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Finance Manager, Town of Fort Qu’Appelle

Nestled in the scenic Qu’Appelle Valley and approximately 75 kilometers north east of Regina, Fort Qu’Appelle is a progressive Saskatchewan community of over 2000 people. Council is seeking the services of a qualified Finance Manager to provide professional financial services and leadership for the Town.

You will have a minimum of 2 (two) years of progressive experience in a financial related role or public sector accounting and proven experience and an exceptional understanding of Munisoft applications including: Financials (General Ledger & Custom Reporter, Accounts Payable, Paymate Acclaim Payroll); Receivables (Tax Assessment, Utility Billing and Receivables, General Accounts Receivable, Receipting) combined with excellent computer skills, including advanced knowledge in, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft applications.

Possession of a Professional Accounting Designation (CA, CGA or CMA) or equivalency of skills, qualifications and abilities with a related diploma would be an asset. If you meet the minimum skills and qualifications the salary range for the position is $55,000 – $75,000/annum.

In confidence, qualified candidates are encouraged to electronically submit their resume, a covering letter, three work related references, and salary expectations to fortcao@sasktel.net by no later than 4 p.m. August 3, 2018 to:

RE: Town of Fort Qu’Appelle, SK Finance Manager Competition

Inquires may be made to:
Larry Davidson – Chief Administrative Officer
1-306-332-5266 or
fortcao@sasktel.net

A job description is available upon request. Only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted

Posted 7/17/2018


Finance Officer, Town of Lumsden, Rural Municipality of Lumsden No. 189

Nestled in the beautiful Qu’Appelle Valley, one of Canada’s prettiest towns, Lumsden offers a country pace life style with a full range of social, recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages and interests. A growing, vibrant and friendly community, only minutes away from the City of Regina, has an active artistic and strong community spirit supported by the residents living in the Town and surrounding Rural Municipality. The population served exceeds 3700 and is growing with new residential and commercial developments.

Finance Officer

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Finance Officer will play a key role in the financial administration of both municipalities each having operating budgets exceeding $5M.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and direct all accounting functions for both municipalities including compliance with applicable legislation and reporting requirements.
  • Act as primary liaison with external auditors.
  • Oversee and prepare the annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Manage reserve accounts and debt portfolios.
  • Oversee and prepare tax and assessment rolls, tax notices, school and municipal hail statements.
  • Keep current the tangible capital asset schedules.
  • Research external funding sources and prepare applications for project assistance.
  • Manage project funding and payment of expenditures.

Education and Qualifications:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) or in the process of attaining a designation as a registered student member in good standing with an accounting organization is an asset.
  • Post-secondary education, with preference to business degree (bachelor or applied) is an asset.
  • Knowledge of accounting applications, GAAP and public-sector accounting standards.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics GP/Diamond software or a proven aptitude working with IT software systems. A strong knowledge of excel and Crystal Reports is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare financial statements and reports with a high degree of quality and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Compensation:

The salary range is sufficiently broad and is based on education, qualifications and relevant experience.

If you are interested in receiving more information or exploring this opportunity further, please contact the Chief Administrative Officer, Monica Merkosky at (306) 731-2404 ext 8302 or m.merkosky@lumsden.ca.

Qualified candidates for the position should apply by submitting their resume to town.lumsden@sasktel.net by August 3, 2018.

To learn more about the Town of Lumsden and RM of Lumsden please visit www.lumsden.ca

We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 7/17/2018


Chief Administrator Officer (CAO), Town of Springside

The Town of Springside invites applications for the position of Administrator. The town is located along highway 16, 25kms NW of Yorkton. A community of approximately 500 residents, Springside has a K-8 school, arena, library, museum, Senior’s Centre, restaurant, SGI Autobody, and a welding shop.

The Town Administrator will be responsible to the Council for all operations of the Town, in accordance with the policies established by Council and The Municipalities Act.

The minimum requirement for this position is an Urban Standard Certificate. Experience in Municipal Government, and in using Munisoft software and Microsoft Office would be an asset.

The start date is as soon as possible. However, this position will remain open until a successful applicant is selected.

Qualified applicants must include a detailed resume, as well as three references. Resumes may be sent to:

Town of Springside
Box 414
Springside, Sask.
S0A 3V0
Fax: 306-792-2022
Email: springside@sasktel.net

Thank you to all applicants. Regretfully, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 7/11/2018


Administrator, Town of Radisson

The Town of Radisson is accepting applications for an Administrator with position starting around Mid-August, 2018.

Candidates are required to have a Minimum Urban Standard Certificate. Experience with budgeting, financial operations, assessment, taxation, legislative interpretation and Munisoft software are a definite asset. Candidate should possess positive Public relations, management, communication and organizational skills. Residency in the Town of Radisson and a valid drivers license will be required for this position. Volunteer activities will be considered as well in the final analysis of person being hired. Under the authority and direction of council, the administrator is responsible for the effective implementation and execution of all council policies, town bylaws, provincial and federal legislation.

Qualified persons are asked to submit a detailed resume indicating qualifications, present and past work experience, salary expectations and at least three job related references by 4:30 P.M., Wednesday, August 15, 2018. A current criminal record check must be included with application.

The Town of Radisson has a population of 500+ people and is located on Highway 16 approximately 70 kilometres from North Battleford and Saskatoon

Please send resumes to:

Town of Radisson
P.O. Box 69
Radisson, Saskatchewan
S0K 3L0
Or Fax: 306-827-4747
Or Email: tradisson@sasktel.net

Please contact the office at 306-827-2218 or email address above if you have any questions.

Posted 7/11/2018


Chief Administrator Officer, Peace River Regional District, B.C.

The Peace River Regional District (www.prrd.bc.ca) is situated in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Headquartered in Dawson Creek the Regional District comprises seven municipalities and four electoral areas and is world renowned for their friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska. Characterized by rolling hills with grain and cattle farms the Regional District contains about 40% of the province's Agricultural Land Reserve. The vibrant economy of the Peace River Regional District is varied and comprised mainly of oil and gas, mining, manufacturing, hydro-electric power generation, agriculture, and forestry. Home to approximately 62,000 residents, it offers amenities that equal or exceed many of Canada’s major urban centres. Recognizing the importance strong organizational leadership plays when it comes to delivering the very best of services to its residents and visitors alike, the PRRD is looking to attract an accomplished municipal executive as Chief Administrative Officer to take the organization to the next level.

Reporting to the Board of Directors of the Peace River Regional District, you will be responsible for managing the constantly changing and increasingly complex day-to-day affairs of one of the most prominent Regional Districts in Northern BC. You will provide the leadership skills required to motivate a staff of dedicated professionals and play a key role with the Board of Directors in developing strategic initiatives that meet both current and future needs of the Regional District.

You will have a strong post-secondary education ideally coupled with a private sector business background, as well as local government or Regional District senior management expertise. You are accomplished at managing within communities dealing with high growth and change and have a proven track record of demonstrating your capabilities as a senior executive. You are a team player and builder, a strategic thinker with excellent communications and human resource skills coupled with sound political judgement. You are recognized for your positive corporate contributions and are a catalyst for positive corporate change.

Those interested should contact Arthur Lyons at 604-632-4084 or alyons@lyonsblack.com.

Posted 6/28/2018


Chief Administrator Officer (CAO), Town of Duck Lake

The Town of Duck Lake invites applications for the position of Administrator. The town is located on the newly twinned Highway 11 between Saskatoon and Prince Albert. A community of approximately 600 residents, Duck Lake has a new school (Pre-K – 12 as well as day care and adult education- North West Regional College), an active curling rink, arena rink, library, museum, Interpretive Centre, pharmacy and medical clinic, in addition to a business sector.

The Town Administrator will be responsible to the Council for all operations of the Town, in accordance with the policies established by Council and The Municipalities Act.

The minimum requirement for this position is an Urban Standard Certificate. Experience in Municipal Government, and in using Munisoft software and Microsoft Office would be an asset.

The start date is negotiable. However, this position will remain open until July 27, 2018.

Qualified applicants must include a detailed resume, as well as three references. Resumes may be sent to:

Town of Duck Lake
Box 430
Duck Lake, Sask.
S0K 1J0
Fax: 306-467-4434
Email: town.ducklake@sasktel.net

Thank you to all applicants. Regretfully, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 6/22/2018


Administrator, Resort Village of Grandview Beach

The Resort Village of Grandview Beach is accepting applications for a part-time (approximately 50 hrs/mth) qualified Administrator with a start date as soon as possible. Grandview Beach does not have an on-site office and therefore the successful applicant would be required to work out of their home (preferably in Regina). In addition to a monthly salary, proportional compensation will be provided for office expenses required such as Internet, telephone, office space etc.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Strong communication, time management, organizational and personable skills
  • Experience with budgeting, financial operations, taxation, and legislative interpretation
  • Experience with MuniSoft software would be a definite asset
  • Standard Certificate (Urban C) in Local Government Administration (or a willingness to work towards obtaining this certificate may be considered)

Under the authority and direction of Council, the Administrator is responsible for the implementation of all policies and legislation in accordance with the Saskatchewan Municipalities Act.

The Resort Village of Grandview Beach offers a competitive salary based on the Urban Municipal Administrators’ Association (UMAAS) and a comprehensive benefit package.

Interested candidates are invited to email their resumes with a cover letter and 2 previous employment references to Lorraine Snell @ snell.lorraine@yahoo.ca. If you have any questions regarding this position please email Lorraine Snell at the above email address. Please note that a Criminal Record Check will also be required.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 5/9/2018