Leduc County is hiring a Manager of Financial Services to coordinate the budget process, oversee the utility, accounts payable and financial system administration functions within the Finance department.
Working for Leduc County is more than just a job. Leduc County gives you the freedom to have a rewarding, challenging career without having to give up those things - family, leisure, and job security - that really matter to you. Here, you can meet the needs of your family through flexible work hours; you can advance your career through employer-supported professional development; you can work for a large, progressive organization and still enjoy a close-knit community in the workplace; and you can find a competitive salary and benefit plan in an organization that strives to enhance quality of life for others.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Coordinates the development, preparation, distribution and maintenance of operating and capital budgets, oversees the Utility and Accounts Payable functions within the Finance department and prepares Internal and External Financial Reporting.
Other duties include supervises staff in the function areas of responsibility, oversees the financial system administration for the department, provides Finance support to all departments within the organization as required and drafts, recommends and reviews Finance policies, procedures and council reports.
The education required for this position is a professional accounting designation (CPA Chartered Professional Accountant) combined with a minimum of five (5) years experience in a municipal setting. Strong management, budgetary and financial reporting skills and supervisory experience are required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and financial accounting software are required, along with strong interpersonal and communications skills and the demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
The ideal candidate will be highly-motivated, self-directed, and enthusiastic, with a positive, can-do attitude; and enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced, and deadline-oriented environment.
A criminal records check and a drivers’ abstract check satisfactory to Leduc County are conditions of employment.