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City of Grande Prairie Finance Manager

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
City of Grande Prairie
Job Description : 

Reporting to the Corporate Services Director/Chief Financial Officer, the Finance Manager is leader of the Financial Services Department, with responsibility for leading and managing this area for the City of Grande Prairie.

In this critical role, the Finance Manager has oversight and responsibility for the business planning process, and lead/facilitate change in the organization to improve financial processes, reporting, fiscal accountability and best practices within The City of Grande Prairie.

The Finance Manager will assist in the ongoing transforming of the finance department from being decentralized to a centralized function. He/She will work closely with the CFO to continue the implementation of priority based budgeting, and as the City identifies new business opportunities, the Finance Manager will be responsible for analyzing the opportunity for its potential. Growth and opportunity will drive the Finance Manager to success.

Grande Prairie is a place which embraces entrepreneurship, innovation, and new ideas. Having built your career and track record of success in progressively senior roles with a large, complex organization operating in a multi-stakeholder environment, you have a passion for public service and embracing the community in which you live. Come share yours in a high-performance environment with an organization that instills a culture of respect, accountability and customer service.


Minimum of 5-6+ years in progressive financial leadership positions in large and complex organizations (i.e. municipal government, provincial government or the private sector) where corporate or broad operational experience or responsibilities would be an asset.

Demonstrated experience as a leader who is a visionary, credible and trusted role model who inspires and challenges others to achieve their full potential.

An undergraduate or master's degree in a related field, such as Business Administration, Finance/Accounting plus a professional accounting designation with at least 5-6 years of relevant financial leadership experience, at a senior level.


$73.85 -$89.76 per hour or  $153,608-$186,700 annually.


Closing Date: 
August 26, 2019
Application Return: 

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Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume on the City of Grande Prairie Website.