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Director of Finance
Organization: City of North Battleford
Region: Saskatchewan
End of contest: June 2, 2017 before 16:30 hrs
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
             
 
City of North Battleford
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Description
This is a senior level administrative position.  The Director of Finance is directly responsible to the City Manager and confers with him/her on a close and regular basis in undertaking the financial management of the City.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs the statutory duties of the Treasurer.

  • Responsible for collection of all revenue and the safekeeping of all monies belonging to the municipality.

  • Ensures that financial transactions are carried out legally and in accordance with existing legislation and recognized accounting practices and principles.

  • Responsible for the proper execution of financial policies and procedures and in so doing works with all department heads to ensure that these policies and procedures are carried out.

  • Exercises general control over expenditures of all divisions of City operations within approved appropriation.

  • Responsible for cash forecasting and for long-range financial planning.

  • Responsible for all City investments.

  • Responsible for the daily accounting procedures

  • Provides quarterly statements of revenues and expenditures

  • Responsible for year-end accounting procedures and for preparation for the annual audit.

  • Prepares financial statements.

  • Responsible for compiling annual budgets and conferring with the City Manager with final budget preparation.

  • Responsible for direct action related to property tax enforcement.

Performs other duties as may be assigned by the City Manager.
 

Requirements
  • CPA Designation

  • Undergraduate University Degree in Commerce

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in finance in a leadership capacity

  • Senior experience working within a municipal government or public sector setting an asset

  • Familiar with Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards

  • Aptitude to communicate effectively with people and ability to establish and maintain good relations with staff, elected officials and the general public is essential.

Salary & Benefits

Negotiable

Contact
Email:  hr@cityofnb.ca

City of North Battleford

Box 460, 1291-101st Street

North Battleford Saskatchewan

Canada S9A 2Y6



Other relevant information

Detailed resume or completed City employment application form, including references, to be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, City Hall, no later than June 2nd, 2017. Fax: (306)445-0411, Email: hr@cityofnb.ca


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