Finance Manager

The Town of Vegreville has an opening for an energetic, self-motivated Finance Manager. The Town of Vegreville is a progressive community with a population of approximately 5,700, located in East Central Alberta approximately one hour east of the City of Edmonton.

Under the direction of the Corporate Services Director, the Finance Manager is a respected member of an effective working team, dedicated to maintaining a good working relationship with management and staff in all departments.

• Professional Accounting Designation (CPA or equivalent) is required.
• A minimum of three to five years of supervisory, budget, and financial reporting experience is required. Municipal experience, while not mandatory, would be considered an asset.
• Knowledge of PSAB Accounting Standards and the Municipal Government Act.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics, Diamond Software, Questica Budgeting software and Microsoft Suite of products would be an asset.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills; capable of dealing effectively with Town Council, staff, and the general public.
• A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Financial Management
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for the Town of Vegreville and related bodies and related financial presentations to Council.
• Preparation and maintenance of monthly financial reporting packages.
• Ensure all internal and external financial reporting requirements and deadlines are met.
• Preparation of annual working paper file and draft consolidated financial statements, including relevant note disclosures for external auditors.
• Any required grant applications and subsequent grant reporting.
• Administers the Town’s payroll and all required payroll reporting.
• Assist with development and preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets; calculation of mill rates; and related financial presentations to Council.
• Assist in the development, maintenance and implementation of all financial policies and internal controls of and for the Town of Vegreville.

Supervisory Management
• Manage the daily operations of the Finance office, stressing the importance of teamwork, and ensuring the overall efficiency of the services provided by the team as a whole.
• Supervision and training of administrative staff in all areas of the Finance office including taxation and assessment; accounts payable; accounts receivable; utilities; and payroll.
• Receive and investigate complaints or concerns relative to the delivery of the Finance office services and ensure appropriate information is provided or appropriate action taken.
• Respond to customer concerns using tact and understanding.

A comprehensive employee benefit package is available.

To apply to this position, email your resume and cover letter to Thank you to all that apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.