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Finance Manager

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

Grande Prairie is a dynamic urban centre located on the southern edge of the Peace River Region. Strategically situated, it serves residents from Northwestern Alberta, Northeastern British Columbia, and as far away as the Yukon and Northwest Territories.  As one of the fastest growing and youngest communities in Canada, the city has experienced rapid growth with a population of over 68,000, serving a broader trading area of over 280,000. 

Grande Prairie is located at the heart of a regional transportation network.  Highway 43 through Grande Prairie is a major four lane highway connecting Edmonton with the British Columbia border and the start of the Alaska Highway.  Air Canada and WestJet have multiple daily flights from the regional airport.  Traveling to and from Grande Prairie has never been easier.

Working with the Chief Financial Officer, the Finance Manager leads the Financial Services Department and has oversight and responsibility for business planning process, financial processes, reporting, fiscal accountability and best practices within The City of Grande Prairie.

The Finance Manager will assist in transforming the finance department from being a decentralized to centralized function.  He/She will work closely with the CFO to implement priority based budgeting and as the City identifies new business opportunities, the Finance Manager will be responsible for analyzing the opportunity for it’s 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 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 with an organization that instills a culture of respect, accountability and customer service. 

Closing Date: 
January 25, 2018
Application Return: 

If you have that passion for public service in a high performance environment, forward your resume in complete confidence to careers@altopartners.ca.  For further information, please contact Emily Mendoza or Shauna Louie at 587-353-9800.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.