Finance Manager

Golden Hills School Division - Finance Manager - Strathmore, Alberta

Who We Are

Golden Hills is a thriving and growing school division and just minutes away from Calgary.  In essence you experience the small-town community but are close to big city amenities. Golden Hills is well-known for its quality educational programs and fiscal responsibility.  Our school division operates 22 schools and 19 Colony schools with a growing student population of over 8,000 students with a $90M annual budget.

We are looking for a Financial Leader to join our team on a full-time basis.

Who You Are

  • Proficient collaborator who has a focus on people
  • Motivated, energetic, and positive self-starter
  • Team player, collaborative and attentive
  • Positive, approachable, and charismatic
  • Organized, adaptable, and able to handle multiple tasks at once

The Opportunity

As financial manager of a school division, you will support our vision Inspiring confident, connected, caring citizens of the world and intentionally maximizing learning for all.

 Being a part of Golden Hills will include

  • Oversee fiscal activity
  • Manage, review, and maintain all internal financial operations
  • Full month-end close and financial statement preparation for Ministry and Internally
  • Overseeing the year-end audit
  • Cash flow management
  • Analyzing and reporting cost variances
  • Assisting with budgets and projections
  • Oversee government remittances
  • Manage our accounting team internally
  • Provide support to the CFO/Secretary Treasurer

What You’ve Done

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance or Accounting
  • Accounting Designation CPA (CA, CGA or CMA)
  • Experience leading a finance team
  • Strong knowledge of finance and accounting automated systems
  • Prior experience in the Education industry considered an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills across all functions and levels of management

Compensation & Benefits

A competitive compensation package will be provided including salary and benefits including:

  • Local Authority Pension Plan
  • Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan

If your background matches the qualifications listed above and are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic organization that is making a difference in the community, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to

Please note that only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.