• Bonnyville, AB
  • Starting at $48.47 per hour CAD / Year

Website M.D. of Bonnyville No.87, AB

Financial Analyst

MD of Bonneyville, AB



The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 invites applications for a Financial Analyst.  This position will be responsible for identifying, developing, and coordinating financial reports, managing preparation of operating and capital budgets and grant application, and reporting for the Municipality.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide long-term financial planning and create the operating and capital budgets.
  • Manage the operating and capital budgets, reserves, and capital work in progress.
  • Review and monitor the department’s financial results in collaboration with department management and staff.
  • Assist with year-end processes and the annual municipal audit.
  • Provide financial advice on business planning and budgeting for the department in collaboration with other departments.
  • Provide advice, guidance, direction, and leadership to department staff relating to financial policies, procedures. and standards.
  • Participate in department and corporate projects and provide financial and subject matter expertise.
  • Partner with corporate process owners and department stakeholders to ensure internal controls are in place, are documented and are in alignment with corporate control objectives.
  • Aid external non-profit organizations within the municipality with grant research as required.
  • Maintain existing knowledge of grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures to address and advise of any changes.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of municipal department programs and projects.
  • Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of M.D. policies, procedures, and Bylaws.
  • Perform other duties within the scope of the position as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree and a Chartered Professional Accounting (C.P.A) designation.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in public sector accounting environment or audit with thorough knowledge of PSAB is considered an asset.
  • Completion of or working towards certification in public governance, such as a National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration (NACLAA) certificate is an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of related legislation such as the Municipal Government Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with coworkers.
  • Excellent project management skills with ability to manage complex projects.
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics and GP/Diamond software and CaseWare considered an asset.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.


Please visit md.bonnyville.ab.ca/jobs.aspx for a full job description.


All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:
Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Attn: Human Resources
Postal Bag 1010
Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7

Email: hr@md.bonnyville.ab.ca
Closing Date for Applications: October 10, 2023

To apply for this job email your details to hr@md.bonnyville.ab.ca.