Manager, Finance (Full-Time)

Job Id #: 

Job #2019-27: Manager, Finance (Full-Time)

Date posted:  April 10, 2019

Closing date:  April 29, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Job type:  Permanent Full-Time

Start Date:  June 2019

Hours of work:  35 hours per week, usually Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; flexibility in scheduling is required as there will be the requirement to respond to urgent situation, attend to functions outside of normal work hours, and/or to work overtime including Council meetings and special meetings as necessary.

How to apply:

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Treasurer, the Manager, Finance is responsible for managing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Finance Division, overseeing division administration, preparing and presenting forecast models to senior management and Council, operating budget preparation and management, overseeing the year-end and annual report process including the continued implementation and maintenance of the PSAB section 3150 tangible capital assets project for financial statement and Financial Information Report presentation, financial policy and procedure development, financial software implementation and management, management of the accounts payable and receivable functions, inventory tracking system, developer security deposits, financial account system, tax system and payroll system, and completion of special projects.  Main duties and responsibilities are in the areas of administration, financial analysis, financial accounting and reporting, report preparation, and supervision.
Experience and Qualifications:
1. Degree in Accounting, Commerce or Business required, along with a professional designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant (e.g., CPA, CA; CPA, CGA; CPA, CMA) or MBA.
2. Five (5) years progressive financial experience in public accounting/public sector accounting/finance including financial planning and analysis.  Demonstrated understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices; financial information systems and processes, budgetary processes, forecasting and project management.  Exceptional analytical and financial analysis skills.
3. Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with staff, Council members, Department Heads / Managers, auditors, Municipal counterparts and the general public.  Ability to deal with confidential information.
4. Advanced computer skills including Caseware, financial systems as well as proficiency in accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing applications.
5. A strong team player with a collaborative approach, excellent interpersonal, administrative, organizational, organizational, supervisory and time management and prioritization skills.  Experience in tangible asset valuation and management and demonstrated knowledge of PSAB 3150 requirements.  Knowledge of the CICA PSAB Handbook and Guidelines Canadian Income Tax Act and related policies and procedures. Knowledge of the Municipal Act, Town By-laws, Charities Act, and Assessment Act, would be an asset
6. Valid Class “G” driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel within the community and out of town as required.
7. Possess Police Information Check with results satisfactory to the Employer and a valid standard first aid and CPR/AED level “C” certificate (or willing to obtain).
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