Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) | Toronto

Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, supports the Province’s creative economy by providing innovative programs, services and funding for the film and television, book and magazine publishing, interactive digital media and music industries.

If you are knowledgeable about Ontario’s tax credits and financing programs and you have experience working with one or more of the cultural media industries (e.g. film and television, book and magazine publishing, interactive digital media, music), don’t miss this exciting opportunity.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
act as the first point of contact for international and domestic companies inquiring about tax credit and financial programs
provide consultative advice and assistance to applicants
conduct risk analysis, intake review and assessment and research corporate histories to assess risk criteria and risk assessment score
review claims including agreements, legal and financial documents, identify discrepancies and missing information and provide explanation to applicants
assist with the promotions and communications of the tax credit and financial programs
prepare a range of statistical analyses and reports
develop and maintain administrative, record management and reporting systems

Location: 175 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario

Company

Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC)

Title

Programs Officer

Job Type

Full-Time

Status

Sourcing

Location

Toronto

Province

Ontario

Start Date

2015-05-14

Qualifications

How do I qualify?

Knowledge:
you have knowledge in one or more of Ontario’s culture media industries (e.g. film and television, book and magazine publishing, interactive digital media, music)
you have knowledge of the legislation and regulation under specified tax credit sections of the Taxation Act, 2007 (Ontario)
you have knowledge of tax credit programs and public and private financing sources for cultural media products
you have a good understanding of the OMDC programs and services

Research, Analytical, Mathematical and Organizational Skills:
you have experience reviewing complex financial statements and budgets, legal documents and business agreements and you can identify discrepancies from program eligibility and application criteria
you have experience assessing risks and you can research from a range of records and sources
you can perform math calculations and ensure reviews and assessments are completed in a timely manner
you have strong problem-solving skills

Customer Service Skills:
you have experience with customer service and you have knowledge of customer relations techniques to establish positive client relationships and foster client confidence and program integrity
you can exercise discretion and tact when explaining changes to clients

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
you can prepare detailed case notes in database and tracking systems to support analyses and decision making
you can be the first point of contact for inquiries and provide information, advice and assistance

Computer Skills:
you are proficient in word processing, database and spreadsheet applications including MS Word, Excel and Outlook to prepare a variety of reports and documents

Compensation Range

Salary range: $938.28 – $1,125.41 per week

How to apply

Please apply online, by April 27, 2015, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 76921 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application online. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you need employment accommodation, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.