Centrally located between Alberta’s two largest cities with over 100km of beautiful trails within Red Deer City Limits our City has a lot to offer. The City of Red Deer is always on the hunt for talented and success driven people. We are always seeking creative and skilled individuals with the ability and desire to lead in our dynamic workplace.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The City of Red Deer is currently recruiting for the right person to fill the Permanent Full-time position of CSV Accounting & Financial Supports Supervisor in our CSV Business Excellence Department. Leading a team consisting of financial specialists, analysts and accountants, this position spends their days supporting the financial and accounting needs of our Utilities Department (including Water, Wastewater, Storm, Waste Management and Electrical Power Utilities). As a part of the Community Services Division (which also includes Business Excellence, Safe & Healthy Communities, Park & Public Works, Transit and Fleet), this role is a part of the Community Services Business Excellence Leadership Team. Your critical thinking skills, attention to detail and passion for mentoring and problem-solving will be challenged on a daily basis while supporting these multi-million dollar operations. This role serves as an accounting steward for the department, which involves the recording, disposition and reconciliation of tangible capital assets (TCA). We need your leadership and recommendations on financial best practices and efficiency ideas to inform effective and responsive decision making by Division Leadership.
As our preferred candidate, you will have:
Professional accounting designation, plus continuous training and development.
Equivalent experience may be considered
Minimum 5 years progressively more responsible accounting experience
3 years supervisory experience an asset
Demonstrated skills and abilities to resolve complex problems
Demonstrated understanding of integrated financial, statistical, work management, budget planning systems and Utility Rate Making Principals
Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with city residents, Internal and External Stakeholders and Leadership Teams
Strong and diverse computer skills to function in a variety of complex financial and asset management systems (e.g. JDE, Hansen Work Management & Utility Financial and Rate Models)
Demonstrates well developed supervisory and leadership qualities with focus on a Safe and Respectful Workplace Environment
Demonstrates advanced finance and accounting skills and understanding of a diverse business environment
Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy in a financial environment where consequence of error may have a significant negative impact on the Department and the City.
Specific Demands of the Job:
Busy open office environment with frequent interruptions
May be required to work outside regular office hours
Daily interaction with numerous stakeholders
Ability to write reports and briefings.
Required to work in occasional situations of high intensity requiring strong problem solving skills, strategic thinking and decisive action.
Required to work independently, while keeping the goals of The City, the Department, the Division and non-profit community always in mind.
Required to travel occasionally and provide own means of transportation (vehicle, public transit, etc.).
What we offer:
In addition to the competitive wage of $41.35 to $51.69 per hour, and an excellent benefits package, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.
If you think this is the job for you, come build your career with The City of Red Deer. We are committed to a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable community. Our employees are the cornerstone of our organization and working with us will provide you with the opportunity to work in an ever-growing environment and to work with an awesome group of people.
We welcome applications until November 27, 2022.
For a detailed job description and to apply online, please visit www.reddeer.ca/careers.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 10, 2022
Closing Date: Nov 27, 2022