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Financial Services Director

Job Type: 
Executive Opportunities
County of Grande Prairie
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 is seeking a self-motivated, forward thinking professional to join our Senior Leadership team. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position provides leadership and guidance to the Financial Services division.

Key Responsibilities

As a member of the County’s Senior Management Team, will be highly organized, self-motivated and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate will also possess a degree in finance, business or other relevant discipline from a recognized educational institution and hold the CPA designation, complemented by substantial experience (10+ years) in financial management with considerable experience at a management level in a local government setting.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in a related field, for example, Finance, Business Administration (a combination of educationand experience may be considered)
  • CPA Designation
  • CLGM (Certified Local Government Manager), or similar accreditation is preferred
  • Minimum ten years of public administration experience including five years in a senior leadershiprole, preferably in a field related to a Financial Services department

This senior management position offers a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan, and continued professional development.

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time, 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday
Salary: $144,082 to $184,483 annually
Closing date: Open until a suitable candidate is found. First review of candidates will occur on October 13, 2020.

Closing Date: 
December 24, 2020
Application Return: 

Interested applicants are invited to apply via the Job Application Site: https://countygp.prevueaps.ca/jobs/