermediate computer literacy utilizing of Microsoft Office suite, and advanced computer literacy of Microsoft Excel specifically.

  • Availability to attend weekend/evening meetings and/or to work outside of designated normal hours per week.

Other Important Information

Location: City Hall, 70 Collier Street, in Barrie


Hours: The normal hours of work are 35 hours per week.


Wage: This is a Level 12 position on the Non-Union Pay Scale with a 2017 pay range of $75,288.01 to $96,108.30 per year ($41.37 to $52.81 per hour).


Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, OMERS pension plan, discounted rate for City Fitness Memberships and much more.





Contact Information

City Of Barrie
Posting Date: 06-Sep-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $75,288 - $96,108/yr 1Member20-Sep-2017
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