Leduc County is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Manager – Accounting Services to join our management team. Reporting to the Director - Finance, this exciting opportunity provides leadership to a dedicated team and is a key contributor to the achievement of the department’s strategic and operational objectives within Leduc County.
The safety of our staff and citizens is our primary concern and we are dedicated to providing and maintaining a healthy work-life balance and environment for our employees.
Leduc County’s mission is to serve its citizens and create an enhanced quality of life through effective leadership, committed partnerships and open, transparent communication. Our vision is to be a leading member of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, offering an economic advantage, sustainable agricultural network, environmental leadership and an unsurpassed quality of life.
You are a team and relationship builder who promotes a safe, collaborative and professional work environment. You are committed to continuous improvement, customer service, innovation and supporting Leduc County’s mission and vision.
If you are a accounting services professional with unsurpassed management and team building skills who excels under tight deadlines, your payroll, benefit program administration, taxation, accounts payable/receivable, and cash receipting background is exceptional and if customer service, forward-thinking, problem-solving, strategic planning and quick adaptability to change is second nature to you, keep reading because we want to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities Include:
What you will do
Develops and delivers appropriate plans, strategies, directives and processes to align with the department’s operational plans, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
Coordinates the development, preparation, distribution, maintenance and reporting of the earnings and benefit budget.
Provides budget documentation and financial analysis for service areas.
Prepares internal and external financial reporting.
Manages and supports staff in the implementation of service area deliverables, delegate’s responsibilities appropriately and provides guidance and motivation to achieve outcomes.
Manages the cash handling and processing operations for taxation, accounts payable/receivable and debt collection.
Manages the function of payroll and benefits administration.
Develops and recommends administrative directives and procedures, ensuring adherence to applicable legislation.
Plans, researches and implements projects within the work group function and special projects, studies and reports as assigned.
Strives to continually enhance the quality and delivery of services through efficiencies and innovation.
Adheres to Leduc County guidelines, policies and administrative directives
Accountable for the work group’s compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.
Performs other duties as required and assigned.
What do you need to succeed?
A Bachelor degree in Commerce or Business Administration or a Chartered Professional Accountant designation combined with five (5) years of management or supervisory experience.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, databases, spreadsheet applications, and a service focus with strengths in a broad range of communication and interpersonal techniques and skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to deliver public presentations and prepare clear concise reports for senior levels of management and Council.
Nice to have
Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation and experience in the municipal sector.
What’s in it for you
Our leadership team values your voice and input and is committed to your growth and success. We are committed to be our best and hire the best! That is why we offer a competitive annual salary between $99,552 and $124,440, municipal pension plan, three week vacation allocation with an additional five compensated days, and an employer-paid comprehensive benefits package.
The opportunity reports to our Leduc County Nisku offices located at 101-1101 5 St. It is permanent full-time and is 35 hours per week scheduled Monday to Friday, with some extended hours to meet operational requirements.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted on our website at careers.leduc-county.com to be considered. This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Mar 25, 2022
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2022