Senior Budget & Financial Analyst

  • Job ID: ADMN-21/22-097
  • Location: Kingston
  • Deadline: Open Until Filled
  • Job Type: Administrative/Management
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Department: Financial Services
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Duration: Full-time


Reporting to the Associate Director, Budgets and Planning, the Senior Budget & Financial Analyst is responsible for the financial review of grant proposals and providing budgeting, financial analysis and financial reporting support for successful proposals. The Senior Budget & Financial Analyst acts as a resource and advisor to business leads of grant proposals, to provide them with information and guidance to complete preparation of budgets for grant applications. In addition, the Senior Budget & Financial Analyst develops and maintains PeopleSoft nVision reporting to enhance information on grants for budget managers, the budget team and the financial reporting team.


Education and Experience:

Minimum of a 4-Year-Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting. Professional Accounting Designation (CPA) would be an asset.

Minimum 5 years of experience required. Proven experience developing budgets and performing financial analysis using complex financial systems. Experience reporting and presenting complex financial, statistical and other information. Experience working successfully with people at all organizational levels.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced working knowledge/competence and a keen interest in the use of integrated financial systems.
  • Knowledge and skills in the use of PeopleSoft nVision would be considered an asset.
  • Expert with advanced functions in Excel.
  • Exceptional analytical skills combined with intuition, creativity and sound judgement.
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial analytics, planning and forecasting techniques, as well as business processes.
  • Familiarity with Public Sector Accounting Standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to explain accounting procedures with non-financial personnel across the diverse College community.
  • Ability to present complex financial, statistical and other information in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Ability to work successfully with diverse and sometimes conflicting interests and philosophies.
  • Ability to deal confidently with senior managers, staff members, Ministry representatives, etc.
  • Ability to resolve issues independently.
  • Highly client service oriented.

Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

Incumbent may be required to sit and work at a computer station for extended periods of time. Incumbent may have to talk on the telephone for a considerable amount of time.

The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location or work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the college’s Telework Policy.

Salary & Terms

  • Administrative Group: Pay Band 9: $68,229 - $85,287 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance.
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • Posted Date: August 2, 2021
  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled


How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here button and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy, the Academic and Support Staff Collective Agreements. In addition to comparing candidates’ qualifications and experience to the listed technical skills, education, work experience, and personal characteristics (values, attitudes, motivation, and performance), the seniority of Bargaining Unit members will be considered. If the search extends beyond the Bargaining Unit, consideration will be given to accumulated service with the College.

St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Human Resources Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.