Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a great team in a beautiful rural community? Birch Hills County is presently looking for a Permanent full-time Finance Coordinator- Assessment & Taxation. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, energetic with a positive attitude.
Birch Hills County offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including additional paid time at Christmas. For additional details please visit our website at www.birchhillscounty.com or contact Shelley Braun, Director of Corporate Services.
Finance Coordinator – Assessment and Taxation Job Type: Policy / Planning / Research / Finance Organization: Birch Hills County Competition Number: 22-01 Job Description:
Finance Coordinator – Assessment and Taxation
The Corporate Services Department is seeking a dynamic, energetic person with a great work attitude. This is a fulltime position (36.25 hours/week).
Key Responsibilities Include:
Description / Requirements:
Experience with budget preparation and monitoring
Assist with the preparation of departmental and Municipal annual long range financial plans.
Assist in year-end Financial Statement preparations and audit.
Assist in ensuring insurance claims and registrations are processed.
Administer tracking and compliance reports.
Experience with Microsoft Great Plains / Dynamics accounting program an asset.
Lead special projects as required (financial, data and information management, records management, etc.).
Implement approved policies, plans and programs for the finance functions of the Municipality.
Assist public and ratepayers with inquiries and concerns.
Establish and maintain positive and constructive relations with the public and all other contacts encountered on the job.
Sound working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act (MGA), as well as other bylaws, regulations, and policies as applicable.
Research for various projects, compile information, conduct surveys, review best practices and provide recommendations as needed.
Prepare written reports, documents, Council agenda items, applications, etc.
Assist as backup to the Development Officer to apply relevant development processes as per policy and legislation.
As a member of the Corporate Services Department, you will be working as a team to provide timely and accurate information to the public regarding finance information. You are an ideal candidate for this position if you are a dynamic, self-motived individual, capable of working in a fast-paced office and who works well within a team environment.
The following qualifications are required for this position:
Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to the applicant with a diploma in Finance, Planning or equivalent
Conversant with planning issues, process, and administration
Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of three years finance and/or planning and development related experience in a municipal government setting
Exceptional communications skills and ability to work with the general public
Good working knowledge of Microsoft programs
Possession of valid driver’s license
Birch Hills County provides a competitive salary and benefits package.
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Due to the high volume of resumes received, we are not able to respond to individual phone calls. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you feel that you have the qualifications and desire to be a part of the Birch Hills County Team, please submit your resume to the following address (this competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found):
Birch Hills County
PO Box 157
Wanham AB T0H 3P0