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Financial Analyst

Reference number: JUS22J-020812-000554
Selection process number: 2022-JUS-EA-140301
Department of Justice Canada - Finance and Planning Branch
Edmonton (Alberta), Vancouver (British Columbia), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), Toronto (Ontario), Montréal Island (Québec), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
$59,211 to $83,062

For further information on the organization, please visit Department of Justice Canada

Closing date: 1 December 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

Persons requiring accommodation (related to functional limitations or a disability) preventing them from applying on-line are asked to send a message to the email address identified below prior to the closing date. Otherwise, your job application should be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. You may also review jobs open to the public through INFOTEL at 1-800-645-5605. The INFOTEL number for persons using a TTY/TDD is 1-800-532-9397.


The questions you will find in your application will be used as the primary tool in the screening process and the résumé will be used to substantiate the information provided. Please provide a detailed response for each question and ensure to provide concrete examples including the requested information (Where, When and How). Please note that your ability to communicate in writing may be assessed at this stage.

Please note: a written exam will take place in the weeks following the closing of this job offer. Please watch for an email to this effect and check your spam (junk mail) folder regularly.


Justice Canada is looking for dynamic, creative and motivated individuals who are interested in joining a great team of professionals and working in a stimulating environment.

If you…

- are a Financial Management professional;
- thrive in an environment of change and growth;
- have strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
- are attentive to details and produce high quality work ; and
- work in a way that promotes a healthy workplace, then;

…submit your application now!

Work environment

The Finance and Planning Branch is focused on creating an environment of respect and trust where people look forward to coming in to work every day. Providing the appropriate training and career development support is another important commitment for the Branch. By joining the team, you will have an opportunity to work collaboratively with a group of motivated finance and materiel management professionals who support innovation and continuous improvement in enabling the organization to successfully manage its resources.

At Justice, we are dedicated to ensuring employees have the resources and services available to them to support a positive working environment including:

- Providing a healthy, respectful and supportive work environment for all;
- Celebrating our diversity and our commitment to values and ethics;
- Encouraging innovation and striving for excellence;
- Committing to continued learning and career development; and
- Embracing new technology that enables a more effective and flexible workplace.

The Department of Justice is transitioning to a Hybrid Model. This means that our team members will be working on site (in the office) at least some of the time and teleworking from home, as operational requirements permit.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to staff one english essential position on an indeterminate basis, in Edmonton.

A partially or fully qualified pool may be established to staff similar positions within the Department of Justice with various tenures, various linguistic requirements, various operational requirements and/or various conditions of employment.

Positions to be filled: 2

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


ED1 : Successful completion of two years of a post-secondary program with specialization in accounting, finance, business administration, commerce or economics; OR

Possession of the Government of Canada Financial Management Certificate.


EX1: Experience in applying financial laws, policies, directives, guidelines OR procedures
EX2: Experience in extracting and analyzing financial information
EX3: Experience in providing financial advice to clients or managers

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)


AEX1: Experience using a financial management software and reporting tools.
AEX2: Experience related to accounting or financial management functions, such as (but not limited to):
• Accounting operations
• Financial planning and resource management
• Financial policy
• Financial systems
AEX3: Experience in using MS Excel advanced features (graphics, pivot tables, V look up).
AEX4: Experience in the development or use of data analytics tools
AEX5: Experience working with the SAP system.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements

Information on language requirements


COMP1 - Working effectively with others
COMP2 - Thinking things through
COMP3 - Showing initiative and being action oriented
COMP4 - Client focus
COMP5 - Attention to detail


A1 - Ability to communicate in writing
A2 - Ability to communicate orally

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


The Department of Justice believes that to be able to effectively serve the public, its workforce needs to reflect the diversity of the Canadian population. Diversity is a great source of strength in driving Canada’s Legal Team in ensuring that Canada’s justice system is as fair, accessible and efficient as possible. The Department is committed to a representative workforce that represents the Canadian public we serve. If you are an Indigenous person, a person with a disability, a member of a racialized group* or a member of the 2SLGBTQI+**/Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) community we encourage you to self-declare in this staffing process. This self-declaration information will be factored into appointment decisions in order to address our commitment to increase representation for these groups.

* Please note that this group is currently designated as members of visible minorities in the Employment Equity Act and the self-declaration form.
** 2SLGBTQI+: Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and people who identify as being part of sexual and gender diverse communities.


The following requirements may be accommodated based on a persons' needs or status:

OP1: Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice.

Conditions of employment

Reliability and Security: Reliability or Secret security clearance (depending on the position to be staffed).

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

• Communication for this process will be sent via e-mail. It is your responsibility to ensure that a current and valid e-mail address is provided and updated accordingly and that it accepts messages from unknown senders. You are encouraged to provide a second e-mail address in your application.

• You are entitled to participate in this process in the official language(s) of your choice. You are asked to indicate your preferred official language(s) in your application.

• You will be required to submit your proof of education documents at the time of assessment. If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your credentials and/or diploma assessed against Canadian education standards. The public service will accept any Foreign Educational Credentials as long as they are deemed comparable to Canadian standards, through a recognize credential assessment service. Information is available at the following link:

• You may be required to meet the asset qualifications, operational requirements and/or the organizational needs; depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.


Self-declaration information may be factored into the screening, assessment or selection decision to address our commitment to eliminate gaps and increase representation for these groups. This information will only be used in connection with this selection process.


• If you are an Indigenous person, woman, member of a racialized group*, Person with a disability:

- when you apply for a job through GC Jobs, complete the Employment Equity section under Requirements.

Please note that your self-declaration as a member of First Nations, Inuit or Métis will be verified via the Affirmation of Indigenous Identity Form to be provided later in the staffing process. For more information on this requirement, please consult the following Questions and Answers page: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-service-commission/services/appointment-framework/guides-tools-appointment-framework/affirmation-indigenous-identity-form.html

• If you are a member of the 2SLGBTQI+/ Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) community:

- For employees of the Department of Justice, please self-declare through the EE Self-Declaration tab in PeopleSoft by accessing the “Self Service” module and providing consent that your information can be used for Staffing actions, such as actings, appointments, assignments.
- For candidates external to the Public Service and employees of the Public Service outside of the Department of Justice, please respond to the self-declaration screening question as part of your application.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Vanessa Martin, Human Resources Advisor
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