Manager Financial Services and Deputy Treasurer - Amherstburg, Ontario Canada - 46155



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 46155
Title: Manager Financial Services and Deputy Treasurer
Job Location: Amherstburg, Ontario - Canada
Remote Job: No
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


  • Competitive compensation
  • Benefits and pension plan
  • Opportunity to work with a team of talented professionals
  • Workplace Wellness Program
  • A work environment that encourages staff participation, teamwork and positive contributions from all departmental staff

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Director Corporate Services & CFO, the Manager, Financial Services & Deputy Treasurer will assist in the effective operation of the Financial Services Division ensuring the Town uses proper financial reporting systems and controls necessary to adhere to the statutory functions as set out in the Municipal Act. The Manager, Financial Services & Deputy Treasurer is responsible for managing the budget process and the Town’s asset management program. This position also coordinates and manages all financial, procurement, reporting, property taxation, and accounting functions for the Town including overseeing the day?to?day operations of the Financial Services Division.

 

  • Fulfills the statutory role of Deputy Treasurer and performs the duties of the Treasurer in their absence
  • Manages development and maintenance of the Municipality’s policy, procedures, processes and systems for asset management, including annual updates to the Tangible Capital Asset Inventory and Asset Management Plan and administration of the Town’s Asset Management Program
  • Participates in the development of long-term financial plans for the Corporation and the analysis of future funding plans involving current budget revenue and expenditure projections
  • Provides technical expertise and coordinates with others on operating and capital matters and special projects
  • Develops, recommends, implements and monitors policies, procedures and standards to ensure compliance with all related regulations, legislation, accounting principles, policies and best practices in all areas assigned
  • Ensures the development and maintenance of all required recordkeeping and maintenance of up to date data systems for all areas of responsibility
  • Oversees operations of the Financial Services Division, supervises staff and monitors performance levels, assigns duties, provides mentoring and guidance fostering a team environment
  • Facilitates and liaises with external auditors in the execution of their independent audits
  • Assists in development, administration and monitoring of annual operating and capital budgets and related variance reporting
  • Oversees, manages and approves expenditures in compliance with Town By? laws, policies and procedures
  • Coordinates the submission of funding/grant applications to senior levels of government including, the review of eligibility requirements, formulation of projects for approval by Council, preparation of applications and filing of required performance reports
  • Manages financial and operational agreements
  • Prepares and oversees preparation of annual, quarterly or monthly statistical and financial reports, including Financial Information Return
  • Administers and recommends strategies for cash management, reserves and reserve funds and investments
  • Researches and prepares reports and By?laws to Council or committees of Council
  • Develops, implements and monitors internal controls to ensure compliance, completeness and accuracy of financial records
  • Identifies, recommends and implements best practices related to the Division’s activities with a focus on continuous improvement, efficiencies and cost effectiveness
  • Liaises with and provides excellent customer service to a diverse group of internal and external customers, stakeholders and contacts
  • Work is conducted in an office environment. Hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Work beyond the normal hours and attendance at after-hours meetings as required. Occasional lifting up to 10 kg.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree in Business Administration or Accounting or related field
  • A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in good standing
  • Asset Management Professional (AMP) Certification and Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation are considered assets
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible and related experience, preferably in a management role in a unionized municipal environment
  • Municipal accounting and asset management experience is preferred
  • Hold and maintain a valid Class “G” driver’s license
  • Thorough knowledge of asset management, budgeting, financial, purchasing, accounting and auditing principles and practices, including management accounting and PSAB requirements
  • Working knowledge of the Municipal Act and other legislation affecting municipalities
  • Demonstrated ability in understanding best practices in financial management and controls

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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