Manager, Financial Analysis & Support

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: September 22, 2023

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Profession: Finance, Accounting & Purchasing 

Experience Level(s): Mid-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Job ID: 1726 

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow and take on new financial adventures? The City of Regina has an opportunity in the Financial Analysis & Support Branch for a visionary individual who is an effective, experienced leader who can support and lead the branch in operational planning, stakeholder relationship management, financial management and people leadership. Our department is evolving, and you will be an influential leader who will collaboratively build foundational aspects within the team and drive departmental initiatives forward to support internal and external stakeholders.


Reporting to the Director of Financial Services, the Manager, Financial Analysis & Support, provides strategic financial advice and expertise to senior management on various policy development issues; provide financial and accounting advice and expertise to all business areas; develop and manage consistent financial management reporting, including variance and capital carry-forward processes, lead, direct, design and provide expertise on risk management issues. We've embarked on some exciting initiatives focusing on sustainability, equity, diversity and inclusion, and reconciliation that you will have the opportunity to influence and assist in leading change. 


The City of Regina owes its strength and vibrancy to the ancestors of this land and the diverse Indigenous Peoples whose ancestors’ footsteps have marked this territory, as well as settlers from around the world who continue to be welcomed here and call Regina home.


How You’ll Spend Your Time


This position oversees corporate financials and service delivery support provided by a team of Financial Business Partners who work collaboratively with operational areas to dive into financial analysis and be part of business solutions. You will lead and mentor a diverse team with multiple, competing priorities in a supportive and inclusive environment.


  • Provide leadership, direction and effective management of the Financial Analysis & Support team and cross-functional working groups.
  • Develop and implement organizational financial management policies and processes to drive improvements and efficiencies.
  • Contribute to the development of the Departmental long-term planning and broader annual plans.
  • Set branch level objectives, service levels and performance targets.
  • Work collaboratively with all business areas in developing financial management reporting to senior management.
  • Day to day oversight and guidance of supervisory staff


Additionally, as a member of the Department’s management team, there will be opportunities to contribute to the City by leading and participating in Department or City-wide projects and special initiatives such as those focused on Indigenous partnerships and sustainability procurement policies.


Knowledge & Experience


We are seeking a results-oriented individual who is easily adaptable to change to contribute to the success of the Financial Services management team through collaborative and integrative solutions in a fast paced and evolving environment. Our candidate of choice will possess proven leadership abilities combined with a sound knowledge and extensive experience with program/service delivery models, policy development, performance measurement and management. This individual will bring several years of increasingly responsible strategic management experience including internal risk assessment, treasury audit, capital project audit, fraud detection and internal control audit, continuity planning and audit, data analysis and computer assisted audit techniques. The successful candidate will be culturally aware and lead with a lens of inclusivity and equity.


Our ideal candidate would have a professional accounting designation and/or a graduate degree in business administration or related field. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices, particularly as they relate to Public Sector Accounting Board guidelines and municipal accounting and of financial and business management concepts used to evaluate financial and operational performance of programs and services is required. Finally, superior communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relationships with stakeholders within the City and external stakeholders. This individual will have several years of experience in management having provided high quality leadership with an ability to performance manage.


At the City of Regina, our employees enjoy:


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 12 paid Schedule Days Off (SDOs) per annum
  • Robust benefit package that consists of a defined benefit pension, healthcare/flex spending account, long-term disability benefits, health, dental and life insurance, annual vacation, sick and lieu days
  • Supported educational programs as a means to enhance employee knowledge and skills
  • Receive 50% off admission to City leisure facilities
  • An inclusive and diverse work culture


The City of Regina is transforming, and you have an opportunity to influence its journey! Financial Services is building a team of Finance minded, customer focused people who are motivated to contribute to a high functioning team. Our team is diverse, dynamic, and fun. We value our employees and their work-life balance. We cultivate and nurture a collaborative team culture where employees can grow and thrive together.

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: Out of Scope 

Division: Financial Strategy & Sustainability 

Department: Financial Services 

Annual Salary: $98,499.00 - $131,329.00 


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.


We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.


Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.


Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please note in your application or contact 306-777-7000.