New Job Director Of Finance (Ft) In Saskatchewan

Director of Finance (FT)
Director of Finance (FT)

Director of Finance (FT)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

The Organization:
The City of Melville is committed to providing service excellence for residents and supporting the growth and well-being of employees. As a progressive employer, the City recognizes that work-life balance is essential to help employees integrate their work and personal lives effectively. We provide flexibility and leniency in commuting, caregiving, volunteering, and continuing education.

The Position:
This position is a 35-hour week full-time position. The City of Melville is offering a 4-day workweek option to all employees (Currently a one-year trial program).
A hybrid work environment can be negotiated for the right candidate.

  • Recommend financial policies to Council.
  • Implement financial policies approved by Council.
  • Provide financial reporting and forecasting.
  • Develop internal controls and short and long-range financial budgets.
  • Work in coordination with the Administration and Assessment Manager to oversee all financial operations.
  • Attend and participate in Council meetings, Council committee meetings, and other meetings as determined by the City Manager.
  • Preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Act as a consultant to Council and its committees as required.
  • Prepare all financial reports and public accounts as required by The Cities Act.
  • The ability to establish, analyze, and audit financial records are essential.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports for presentation to Council and the Management Team
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal relations and the ability to deal with difficult situations tactfully and diplomatically to ensure consistent application of policies/procedures and bylaws.
  • Ability to deliver quality customer service.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with other senior staff and elected officials.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office; specifically Microsoft Excel.

  • A commerce/business or management degree/certification with a major in accounting or finance along with a minimum of five years of directly related experience in progressively more responsible positions. Lower experience levels may be considered where an individual possesses a recognized accounting designation.
  • A professional accounting designation (CPA, CMA, CGA) is considered an asset.
  • Three to five years of previous experience in a municipal government setting
  • Must maintain a clear criminal record check and be bondable.
  • Desired Local
  • Government Administration or other related coursework in municipal government operations and financing.
  • Formal training in computer operations, information systems, project management, and general office administration.
Salary & Benefits:
  • The City of Melville offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Detailed information, such as the position description, and the organizational chart will be forwarded upon request.
  • We offer a 4-day work week with the opportunity of a hybrid work environment of in-office and remote work.
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