Lead teams, act as strategic business advisors to senior management and contribute to the promotion and implementation of priority initiatives.
The public service offers several learning and development opportunities to support executives.
The Senior Executive Advanced Finance and Accounting Program (SEAFAP) is a specialized 1-year program designed for financial management executives working in the public service who do not possess an accounting designation. The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) delivers this program.
The Next Generation Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) program is a 1-year program designed to transition exceptional financial executives into a DCFO role. The program is delivered by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Competencies are measurable characteristics of an individual which underlie performance or behaviour at work. Executives are expected to demonstrate the Key Leadership Competencies to lead effectively.
The OCG offers onboarding sessions for new finance professionals. These sessions provide networking opportunities and insightful information regarding:
If you are an employee of the public service, you can learn more on the Financial Management Community GCpedia page. If you are not yet a public servant and have questions about onboarding sessions, please contact Financial Management Community Development (FMCD) General Enquiries.