Woodlands County is a dynamic rural municipality located in a thriving natural playground less than 90 minutes from Edmonton. The County encompasses a beautiful natural landscape that is appealing for the outdoor enthusiast with nearby recreational lakes, camping venues, as well as numerous trails for quadding, biking, hiking and snowmobiling. Additionally, the region has numerous amenities and recreational opportunities for the entire family to explore and enjoy.
Woodlands County is * REPOSTING * this opportunity seeking an enthusiastic and motivated leader to manage its corporate services department of six (6) members plus two external contracts (assessment and computer support).
Key Responsibilities Include:
As a key member of the senior management team, the Director, Corporate Services will be involved with strategic planning and will be responsible for delivery of the following:
Oversee the county’s overall financial operations;
Prepare the annual operating and capital budgets;
Manage the County’s information technology;
Human resources administrator;
Manage/oversee the assessment and taxation functions;
Manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll;
Manage short and long term investments;
Manage grants and grant reporting; and
Manage the risk management and insurance functions.
The successful candidate should have:
A professional accounting designation (CPA);
Undergraduate degree in business or pubic administration;
Experience with strategic & business planning processes, budget process, financial reporting and forecasting required;
A minimum of five years senior level experience in related field and a full understanding of PSAB standards;
Proven leadership, supervisory and team building strength required along with superior verbal/written communication;
A strong team player who can identify, and add value, across all departments;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to build strong relations with Council, stakeholders, and staff; and
Municipal government experience would be considered a strong asset.
Woodlands County offers a competitive salary and compensation package.
More information pertaining to the position is available by contacting the undersigned at 780 778 8400 (ext. 230) or toll free at 1 (888) 870-6315. Letters of application, including a detailed resume, marked “Personal & Confidential – Director, Corporate Services” will be accepted until May 17, 2019 - or until a suitable candidate is found.
Woodlands County thanks all interested parties; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.