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General Manager - Finance

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
City of Medicine Hat
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

Now Hiring General Manager of Finance

Working as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the General Manager of Finance you will be responsible for the leadership, mentoring, and setting the strategic direction to the Finance Department including the following teams: municipal and energy accounting, supply chain, assessment, systems, billing & meter reading, customer service & collections, and treasury, planning & analysis.  In addition, you coordinate activities such as business planning and budgeting, with other City Departments and outside agencies, and provide complex financial and strategic support to the Commissioner of Corporate Services.

As the successful candidate, you bring strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a diverse organization. You believe in developing and coaching staff to achieve desired results, and you take pride in the organization and its people. Your strategic planning and business acumen enables you to examine and re-engineer operations and business processes, formulate policy, and develop and implement new strategies and procedures. If you are dedicated to making a difference in the community we serve and take pride in the organization and its people, then this opportunity may be for you! Required


  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, accounting, or finance;
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA);
  • Ten (10) years of related professional experience including five years of successful, progressive experience in a senior level financial management position.

Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.

The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a “Community of Choice”; a place where people choose to live, work and play. The Medicine Hat advantage:

  • Extensive Recreational Facilities
  • Flourishing Cultural Community
  • Low Utility Rates and Taxes
  • Family Oriented Community
Closing Date: 
August 2, 2019
Application Return: 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to Competition #19146A Human Resources Department, City of Medicine Hat, Suite 101, 505 First Street SE, Medicine Hat T1A 0A9; fax (403) 525-8870; e-mail hr@medicinehat.ca.

This posting will remain open until Friday, August 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

We thank all applicants; however those selected for an interview will be contacted.