Finance Manager
Competition #TOS 2017-14
The Town of Strathmore is a vibrant and progressive community of 13,000 people, located on the Trans-Canada Highway 40 km. East of Calgary. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to become part of the Corporate Services Department and head up the Finance Team. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Finance Manager heads up a team of nine and is responsible for the immediate supervision of the department staff in the operation, maintenance and administration of the Town’s accounting systems and procedures.

If you are an individual who has the knowledge and ability to understand a municipal financial plan, can ensure that revenue, expenditure, and grant applications are processed and completed in accordance with Town policies and procedures on a timely basis, this position may be for you.

Main Duties will include but are not limited to:
• Perform the function of office manager for the Finance team. Motivate train and supervise the team in the maintenance of the Towns financial accounts and records.
• Assist the Director of Corporate Services in the preparation of the Towns financial plan.
• Ensures that all accounting functions, payables, receivables, and ledgers are processed accurately and on a timely basis.
• Prepares year end working papers in connection with the yearend audit. Liaises with external auditors and assists with audit requirements.
• Makes application for various grants and reports on government grants to various agencies and stake holders.
• Prepares and assists in the preparation of periodic reports for the Director of Corporate Services, Departmental Directors, Government Ministries and Others.


Qualifications Must possess a professional designation such as CPA, CGA or CMA. A minimum of five years of Finance Manger experience or equivalent. Municipal audit experience in Alberta of a minimum of 3 years would be an asset.

About the Benefits: In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will be compensated with a competitive annual salary as well as an extensive range of benefits.

The Town of Strathmore is an employer offering growth, a supportive environment and opportunity to succeed. We endeavour to be leaders in municipal sustainability, and encourage our employees to help us achieve excellence. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, able to start Early to mid-August 2017 or sooner, please forward your resume to:

Town of Strathmore
680 Westchester Road
Strathmore, AB T1P 1J1
Phone: (403) 934-3133 Fax: (403) 934 -4713
Email: opportunities@strathmore.ca
Human Resources


The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
Competition closes: When suitable candidate is found.

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