Finance Director

Recruiter
TalentSphere Staffing Solutions
Location
Alberta, Canada
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Ref
13657343
Job role
Finance director
Experience level
Director
Finance Director - Central Alberta - Public Sector
Competitive Compensation & Benefits

Other Similar Titles:
- Manager of Finance / Accounting
- Accounting & Finance Manager / Director
- Controller


Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Finance is accountable for the financial management of the municipality and as a controller and treasurer, this position plans, coordinates, supervises and executes the activities of the organization's accounting, finance, budget & risk management functions. This leadership role requires an active, knowledgeable, engaged, and hands-on designated professional who can mentor and lead the finance / accounting team, develop positive relationships with other internal staff & leaders, various user groups, and execute functional tasks as required.responsible for strategic and operational decisions pertaining to all departments.

Some Key responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership & mentorship to the staff of the Finance Department by ensuring that financial deliverables are accurately completed on schedule
  • Key advisor to the CAO or as a prepared team member on projects, initiatives & cross-department initiatives
  • Serve as the key financial liaison with internal and external stakeholders including the Municipal District's elected Council
  • Responsible for the internal & external reporting requirements & updates
  • Coordinates, monitors & executes functional accounting & processes.
  • Responsible for the risk management programs including initiatives, reporting, mitigation and processes and procedures.
  • Ensures orderly scheduling & compilation of annual & multi-year MD's operating & capital budgets including mills rates bylaw preparation for the CAO
Ideal Candidates will likely have many of the following Attributes:
  • CPA designation (or eligible will be considered)
  • 8+ experience in progressive accounting & finance roles with at least 3+ years in senior leadership role(s)
  • Post Secondary education in Management, Accounting / Finance or Administration
  • Experience leading an organization that is run by a board of directors or body of elected officials
  • Experience working with the Alberta Municipal Government Act (MGA), environmental legislation and other related legislation is considered an asset
  • Ability to lead a team and build positive working relationships with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Superior communication skills with a focus on transparency, team participation & safety
  • Class 5 driver's license
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference. Plus, you will have time to enjoy our community. TSSHP

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