Team Lead, Financial Operations

Posting Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: Edmonton, AB, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Team Lead, Financial Operations 
Job Requisition ID: 58481
Ministry: Infrastructure
Location: Edmonton, AB
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: Ongoing
Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: July 26, 2024
Classification: Program Services 4, Market Adjustment 
Salary: $2,757.39 to $3,604.17 bi-weekly ($71,967 - $94,068/year)


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Alberta Infrastructure designs, builds, manages, and maintains government-owned and operated facilities, and collaborates with other ministries to ensure that schools, hospitals, and government facilities infrastructure meet the needs of Alberta’s population. The Ministry also provides accommodation services and manages a large portfolio of owned and leased facilities while maintaining fiscal accountability and optimizing value for Albertans.
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Role Responsibilities


The Team Lead, Financial Services is responsible for the management of financial and business operations for the Business Services unit within the Realty Services Branch. This position is hands on, leading a multi-functional team of financial supervisors, operations officers, and lease analyst's who provide analysis, processing, reconciliation, forecasting, reporting and administration for the Branch. The financial and business transactional activities require standardized processes and procedures with a focus on business analytics and innovation to streamline and maximize efficiencies for the Branch. Reporting to the Director of Business Services, the Team Lead performs work in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, guidelines, standards, and procedures. 

The primary responsibilities for the Team Lead, Financial Operations include but are not limited to:


  • Overseeing and being hands on with all financial transaction services on behalf of Leasing and Acquisitions, Development and Sales (ADS) units in accordance with Department policies, procedures, and contractual terms/conditions
  • Liaising with Landlords, Leasing, and Property Management Branch regarding operating cost statements and compliance review
  • Coordinating ongoing annual, quarterly, and adhoc reporting requirements
  • Formalizing business services operations through knowledge of business and documentation of processes and procedures for all key financial functions
  • Continuously improving business operations to modernize processes to reduce redundancies, streamline and consolidate information, and maximize efficiency across the Branch
  • Leading the financial operations team including staff performance, development, and recruitment. This includes leadership and coaching, learning and development, addressing workload/resource constraints, and performance management


The successful candidate will have:


  • Listening and collaboration skills with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • The ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
  • Written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to make concepts a reality
  • Drafting and computer skills
  • Project management skills

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  • University degree in Business or other related discipline plus 4 years experience in financial management and business operations, including experience in financial analysis, forecasting and variance reporting


Equivalency: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of:

  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or 
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.




  • Demonstrated experience in Real Estate and Lease Management.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of systems (1GX, Livelink (open text), Nintex, Sharepoint, Contract Management System, iCAPS, BLIMS, ARTS) and how to modernize into future ERP solutions
  • Professional accounting designation.


Hours of work: 7.25 hours per day / 36.25 hours a week

Location: Edmonton, Alberta 

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in. 

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How To Apply
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience, and relevant examples of required competencies.

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It is recommended applicants who have completed post-secondary studies from outside of Canada obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)( or from a recognized Canadian Credential Evaluator; please visit the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada for more information (

It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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