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Chief Financial Officer

Canada-Alberta-Grande Prairie


Job Description

The City of Grande Prairie

Chief Financial Officer / Corporate Services Director


Grande Prairie is a dynamic urban centre located on the southern edge of the Peace River Region. Strategically situated it serves residents from Northwestern Alberta, Northeastern British Columbia, and as far away as the Yukon and Northwest Territories.  Grande Prairie is a vibrant regional hub with something for everyone.

Grande Prairie’s strategic location has contributed to its rapid growth over the years, and the city has developed into one of the fastest growing and youngest communities in Canada. As of 2015, the city has a population of over 68,000, serving a broader trading area of over 280,000.

Working in partnership with the Chief Administrative Officer and senior leadership team, the Chief Financial Officer / Corporate Services Director will provide leadership in executing the City’s strategic and business plans and associated budgets.  The strategic plan, as set by City Council, provides the framework for the organization over a four-year business cycle.

As the CFO / Corporate Services Director, you will establish, maintain, enhance and facilitate the operational and budget planning processes throughout the organization including advising City Council of options and tax impacts to financial decisions.  As Corporate Services Director, you will lead facilities, legislative, fleet IT, and Purchasing functions.  You are known for your exemplary leadership and relationship skills. Having built a career and track record of success in executive roles with a large, complex organization operating in a multi-stakeholder environment you have a passion for public service and embracing the community in which you live.

With one of the youngest populations in Canada, Grande Prairie is a place that embraces entrepreneurship, innovation and new ideas. Come share yours with an organization that instills a culture of respect, accountability and customer service.  If you have a passion for public service in a high performance environment, forward your resume in complete confidence to careers@altopartners.ca.  For further information, please contact Emily Mendoza or Shauna Louie at 587-353-9800.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Contact Information

Management of Companies & Enterprises (incl. Consulting)
Emily Mendoza
Posting Date: 20-Apr-2017Government/Public AdministrationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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