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Finance & Accounting Manager

Edmonton, Alberta · Accounting/Finance
Manager of Finance & Accounting - Central Alberta - Public Sector
Competitive Compensation & Benefits

Other Similar Titles:
- Director of Finance
- Accounting & Finance Director
- Controller

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Manager Finance & Accounting is accountable for the financial management of the municipality and as a controller and treasurer, this position plans, coordinates, supervises and executes the activities of the organization's accounting, finance, budget & risk management functions. This leadership role requires an active, knowledgeable, engaged, and hands-on designated professional who can mentor and lead the finance / accounting team, develop positive relationships with other internal staff & leaders, various user groups, and execute functional tasks as required.responsible for strategic and operational decisions pertaining to all departments.

Some Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership & mentorship to the staff of the Finance Department by ensuring that financial deliverables are accurately completed on schedule
  • Key advisor to the CAO or as a prepared team member on projects, initiatives & cross-department initiatives
  • Serve as the key financial liaison with internal and external stakeholders including the Municipal District's elected Council
  • Responsible for the internal & external reporting requirements & updates
  • Coordinates, monitors & executes functional accounting &  processes.
  • Responsible for the risk management programs including initiatives, reporting, mitigation and processes and procedures.
  • Ensures orderly scheduling & compilation of annual & multi-year MD's operating & capital budgets including mills rates bylaw preparation for the CAO
Ideal Candidates will likely have many of the following Attributes:
  • CPA designation (or eligible will be considered) 
  • 8+ experience in progressive accounting & finance roles with at least 3+ years in senior leadership role(s)
  • Post Secondary education in Management, Accounting / Finance or Administration
  • Experience leading an organization that is run by a board of directors or body of elected officials
  • Experience working with the Alberta Municipal Government Act (MGA), environmental legislation and other related legislation is considered an asset
  • Ability to lead a team and build positive working relationships with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Superior communication skills with a focus on transparency, team participation & safety
  • Class 5 driver’s license
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference. Plus, you will have time to enjoy our community.   TSSHP #LI-TS1

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