Financial Management and Budgeting Specialist, City of Moncton; Moncton

Accounting / Finance



The City of Moncton is currently accepting applications for Financial Management and Budgeting Specialist.  

About the role

Financial Control and Budget Section of the Finance and Administration Department acts as a resource for the City and its various departments, boards and commissions in providing regular financial reporting, budgeting and monitoring of internal controls. Accurate and reliable financial information and budget development is a cornerstone on which the various departments and managers utilize to effectively manage their businesses and provision of services to the citizens.

This position reports to the Controller/Deputy Treasurer.


The successful candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Commerce, Business Administration or another related discipline from a recognized post‐secondary institution
  • Must have a professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in finance, accounting and budgeting in a significant corporate or government environment related to complex financial systems and financial analysis to include major projects and evaluations
  • Must have demonstrated experience in implementing internal controls and best practices
  • Must have strong working knowledge of sophisticated financial systems, applications, implementation and related system upgrade testing
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and has to be detail oriented
  • Experienced in project management and working with multiple stakeholders
  • English essential.  The ability to communicate in the French language would be an asset, but not a requirement
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills for presenting and clearly explaining financial practices and results to senior management and to City Council
  • Must have strong knowledge of current accounting practices, financial planning and budgetary processes
  • Must have strong interpersonal and team building skills and proven ability to work and lead in team environment
  • Must have knowledge of complex financial information both in writing and in person
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Experience with involvement in leading change to improve the effectiveness of the organization and make recommendations on areas to improve. Knowledge of continuous improvement strategies, such as Lean Six Sigma, is an asset
  • Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with spreadsheet software packages (i.e. Microsoft Excel) and their advanced applications

To apply

Apply Now!

The Applicant must submit their application through the online system by clicking Apply Now above, or obtain an application in Human Resources at City Hall.

To obtain more information, please contact Human Resources at (506) 877‐7707 by 12:00pm on Friday, January 11, 2019.

(The City of Moncton thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those scheduled for interviews will be contacted).