Government of New Brunswick

Do you enjoy identifying complex issues, being proactive and proposing workable solutions in the area of financial management? Could you provide sound financial advice to managers? Are you detail-oriented and good at managing records? A career as a financial analyst might be for you!

There are a variety of careers in the finance analyst field throughout the New Brunswick Public Service.

The Office of the Comptroller provides leadership in accounting and internal auditing services to line departments and agencies and encourages the effective management of resources within the Province. The Office of the Comptroller is a recognized CA Training Office as part of a CA Training Program that meets the profession’s practical experience requirements. 

The Treasury Board develops and monitors budgets and implements multi-year expenditure plans in keeping with the stated fiscal objectives of government; provides analysis, advice and restraint options for consideration by government; evaluates and provides advice on the Province's financial position; oversees funding borrowing requirements of the Province and Crown agencies and financing the Province's municipalities; provides cash management and receipt of revenues, performs trustee functions for trust funds; advises on the management of pension and other long term liabilities; and, oversees investor relations.

Financial analyst roles in line departments provide effective budgeting, accounting, financial reporting and consulting at departmental level.

Education: A university degree in Business or Commerce. A professional accounting designation program (Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant or Certified General Accountant) or eligibility to enrol in such a program may be a requirement for some positions.