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Director of Finance

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
MD of Wainwright
Job Description : 

The M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 provides a career opportunity for a qualified and highly motivated individual for the full-time position of Director of Finance. This position will be responsible for the overall finance and accounting functions of the M.D. of Wainwright. 

Outline of Duties:

  • Responsible for the finances and investments of the M.D.;
  • Oversees all A/P, A/R operations and functions;
  • Develops and maintains the municipality’s annual Operating and Capital Budgets;
  • Develops and maintains the municipality’s 3 year Operating and 5 year Capital budget as per legislative requirements;
  • Responsible for all Tangible Capital Asset transactions including acquisition, amortization and disposal on an on-going basis;
  • Attends Council meetings as a support and resource for Council;
  • Calculates all taxation mill-rates for the annual Tax Bylaw;
  • Works closely with IT on the function of the municipality’s accounting software system; and
  • Other duties as assigned by their supervisor.


  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or equivalent;
  • Post-secondary certification/diploma/degree in accounting or related field - equivalent training and experience in municipal accounting will be considered in lieu;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Computer Experience (Microsoft Office);
  • Experience or familiarity with Bellamy/Serenic software;
  • Five (5) years experience in municipal accounting and/or finances is an asset; and
  • Familiarity with the Municipal Government Act and accompanying Regulations. 
Closing Date: 
February 24, 2020
Application Return: 

Resumes will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 2020 to the attention of:

Mr. Kelly Buchinski
Municipal Administrator
M.D. of Wainwright No. 61
717 – 14th Avenue
Wainwright, AB  T9W 1B3

Email:  admin@mdwainwright.ca 
Website:  www.mdwainwright.ca