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City of St. Albert

Senior Business Analyst

Canada-Alberta-St. Albert


Company Information

The City of St. Albert, home to more than 64,000 residents, is a beautiful community adjacent to northwest Edmonton. Known as the Botanical Arts City, St. Albert is a community renowned for its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. In recent years, St. Albert has ranked at the top of a number of national surveys recognizing us as a great place to raise a family, with an excellent quality of life and a strong sense of community. Our employees are passionate about delivering high-quality programs and services to our residents and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

Job Description

The City of St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Financial Services department. In this role, you will ensure the provision of sound strategic economic and financial analysis through the modeling and simulation of municipal and utility operations.  The Senior Business Analyst develops, enhances and maintains revenue and expense applications, models, templates, tools, databases and related business processes used to forecast capital and operating requirements.

The Senior Business Analyst reports directly to the Director of Financial Services, and is responsible for the development, delivery, and continual enhancement of many of the branch’s information management tools. This position is accountable for developing, monitoring, and maintaining policies, processes, and guidelines associated with the department’s information management tools. This can also include working with a Business Analyst in the development of comprehensive forecasting and modeling frameworks.

In addition to developing and enhancing the Department’s information management tools, the Senior Business Analyst will provide leadership and direction in the economic analysis of policies and programs, through ad hoc analysis and assessment of the economic costs and impacts of City activities. The Senior Business Analyst designs, plans and supervises economic research, operational analysis and information management conducted within the departments to achieve these goals.


An undergraduate degree or diploma in economics, business, accounting, or science related field.

Postgraduate degree in related discipline (M.Sc. Economics or MBA) or a professional accounting or finance designation (CPA, CFA) is an asset.

A minimum of 10 years of related work experience.

Significant experience in economic and operational modeling, simulation and analysis.

Experience in the review and interpretation of financial statements that have a high degree of complexity.

A solid understanding of municipal or business operations with large information systems.

Must possess very strong computer skills including expert knowledge of Excel, Access and other software Visual Basic programming (VBA).


We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks).


$83,041 - $101,033 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive flexible benefit package including a defined benefit pension plan.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website www.stalbert.ca/employment.


May 19, 2017

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Contact Information

City of St. Albert
Government/Public Administration
Posting Date: 08-May-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $83,041 - $101,033/yr 1 ASAP
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