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Finance Manager

Foothills County, AB



Foothills County is a vibrant and thriving municipality south of the City of Calgary.  We are currently seeking a full time, permanent Finance Manager to join our management team.  If you are looking for a rewarding career that offers a work life balance this could be the opportunity for you.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting and budget preparation for the organization.  This position will provide supervision, guidance and support to the finance team as well as maintain processes to mitigate organizational risk.  The Finance Manager is also responsible to provide sound financial advice and support to Management and Council ensuring that all considerations related to policies, bylaws and procedures have been followed.

To be successful in this position you will hold a University Degree or Accounting Diploma with a Chartered Professional Accounting Designation (CPA).  A minimum of five years supervisory, budget and financial reporting experience is required.  Municipal experience, while not mandatory, would be considered an asset.

You will possess excellent verbal and written skills that enable you to convey information to staff, council and the public.  Your experience will be evident in your ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports and legal documents pertaining to the needs of the organization.

Foothills County offers a competitive salary, a defined benefit pension plan and superior group insurance benefits.

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Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Foothills County

Box 5605, 309 Macleod Trail

High River, Alberta  T1V 1M7


This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.  The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check.

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