STATUS: This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Located in Northwest Alberta, the Municipal District of Greenview is a vast and diverse area rich in oil and gas, fertile farmland, and mixed wood forests. As the third -largest rural municipality in Alberta, Greenview boasts diversity in economic activities and an extraordinary landscape. Greenview’s economy is strengthened by its diversity, a talented workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Our residents experience adventure right in their backyards with lakes, rivers, Rocky Mountain peaks and vast prairie offering a year-round outdoor playground for all ages.
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Manager, Finance and Administration is responsible for the effective administration of the Finance and Administration department of the Municipality.
Supervision of employees and all aspects of accounts payable, taxation/assessment, accounts receivable, utilities, reception, and records management (including FOIP).
Training, mentoring, performance evaluations, coaching and monitoring
Manage the administration of the general
Review expenditures to ensure they are coded correctly, and fall within approved budgets, prior to payments being issued.
Assist with the preparation of departmental and Municipal annual long range financial
Prepare and administer the Corporate Services
May assist in Preparing financial budgets and
Ensure the accurate and timely reconciliation of all Municipal bank
Complete month-end and year-end general ledger procedures
Assist in year-end Financial Statement preparations and
Review quarterly financial statements and
Perform variance monitoring and
Accountable for the financial accounting systems and
May assist in Ensuring insurance claims and registrations are
Administer all operational and capital grants, including grant applications, tracking, statements of funding and compliance reports.
Ensure that the GST reports are submitted to the Federal Government accurately and on a timely basis.
Ensure money invested by the Municipality is invested in accordance with Section 250 of the Municipal Government Act and that the best return as analyzed and
Develop and recommend policies, plans and programs for the finance and accounting functions of the
Implement approved policies, plans and programs for the finance and accounting functions of the
Assist public and ratepayers with inquiries and
Other duties as
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the duties listed above to a high degree of quality, timeliness, and precision.
CPA designation or close to completion. Extensive municipal finance experience may be considered as an alternative to a CPA
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a municipal finance
Effective supervisory skills and a willingness to work with direct reports and senior
A good Knowledge of Canadian public sector accounting
A working knowledge of the Municipal Government
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Experience in municipal software (Diamond, Questica, Paramount, and Worktech) would be considered an
Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to interact well with, and respond to inquiries from employees, management, and
Must be able to maintain
Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal
Excellent organizational and time management
Ability to think logically and complete work with a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and