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Parks Canada Agency

Finance & Administration Manager III



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Working in a mountain national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle.

Are you someone who enjoys living and working in spectacular wilderness locations? Have you ever thought of establishing a career in one of Canada’s most amazing and iconic places? Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas offer opportunities to work in inspiring locations and live the ultimate Canadian experience.

If so, you may be interested in a career as a Finance & Administration Manager with the Parks Canada Agency.

Job Description

Working within Government of Canada and Parks Canada Agency policies and directives you will provide strategic advice to your management colleagues and Parks Canada senior management. You will provide expert guidance on a large range of issues ranging from policy analysis, allocation and monitoring of a multimillion dollar annual and multi-year budgets, forecasting to financial variance analysis. You like financial reporting and using those reports to provide recommendations and make decisions. You are a go to person thriving on the opportunities to assist your management colleagues. Your experience will ensure your ability to lead a team of finance, contracting and procurement staff. You also appreciate the opportunities you will have to be part of decisions relating to visitor experience, resource conservation, asset and townsite management.

A Day in the Life of the Banff Field Unit Finance & Administration Manager…

You arrive for work in the community of Banff, AB located in a national park of stunning beauty and critical environmental importance. You are proud to contribute your financial expertise to an organization committed to protecting this small part of the planet, and to sharing it with the millions of visitors who come each year to experience the wonder of these internationally recognized places. You are a member of a passionate team dedicated to the vision that created the national parks system.

You will love this job if you like to make things happen. You love complicated challenges and solving problems. You are ready to embrace the transition to the government wide standardized financial management system. You are comfortable with dealing with several issues at the same time.

You will love this job if you personally connect with people. You are convinced that work can be fun and that no matter the setbacks, one must never lose one’s enthusiasm or sense of humour. You take advantage of the opportunities to connect with/learn from and contribute to the Parks Canada financial community and colleagues across the country.

You will love this job if you demonstrate integrity. You take ownership of anything you commit to, and follow it through to completion. Your conscientiousness, your integrity, and your commitment to doing things right create your reputation. When assigning new responsibilities, people look to you because they know it will get done.

You will love this job if you have excellent judgment. You know you are able to take calculated risks, to meet new challenges, to present sound advice, and to deliver. Others have confidence not only in your abilities, but in your judgment.

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Parks Canada Agency
Government/Public Administration
Catherine Bellerose
Human Resources Manager
Posting Date: 25-Aug-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $78,663 - $101,407/yr 1 ASAP
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