With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.
TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people's lives within our growing region.
How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:
Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Business Planning & Performance, the Senior Coordinator plays a supporting role in the preparation and allocation of corporate budgets through facilitating and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. This position provides support and analysis on reports and presentations for TRCA's Board and partner municipalities including but not limited to business planning, annual reports, budget submissions, and variance reports. This position is responsible for providing strong strategic and financial support along with advice to divisions and business units. The Senior Coordinator also aids in developing new and improved budget and business processes and the associated corporate training while ensuring they meet operation requirements and efficiencies of the Strategic Business Planning & Performance business unit.
What will you need to succeed:
- Consult with Project Managers and Senior Management to plan, develop and allocate the 1, 4, and 10-year budgets.
- Provide leadership and support to key business units across the organization in the development of annual deliverables within the TRCA Business Intelligence Tool (CPR). Confirms alignments of major projects to internal and external stakeholder strategic plans and initiatives.
- Host consultation sessions with Directors and Senior Management to review preliminary budgets and incorporates required modifications based on available funding and priorities.
- Interact with internal and external stakeholders and answer inquiries, follow up on problems, and deal effectively with client service issues.
- Provide communication support to partnering municipality financial analysts and act as support to the Manager, Strategic Business Planning and Performance and Chief Financial and Operating Officer (CFOO).
- Supports the compilation of municipal and corporate budget presentations, supporting documentation and routine inquires.
- Prepare and format correspondence, memos and reports of a general and technical nature.
- Attend meetings to assist in arranging logistics, recording of information and be a resource person for meeting attendees.
- Update databases for other groups to access including project status and budgetary reporting/monitoring.
- Complete special projects on behalf of the Manager throughout the year (includes enhancements to databases and budget process, corporate training on project management/budget planning and reporting).
- Work with staff across the organization to ensure consistency in approach and compliance with TRCA policies and procedures.
What TRCA has to offer you:
- Undergraduate degree - Bachelor of Business or Commerce.
- Minimum five (5) years of experience in related field.
- Experience in project management leadership.
- Understanding of corporate communications, business planning and strategic management with public sector and not-for-profit organizations.
- Knowledge of financial systems, management controls, processes and tools.
- Compliance with internal and external regulations regarding transactional services.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with all employees and external contacts in a professional manner.
- Ability to provide practical advice, interpret policies and procedures and make appropriate recommendations and decisions.
- Strong planning, research and organizational skills with the ability multi-task and meet deadlines.
As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).
You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:
- Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
- Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
- Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
- Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP).
- Provides unique TRCA Perks.
- Provides flexible work arrangements.
- Offers potential for career growth and advancement.
Full -Time Permanent
Hours of work:
To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting TRCA-236-21 prior to midnight on January 7, 2022.
All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a precondition to being hired by TRCA. TRCA will comply with its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and any other applicable legislation.
While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.
TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.
Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216.