The Manager, Budget and Analysis guides the development of the Law Society of Ontario (“Law Society”) budget process. Under the direction of the Director, Finance, the Manager, Budget and Analysis will lead the financial analysis team in the compilation and presentation of the annual Law Society budget to the Audit and Finance Committee. The Manager, Budget and Analysis, utilizing best practices for the not for profit sector prepares and maintains budget process manuals and training materials for use by Law Society managers. The Manager, Budget and Analysis will guide the training of Law Society managers in the use and consistent application of Law Society budget practices in the development of departmental budgets. The Manager, Budget and Analysis will oversee the financial analysis team in the analysis of monthly financial reports reviewing actual results to budget, resolving discrepancies and identifying actual and potential variances from planned budget activities. Working with the Director, Finance, the Manager, Budget and Analysis will prepare budget materials for Senior Management Executives, Audit and Finance Committee and Convocation, facilitating effective review and understanding at the appropriate level of detail for the intended audience. Working with the Financial Policy Analyst the Manager, Budget and Analysis, employing best practices, will oversee the administration and delivery of the Law Society Treasury and Cash Management functions in compliance with Law Society policies for the achievement of investment benchmarks. Overseeing the financial analysis team the Manager, Budget and Analysis will provide guidance and assistance to the Law Society managers in the costing of existing programs and planned new initiatives ensuring full activity costing and providing guidance on appropriate financial benchmarks to assist future program evaluation activities. The Manager, Budget and Analysis will direct the activities of the financial analysis team in providing assistance and guidance to the Procurement Specialists in the costing and analysis of Requests for Proposal responses ensuring appropriate financial benchmarks are established for the evaluation of competitive bids.
Client / Customer Service Delivery
Client / Customer Service Planning
Performance Goals, Targets and Standards
Special Projects and Initiatives
The requirement to maintain a high standard of commitment, ethics, respect, care in service delivery to clients (internal and/or external).
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
The requirement to structure and deliver effective verbal and written communication with clients, staff, licensees, the public, and others in a non-threatening and constructive way.
The requirement to share responsibility for the achievement of team goals and the associated behaviours required for individuals to contribute effectively in a team environment.
The requirement to demonstrate an attitude that consistently strives to improve a standard of excellence for one’s self and for the benefit of the organization, its licensees and stakeholders.
Problem Solving and Judgement
The requirement to identify and analyze problems, determine root causes, evaluate alternative solutions and take and/or recommend appropriate solutions.
Technical Competence / Professional Knowledge
The requirement to apply knowledge and skills to carry out the work and/or provide advice. This also includes the quality of advice given, as well as the requirement to make decisions in the best interests of the organization as a whole.
The requirement to work towards and embrace change in the workplace.
The requirement to behave with integrity, credibility and honesty when dealing with others, as well as the requirement to grow and develop employee capabilities.