The County of Vermilion River is seeking a highly motivated person to join our team as Finance Manager. The Finance Manager, reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, is responsible for the financial operations of the County. The successful candidate should be passionate about the public sector and have a strong desire to positively influence public finance.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Carry out all Statutory duties an requirements as set out in the MGA
Management of Finance staff including Payroll, A/P, A/R and Reception
Manage the day-to-day financial functions, in addition to the short and long-term financial operations of the County
Audit - Lead the annual audit cycle; preparation of working papers, journal entries, lead sheets, debenture and reserve entries, year-end reports and financial statement preparation
Budgeting - Coordination and preparation of operational and capital budgets in conjunction with the Management team
Preparation of departmental monthly financial statements
Tangible Capital Asset management
Analysis and forecasting of operations, purchases, trends, revenue sources, etc.
A degree in Accounting or related field (CPA designation is preferred)
5 years of financial management experience in a municipal organization
In-depth knowledge of the MGA, public policy and public administration is preferred
Strong expertise with accounting and finance principles
Knowledge and experience with Diamond, WorkTech and Pearl systems is an asset
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong leadership skills
Project management skills to effectively work on various tasks and projects in order to meet deadlines
Equivalent education and experience will be considered
A competitive salary and comprehensive municipal benefits package is available. The successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada and will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and Driver's Abstract. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Applications clearly marked: "CONFIDENTIAL - Finance Manager" can be submitted by November 20, 2020 to:
Human Resources Manager, County of Vermilion River
4912-50 Avenue, Box 69
Kitscoty, AB T0B 2P0