Manager of Finance

Career Title :

Manager of Finance

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Job Term :

Full Time Permanent

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Recruiter :

Human Resources Department

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Company :

Town of Elk Point

City :

Elk Point

Postal code :

T0A 1A0

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Description :

The Town of Elk Point is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to fill a vacancy for
the Manager of Finance position.

Position Summary:
Reporting directly to the Town Manager (CAO), the Manager of Finance is a member of the
Senior Management Team. The primary focus of the Manager of Finance is the Chief Financial
Officer and is responsible for all financial management, control and reporting, including
overseeing the accounting functions, conducting forecast analysis, monitoring corporate credit
and oversight of finance staff. Additional responsibilities include oversight of the human
resources, payroll, and benefits functions, and acting as the Town’s FOIP Coordinator. The
Town relies on this role to ensure compliance with all applicable legislation. The Manager of
Finance will play a key role in short and long term strategic decision making.

Preference will be given to applicants with:
● A Bachelor Degree in Finance or Business Administration with major in Accounting.
● An accounting designation (C.A., C.M.A, and C.G.A) or working towards it, is
considered an asset.
● A combination of education/training in municipal administration/finance and experience
may be considered.

● Minimum 5 years’ experience at a senior management level in financial accounting and
reporting field of a municipality or government organization.
● Minimum 3 years of supervising experience.
● A thorough understanding of the financial and budgeting process.
● Successful experience in implementing short and long-term Capital Plans.
● Experience with computerized finance systems such as Muniware would be an asset.
● Successful experience with financial reporting, budgets, internal controls, business
planning and asset management.
● An ability to work effectively with elected officials, community leaders, boards and
committees and public.Manager of Finance
● Experience leading an Administrative support team, managing resources, developing
training plans, mentoring and coaching.

Knowledge and Skills:
● Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills.
● Demonstrates attention to detail and performing work with accuracy.
● Solid understanding of municipal financial processes and procedures.
● Records and monitors investments.
● Knowledge of information technology systems and controls, developing and
implementing policies and strategies.
● Knowledge of Human Resources, payroll and benefits administration, and applicable
● A high level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability.
● Strong mentoring and coaching experience to the team.
● Knowledge of the Alberta Municipal Government Act (M.G.A.) and other relevant
Alberta legislation.

Application deadline: Until a suitable candidate is chosen.

The Town of Elk Point offers a competitive salary with an attractive benefit package including a
Defined Pension Plan (LAPP), Health Spending Account and a team work environment that
supports a work life balance. Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume including a
cover letter, available start date, and 3 work related references. For a complete job description, please email [email protected] A criminal record check will be required by the successful candidate as per Town Policy to:

Town of Elk Point
PO Box 448
4914 – 50 Avenue
Elk Point, Alberta
T0A 1A0

ATTN: Human Resources
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-724-3810
Fax: 780-724-2762

Thank you for your application. All applications will be kept in strict confidence. Please note
that only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. We thank you for your interest.

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