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City of Edmonton

General Supervisor, Business Strategy and Financial Management



Job Description

Edmonton Transit Service (ETS), Business Integration is looking for a dynamic individual who works best in a fast paced, highly integrated and collaborative environment. Business Integration is a central service unit for Edmonton Transit Service, providing service and support in areas such as strategic planning, budget and financials, performance measures, continuous improvement, customer feedback, fare policy and programs, and fare product distribution.

Working in an integrated business model, the General Supervisor is accountable for leadership and oversight of services and support to Edmonton Transit Service in the areas of strategic planning, budgeting, analytics, and process improvements.

The General Supervisor will:

  • Build a culture of governance and responsible financial stewardship for the Branch
  • Lead a team of senior specialists and analysts in the provision of business planning, reporting, marketing and financial management
  • Lead Branch and Section business planning processes to ensure common outcomes and alignment with Department and City 
  • Support Council and Committees through a robust reporting system
  • Support decision making with research, interpretation, development and communication of meaningful business data and reporting
  • Oversee the capital and operating budgets for the Branch
  • Oversee all financial processes and reporting for the Branch
  • Develop and implement systems and processes to support contract management and the development and maintenance of policies
  • Monitor and manage risk to the Branch, the Department and to the City 
  • Build strong relationships across the Branch, Department and other areas of the City to create alignment, support an integrated business model


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Commerce, Public Administration or a related discipline

  • Post-graduate education or coursework in strategic planning, financial management, public administration, project management, continuous improvement, performance measures and analytics, change management, or other leadership training would be an asset  

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in a leadership role within a large, complex organization

  • Proven track record of strong fiscal management, business planning and continuous improvement

  • Experience managing multidisciplinary teams accountable for large, politically sensitive and complex projects and processes

  • Critical thinking skills and an ability to challenge existing processes

  • Ability to analyze complex technical information and make timely decisions

  • Proven program/business planning and organizational skills

  • Strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills with experience in solving complex and sensitive issues

  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to interact well with a diverse group of executives, colleagues, staff and citizens

  • Strong written communication and presentation skills, including report writing

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong relationships and work in a collaborative, integrated manner

  • Human Resources including recruitment, coaching, performance development and management, and conflict resolution

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary: $110,091 - $137,618 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: JM/MZ

Contact Information

City of Edmonton
Government/Public Administration
Posting Date: 16-May-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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