Region of Peel, Analyst, Senior Financial Program

Provide expert guidance and advice on the development and implementation of funding programs, accountabity frameworks, policies and processes for the Early Years and Child Care (EYCC) system in Peel.

Analyst, Senior Financial Program 

Contract Full Time up to 18 months 

Human Services - Early Learning & Child Care 

The Role: 

Provide expert guidance and advice on the development and implementation of funding programs, accountabity frameworks, policies and processes for the Early Years and Child Care (EYCC) system in Peel. 


  • Lead oversight through a system lens of EYCC funding distribution, and reconciliation processes for licensed child care providers and related agencies in Peel.
  • Lead analytical work on the development of funding models that build flexibility between all EYCC funding categories..
  • Develop innovative programs requirements, application processes,guidelines, reporting protocols , risk management and accountability frameworks appropriate to various types of funding programs.
  • Oversee EYCC program expenditures to ensure they are aligned with program requirements and expected outcomes.
  • Prepare information for annual budget submissions and ensures program policies and procedures are consistent with Provincial and Regional policy and funding administration guidelines.
  • Perform data analytics and develop integrated system metrics to support service system management of EYCC sector in Peel.
  • Coordinate Service Agreement revisions with Integrated Business Support Division to support funding changes and updated program requirements.
  • Assess the relevance of the various tools, processes, methodologies and reporting practices for EYCC funding in Peel and recommend and implement changes as necessary to reflect the changing landscaping of the EYCC system in Peel.
  • Coordinate and prepare documentation for the annual operating budgets and Education Finance Information System (EFIS) reporting to the province ensuring consistency with provincial ad regional funding policies and guidelines
  • Provide strategic financial and business practices expertise, consultation and advisory services that will assist in decision-making and resolution on financial and operational issues
  • Monitor service provision and ensure that funded EYCC agencies are in compliance with program requirements and other similar agreements, standards, guidelines and relevant legislation/regulations.
  • Identify service providers that require additional business support. Work with providers, appropriate agencies, and relevant Human Services divisions to remedy service provision concerns and to ensure contract/program compliance in a politically sensitive environment
  • Conduct research for special projects
  • Interpret and analyze information in order to provide recommendations
  • Prepare reports and financial analysis required for Council reports
  • Assist the divisional management team by providing advice, training and/or guidance to staff in the section.
  • Collaborate with internal partners to support program requirements.
  • Liaise with senior staff in the Corporate Financial Services Unit on financial analysis and reporting issues and projects.
  • Uses advanced communications and tact to assess and interpret the varying ideas, opinions and information from internal and external partners 


  • A University degree/diploma related to Finance, Business, Economics field with five years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Holding or pursuing a professional designation is an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of financial/audit and program management principles and practices
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and able to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues
  • Highly developed verbal and written skills to effectively communicate with internal and external partners
  • Ability to demonstrate innovative thinking and initiative and a “self-starting” attitude to initiate projects
  • Highly collaborative with a demonstrated customer service focus
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of human services and early learning and child care and funding approaches in these areas
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Access, Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Familiarity with Ontario Child Care Management System (OCCMS) and EFIS systems is an asset

Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton
Hours of work: Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm 35 hours/week 

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online by March 12, 2018 at .