Manager, Performance Measurement & Business Case Development

Job Details

JOB POSTING #:    2022-0386

POSTING PERIOD:  Friday, October 28, 2022 at 8:30 AM to Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 4:30 PM


UNION:   Non-Union


POSITION STATUS:  Regular Full-Time



RATE OF PAY: $97,886.95 - $118,972.70       



  • Reporting to the Deputy Treasurer, Financial Planning, this position will be responsible to manage and oversee all activities and projects related to corporate-wide Performance Measurement & Reporting. 
  • Additionally, is responsible for provision of financial support services to departments, including preparation of financial analysis, implications and recommendations relevant to new and existing initiatives and programs; ensures appropriate recording of transactions & programs in the City’s accounting systems and subsystems, leads and provides direction to service areas in performance measurement initiatives, budget development and presentation, and variance monitoring and reporting. 
  • Supervises a team of Financial Planning Administrators in regard to the above functions.  Performance Measurement & Reporting. 
  • Coordinates staff efforts to develop and refine corporate performance measures, including the collection, validation and reporting of source data. 
  • Coordinates Performance Measurement & Reporting processes with senior departmental management and integrates these with other City-wide Performance Measurement & Reporting processes to ensure adequacy, alignment and consistency. 
  • Develops performance measurement reporting methodologies and tools based on best practices. 
  • Represents the City of Windsor as the Municipal Champion for the Municipal Benchmarking Network Canada Initiative (MBNC).  
  • Completes financial analysis and develops financial implications and recommendations for City Council on various new initiatives and existing programs. 
  • Through reporting relationship to Commissioner, Infrastructure Services, provides guidance and direction to service areas regarding financial processes and policies, and leads financial discussions within the service areas. 
  • Provides leadership and direction to service areas through salary, operating and capital budget processes. 
  • Provides leadership and direction to service areas through operating and capital variance monitoring and reporting. 
  • Ensures proper month-end and year-end recording of transactions in the City’s systems and subsystems. 
  • Enlists the support of departmental staff through key corporate processes (budget, MNBC, etc); understanding their perspectives and incorporating their suggestions, while at the same time communicating a more comprehensive, corporate perspective. 
  • Participates in contract negotiations and review, including review and approval of detailed financial agreements. 
  • Reviews legislation, agreements and contracts in order to evaluate and implement changes in operational procedures and practices to meet the requirements outlined by senior levels of government and other authoritative bodies. 
  • Identifies, assesses, designs, develops and modifies various accounting and internal control systems and manages accounting and business process issues related to service areas. 
  • Assesses financial impacts of policy changes on operating departments. 
  • Assesses financial impacts of policy changes on operating departments. 
  • On-call for service area needs/meetings/consultations. 
  • Ensures a high level of service to customers (service areas) at all times.
  • Provides leadership and direction to a team of professional staff in regard to above functions. 
  • Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program. 
  • Will perform other related duties as required.


  • Must have a University Degree in Accounting or Finance or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of four (4) of years progressively responsible experience in a computerized accounting environment and/or finance department with a strong technical background. OR
  • Must have an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma and a Community College diploma in Business Administration (Accounting or Finance) or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalencies and a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in a computerized accounting environment and/or finance department with a strong technical background. 
  • Must have a professional accounting designation, CA, CMA, CGA. 
  • Must have the ability to travel to off site locations in a timely and expedient manner as required.  If method of travel is by vehicle, a current valid and lawful Driver's Licence is required in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act and must provide a driver’s abstract as a condition of employment.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in performance measurement, performance reporting and issues management.
  • Must have strong leadership and management ability; ability to lead teams, gain their commitment, set the vision and goals and achieve results. With the ability to analyze complex issues, synthesize findings, make decisions and identify actions and solutions.
  • Must have a high degree of organizational skills, including capability to managing multiple, complex projects under tight timelines.
  • Must have problem solving skills including the use facilitation, collaboration and consensus building with others from within and outside the corporation.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills along with strong business report writing skills 
  • Must be available to work significant overtime during peak periods                                            
  • Must have very strong and pronounced interpersonal and mediation skills; including ability to work effectively as a group/team member; make and maintain relationships and to support and motivate staff.
  • Must have high customer service orientation;
  • Should have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, its regulations and knowledge of the hazards associated with the work.
  • Will be required to complete and remain current as per the requirements of the Corporation’s Management Certificate Program.
  • Progression through the Art of Supervision Program Certificate or a supervisory program of a similar nature is considered an asset.
  • The physical demands analysis associated with this job indicates a light level of work.



  • All City of Windsor employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
  • Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
  • We offer a smoke-free office environment
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
  • The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.