Director of Finance

Town of Olds

Director of Finance

Job Type:  Finance /Accounting / Economics
Organization:  Town of Olds

Job Description : 
The Town of Olds strives for a culture focused on our values of being dedicated, helpful and knowledgeable to help create connections for the future.  The Town enjoys a healthy financial condition with an assessment base of over $1.6 billion and a growth rate of 2% for 2018. The approved 2018 Operating budget is approximately $28 million with approximately $15 million of Capital projects approved.

The Town of Olds invites applications for the position of Director of Finance. As a member of the Leadership team reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director oversees the financial management, planning of corporate systems and internal controls. The position also provides leadership and supports the development and, implementation of organizational strategies, technology, best practices and processes to ensure quality corporate reporting, information management, and strategic planning. The candidate will be a team leader with the ability to support, coach, develop staff and positively engage and motivate colleagues in a fully participative workplace.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a CPA or CPA Legacy Designation, with experience in Management Accounting and Financial Strategy and Governance. Ten years of experience in a financial management position and seven years progressive management experience. Experience in a municipal setting and membership in the Society of Local Government Managers and/or the Government Finance Officers Association is an asset. A combination of equivalent education and experience maybe considered.
Compensation is based on a 37.5-hour work week and includes benefits.

A detailed job description including specific qualifications can be found on the Town of Olds website at

Closing Date: August 20, 2018

Application Return: 
Human Resources:
Town of Olds
4512 46 Street
Olds AB T4H 1R5
Fax 403.556.6537

Organization: Town of Olds
Location: Olds, AB
Region: Calgary
Professional Category(s): Executive / Administrative Management, Financial Management
Posted: July 19, 2018, 2:48 pm
Expires: August 20, 2018, 4:30 pm

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