Director, Finance

Parkland County has a permanent full-time position available for a Director, Finance within the Chief Financial Office. Under the direction of the General Manager, Corporate & Shared Services/Chief Financial Officer, the Director, Finance is responsible for strategic oversight of the County’s financial reporting, budget, tax, and assessment services. This position provides operational leadership, strategic planning, and staff management of the department. This position serves as a leadership role to ensure there is fiscal prudence, financial reporting compliance, effective utilization of County funds, and a clean audit opinion.

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, commerce or related discipline and a Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation.

  • Ten (10) years of related experience, including progressive senior leadership experience with a focus on strategic programming and managing multi-disciplined teams.

  • Working knowledge of public sector accounting standards and the Municipal Government Act, along with financial reporting, budgeting, planning, and forecasting skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office and financial software.

  • The ability to support and motivate staff with varying levels of expertise.

This position offers a competitive total rewards package including:

  • Competitive salary based on education and experience (range is $127,328 - $159,160 per annum)

  • Flexible work arrangements including participation in the Earned Day Off Program where you can work an extra 45 minutes daily and take every 2nd Friday or every 2nd Monday off

  • Extended health and dental benefits through blue cross with an additional health and wellness spending account

  • Robust mental health program featuring an employee and family assistance program, access to immediate psychological services, a dedicated Mental Health Support Committee and many learning opportunities

  • Proactive safety programming with a focus on physical and psychological safety

  • Rewards programs focusing on recognizing demonstration of innovation and Parkland County core values - Service, Teamwork, Attitude, Respect and Safety

  • 4 weeks paid vacation, plus 5 additional management days per calendar year

  • Your birthday off with pay plus an additional paid floater day during the office closure between Christmas and New Years

  • Opportunities for personal growth and development through organization wide programs and individual development plans

Parkland County is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects and values the multivariate diversity of current and prospective employees. We strive to provide reasonable access and accommodation throughout the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please connect with our human resources team at