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Town of Okotoks

Finance & Systems Director



Company Information

Municipal Government

Job Description

People who visit and live in Okotoks often comment on how beautiful the scenery is – the mountain views are majestic and the Sheep River valley is at the heart of where we play. They love that Okotoks is just 15 minutes south of Calgary and a short drive to Kananaskis Country. Okotoks has gained a reputation as an award-winning community, recognized nationally for our commitment to sustainability and to organizational excellence. With our new annexation plans, the community will grow substantially over the next 60 years. These are exciting times for Okotoks as we envision and plan for our future, while we remain committed to maintaining the enviable lifestyle our residents enjoy.


As a member of the strategic leadership team for the Town of Okotoks, you will provide financial leadership and direction for the Corporation and policy recommendations and advice to Council. We look to this position to articulate and implement financial strategies for the corporation using modern financial systems management & administration philosophies. You provide long range financial planning and financial analysis of business cases. You represent the Town as the CFO in dealings with government agencies, other external agencies, the external auditor and the public. Internally, you oversee Financial Services staff, Accounting Manager and our Information and Business Solutions Manager.

The ideal candidate will have CA, CGA or CMA designation along with an MBA or a degree in commerce plus 10 years experience in a senior financial management role, preferably in the public sector. Exceptional knowledge of current financial practices, proven leadership & management skills are necessary, as well as strong public relations, written & interpersonal communication skills.

Our total compensation package includes a competitive salary, benefit package and participation in LAPP pension. Come and explore our vibrant, growth oriented career opportunities and discover a great community in which to work and live!

Interested applicants are invited to submit resumes by June 11, 2017.  Please visit our website www.okotoks.ca for more information and to apply.

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

Contact Information

Town of Okotoks
Government/Public Administration
Posting Date: 16-May-2017Government/Public AdministrationFinancial Services Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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