Controller – Corporate Services (Full-Time, Permanent)

Controller – Corporate Services (Full-Time, Permanent)


As Controller, you “Take care of Banff” by managing the Town of Banff’s financial administration, including budgeting procedures, financial reporting, and financial policies. You are a senior leader whose professional accounting expertise is blended with your ability to engage effective teams within your department and across the organization, who are equally committed to supporting and delivering the Town’s financial performance. 


Your qualifications demonstrate your skills and experience in developing talent and reporting and delivering financial reports, including operating and capital budgets and reserves, bylaws and policies. You are knowledgeable of the financial administration responsibilities outlined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and can lead both strategic direction and operational performance in the Town’s financial services: property taxation and assessment, Financial Plan (including reporting and budgeting), utility billing, accounts payable and receivable and payroll administration. 


You are a natural leader, who focuses on achievement through people by providing clear expectations and a supporting and engaging work environment. You have a reputation for building relationships founded on respect and trust within and outside the organization. 


Having completed your post-secondary programs in Accounting, Finance or Economics, you have further acquired a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. You have at least 10 years’ related work experience, preferably in a municipal finance role, that has provided you with practical experience and allowed to apply your natural qualities in the expectations of the position identified above.


The starting salary for this position is: $123,650.00/year. As a full-time position, you are eligible for group health as well as retirement benefits. The Town of Banff offers a variety of non-traditional benefits following your start date, not the least of which is working with a dedicated team and living in a beautiful national park setting. 


The Corporate Services division is currently undergoing a review of the structure and departmental reporting and your cover letter and resume will identify your qualifications for the key accountabilities and reflect your ability to adapt and lead through change and transition.


A current position description is available on request. 


 “Taking care of Banff: our Community, our People, our Park.”


This position will remain posted until filled. To apply please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter.

Email: – Attention: Lauren Aebig, Director, Corporate Services

Fax: 403.762.1260

Mail: Town of Banff, Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L 1A1


The Town of Banff appreciates the interest from all applicants and will directly contact those being considered for an interview.


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