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Government of Canada

Building the Foundation

Contribute toward the achievement of the team’s goals and develop technical competencies.

Rates of Pay


  • Education: two-year post-secondary program with a specialization in either: accounting, finance, commerce, business administration or economics
  • Professional accreditation: not required at this level; however, it is viewed as a desirable qualification
  • Bilingual capacity: desirable at this level but not required for all positions

Responsibilities Within Various Finance Areas

  • Performs financial activities in well-defined financial disciplines such as expenditure and revenue accounting and control
  • Interacts with supervisors and clients to obtain information, audit transactions and resolve routine problems
  • Participates in the development of financial plans, reports, controls or financial management tools
  • Applies guidelines to process transactions, researching information, analyzing financial data, and preparing draft reports or segments of reports
  • Provides information to supervisors and clients on routine finance-related processes and procedures
  • Ensures the validity of financial information to support resource allocations and expenditure and revenue controls
  • Monitors transactions and maintains up-to-date financial and business information to assist others
  • Extracts financial information and provides input into the preparation of reports, presentations, etc.
  • Reconciles departmental allocated budget and monitors resource transfers
  • Participates in special projects and financial reviews, assessments and studies
  • Analyzes, validates, and consolidates financial information
  • Participates in the development of financial policies, procedures and standards to support the delivery of financial functions
  • Assists in the development of financial planning, situational and strategic analysis documentation, as well as of communications materials relating to financial management issues
  • Supports others in providing advice related to financial policy to program and line managers and financial and administrative staff
  • Participates in the development of training materials and communications packages regarding new central agency and departmental policies
  • Analyzes the outputs of financial processes and transactions to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and central agency and departmental policies
  • Participates in the development implementation and maintenance of financial and materiel management systems
  • Participates in the development of processes and procedures on the use of new or revised integrated systems
  • Maintains user access and authorizations in integrated systems via user accounts and security profiles
  • Participates in the preparation of training materials to instruct managers and staff on the application and use of systems and reporting functionality
  • Provides support to users in their daily activities and application of the system