Financial Analyst, Business Partner Support-Capital (9293)
Job Type
Full Time
April 12, 2024 1:16PM
Toronto, Ontario
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America's third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC's vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC's recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing "a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service and courtesy."


About the job


Requisition ID: 9293

Number of Vacancies: 3

Department: Finance (20000042) - Business Partner Support - FP&A Capital (30000583)

Salary Information: $88,306,40 - $110,401.20

Pay Scale Group: 9SA

Employment Type: Regular

Weekly Hours: 35, Off Days: Saturday & Sunday Shift: Day

Posted On: April 12, 2024

Last Day to Apply: April 28, 2024

Reports to: Various-Manager, Business Partner Support

Career opporunity

TTC is transforming its Finance function from a traditional controllership role to one in which Finance is a strategic business partner that provides value added, best and leading financial planning, management and reporting services across the organization.

Come join the Finance team at this exciting time- we have 3 Financial Analyst opportunities available and depending on your experience, you would be supporting one of the following clients:

  • Strategy & Customer Experience / Corporate
  • Engineering, Construction & Expansion
  • Vehicles & Innovation Sustainability

What You Will Do

This position provides expertise, consultative advice, direction and guidance in financial planning and management support to an assigned Business Partner(s) and supporting the Business Partner’s senior management with translating their business strategies into accompanying multi-year business & financial plans, performance measures and targets.

You will be assessing, analyzing and interpreting large quantities of data and information to support decision-making, budgeting, scenario modelling, accurate reporting, financial controls and corporate policies. In addition you will be working with the Business Partner to ensure appropriate understanding of and providing advice on the proper application and compliance with corporate financial planning & budgeting policies, practices, controls and deadlines.

The position also requires you to develop the Business Partner’s annual Operating Budget or 10-Year Capital Budget & Plan, calendarization of forecasted expenditures, monthly expenditure reporting and forecasting and determine and incorporate Operating Budget impacts from Capital project in all budgets and forecasts.

You will be conducting research and financial analysis; supporting financial analysis for business cases; and creating findings reports and presentations as needed. In addition, your responsibilities will include preparing financial reporting in accordance with corporate formats and deadlines for the Business Partner’s senior management and Finance, and identifying risks and opportunities for management of their Operating or Capital budgets. You will be monitoring in-year expenditures, evaluating variances compared to approved budgets, forecasts and performance measures, analyzing root causes and recommending mitigating strategies to departmental management in a timely manner

As the Financial Analyst you will be developing financial summaries for TTC Board Reports, and reviewing with Finance and Business Partner’s senior management, and obtaining all necessary approvals.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in the TTC Customer Service Ambassador Program.

What Qualifications Do You Bring?

  • Post-secondary degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related discipline, or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent
  • Sound experience in the preparation of financial plans, budgetary reporting and financial analysis for a managerial audience
  • Sound knowledge of and working experience with cost control principles, methods, practices, performance measures, and financial research methods and techniques
  • Sound experience in the reviewing and financial administration of contractual agreements, and supporting oversight of the performance of contractual agreements
  • A recognized accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA), Chartered Accountants (CA), Certified General Accountants (CGA), or Certified Management Accountants (CMA)), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), project cost management designation, or equivalent designation is an asset
  • Strong strategic, lateral thinking, planning, analytical, and problem solving skills with the capacity to effectively plan, develop, implement and evaluate complex administrative and operating systems
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, including writing reports and delivering presentations with complex technical information to senior leadership teams
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, demands and corporate deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Sound knowledge in MS Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel (including Macros, Pivot Tables, Lookup Functions and Data Analysis Functions) and other computerized applications related to financial planning, budgeting, accounting, costing and cost control
  • Demonstrated work experience with SAP is an asset
  • Knowledge of and experience with Public Sector Accounting Standards is an asset
  • Promoting a respectful work and service environment that supports diversity, inclusion, and is free from harassment and discrimination. Providing leadership in the development and implementation of inclusive and accessible policies, programs and/or services for employees and customers in accordance with TTC’s commitments and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and Related Orders, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and TTC’s policies
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

What Skills Do You Bring?

Use office technology, software and applications

Apply analytical skills

Communicate in a variety of mediums

Demonstrate knowledge of the industry and / or sector

Develop/document policies and procedures

Provide specialized consultation

Understand and apply administrative policies, processes, and procedures

What we Offer?

  • Commitment to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that promotes a sense of belonging and represents and reflects the needs of the communities we serve.
  • A flexible, hybrid work approach that allows colleagues to find balance between their professional and personal lives and making the most of the benefits of working remotely and purpose-driven in-person collaboration opportunities.
  • One of the great benefits of being a full-time TTC employee is becoming a member of TTC defined pension plan.
  • A comprehensive package that covers health, dental, vision and more.
  • Support for professional development opportunities for all colleagues through a broad range of learning programs that include in-person and online training, leadership development, and support for colleagues’ well-being.

Commitment to EDI

The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces. The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization. The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women and people from the LGBTQIA+ community. The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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