The Town of Three Hills is seeking a motivated professional to lead and provide overall strategic direction to the Finance department, which includes accounts payable and receivables, payroll, tax and utilities, and customer service. The Director will develop a positive culture within the department, through a progressive and visionary leadership style in a unionized environment, while aligning with organizational goals and strategic priorities.
ABOUT THE TOWN OF THREE HILLS
From its humble beginnings as a Village in 1912, the Town of Three Hills has a long history of community hospitality, pride, economic expansion and convenient locality.
Three Hills has the security and quality of life of a small town with numerous “big city” amenities. The Downtown sector features numerous shopping and dining conveniences as well as several service necessities. With 7 parks and over 4kms of trails, abundant green space can be found throughout the community. In addition, excellent recreation facilities, dynamic arts organizations and numerous service groups, all lend well to the Towns quality of life.
The residents of Three Hills take great pride in providing a welcoming atmosphere for visitors and locals alike. Social events are commonplace with many venues to choose from, including markets, live theatre, celebrations and concerts. Community events take place throughout the year, including the famous Cruise Weekend, the first weekend of June. The Town’s abundant facilities, social opportunities, and a welcoming atmosphere make Three Hills a wonderful place to play!
Centrally located within an hour of Red Deer, Strathmore, Olds and Drumheller and approx. an hour from Calgary’s International Airport, Three Hills’ prime location makes this community a wonderful place to live, work and play.
Please email your cover letter and resume, to email@example.com referencing “Director of Finance” in the subject line. To learn more about the Town, please visit www.threehills.ca. For more information about this position contact Petra Jerricke, HR Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ryan Leuzinger, CAO, at email@example.com.
The Town thanks all applicants for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. The Town is an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements.
The closing date for this posting is July 9, 2021.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Lead, manage, and monitor the Finance department
Develop and maintain financial and capital plans and budgets
Ability to lead, coach, and mentor staff in a unionized setting
Maintain financial, accounting, and administrative services in support of municipal operations
Ensure the integrity of revenues and accuracy of financial statements
Facilitate communication between internal departments and external agencies
Demonstrate strong analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
Work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team and other departments
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Working knowledge of municipal accounting software system Microsoft GP (Diamond)
In depth knowledge of financial operations, controls, and accounting in a municipal setting
Ability to interpret and implement organizational policies and procedures
Must be eligible to register as a member of CPA Alberta
Completion of post-secondary education in the field of finance, accounting, or public administration
Knowledge and experience in municipal legislation and finance systems, and Public Sector Account Board (PSAB)
Minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ experience in a municipal finance setting
Minimum of five to eight (5-8) years’ leadership experience at a management level