Picture yourself reflecting on your accomplishments as the surf washes the sand from your feet as you walk Devonshire Beach…
Lesser Slave River has an abundance of natural beauty and man-made opportunity to offer anyone with an open mind and an adventurous spirit. Across our organization, municipal employees enjoy rewarding careers, close-knit communities, true work-life balance, and an unparalleled back yard.
In Lesser Slave River you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The MD of Lesser Slave River is seeking a permanent full-time Director of Finance. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Finance is accountable for the financial management of the Municipal District. As a controller and treasurer, this position plans, coordinates, supervises and executes the activities of the organization's accounting, finance, budget, and risk management functions. This leadership role requires an active, knowledgeable, engaged, and hands-on Chartered Professional Accountant who can mentor and lead the MD finance team, develop positive relationships with other MD leadership, various user groups, and execute functional tasks as required.
Provide leadership and mentorship to the staff of the Finance Department by ensuring that financial deliverables are accurately completed on schedule.
Key advisor to the Chief Administrative Officer or as a prepared team member on projects, initiatives, and cross departmental activities.
Serve as the key financial liaison with internal and external stakeholders including the MD Council.
Responsible for the internal and external reporting requirements and updates.
Coordinates, monitors and executes functional accounting and processes.
Responsible for the risk management programs including initiatives, reporting, mitigation and processes and procedures.
Ensures the orderly scheduling and compilation of the annual and multi-year MD operating and capital budgets and the preparation of the mill rate bylaw for the Chief Administrative Officer.
Ability to lead a team and build positive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
Superior communication skills with a focus on transparency, team participation, and safety.
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.
Minimum 10 years experience in a senior leadership role.
Post secondary education in Management, Administration, or Finance.
Professional accounting designation.
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 where you live.
Please submit your application no later than June 22, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org referencing “Competition 2020” in the subject line.