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Director of Finance & Administration

Job Type: 
Finance /Accounting / Economics
Municipal District of Bonnyville No.87
Job Description : 

This position is responsible for the overall financial and administrative functions of the municipality.  This includes the direction and accountability for municipal administrative services, financial services, and assessment services, as well as the development and maintenance of the municipal budget.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the administration, performance and supervision of the finance and administration department.
  • Provide overall financial planning and projections for the municipality.
  • Coordinate, develop and maintain the municipal budget; prepare reports in advance of forecasted variances from budget.
  • Control, monitor and recommend the accounting procedures and activities for the municipality.
  • Prepare and recommend the overall budget and associated mill rates to the CAO and Council.
  • Supervise the planning and implementing of all computer systems and hardware.
  • Remain abreast of legislation, new technologies and systems as they relate to the finance and administration department.
  • Coordinate and prepare the annual financial statement and all necessary municipal reports for the Provincial Government.
  • Ensure accurate collection of all financial data as required to produce financial reporting.
  • Develop and recommend financial and administrative policies and procedures for review and approval to the CAO.
  • Plan and administer Municipal Government Board hearings, tax notifications and tax recovery sales.
  • Ensure all annual and general assessments are carried out in a timely manner according to provincial legislation and regulations.
  • Responsible for insurance administration.
  • Ensure all legal documents are correctly executed for proper signatures.
  • Responsible to monitor the retention and disposal of all municipal records.
  • Develop and monitor the legislative, administrative and general office operations.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with all municipal departments.
  • Maintain positive public image as pertains to Municipal District administration.


  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or equivalent.
  • Post-secondary education in administrative management, finance and leadership is preferred.
  • University or Technical/Community College graduation in business administration, commerce other related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years in a municipal government environment or equivalent is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Municipal Government Act and Provincial Statues.

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Closing Date: 
January 4, 2019
Application Return: 

Submit your resume, in confidence to:  Email: hr@md.bonnyville.ab.ca   

Competitive Wage and Benefit Package

Closing date:  January 4, 2019, or until suitable candidate is found.