Commissioner, Corporate Services and CFO - Region of Peel

Region of Peel

Commissioner, Corporate Services and CFO
Regional Municipality of Peel


The Region of Peel delivers a wide range of services to more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 173,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Rapid population growth and commercial development have transformed what was primarily a rural area of farms and villages into a dynamic blend of urban, industrial and residential areas that is known for its large and vibrant newcomer community. The Region of Peel’s 20-year vision is Community for Life”, where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities they need to thrive throughout each stage of their lives. 

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, you will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team.  As the CFO you will be responsible with your team for the short, medium and long range financial planning, the fiscal sustainability of the Region’s programs, and optimizing Peel’s investments to improve value and service to the taxpayer.  Working with a team of strong professionals, you will lead a broad portfolio of support and front line services that includes Human Resources, Communications, Clerks, Legal, Finance and Real Property. Through innovation and a continuous improvement mindset, the Commissioner will prioritize and oversee initiatives to advance service modernization while balancing department and enterprise-wide needs. You will manage and develop relationships with stakeholders and represent the position of the Region on organizational and operational issues to the public, the media, and other key stakeholders. Most critical to your success however is how you lead people. As a leader, you are highly respected for your approach to coaching, inspiring and supporting your team.

In addition to your post graduate degree in business, finance, public administration or related, along with a minimum of 15 years of progressive work experience, you have a broad range of business experience in a municipal or government setting and strong senior leadership skills.  You have demonstrated the leadership capability to develop and convey a compelling vision, inspire confidence and advance a strategic agenda across a complex organization. You have proven your superior political awareness, business acumen and track record of achieving measurable results when executing complex and transformational initiatives. Respected as an accomplished and experienced critical thinker with a high level of integrity and standard of ethics, this is your opportunity to provide strategic leadership and direction and make a difference for the Region of Peel.

The Region of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the Region of Peel throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Margaret Vanwyck at Odgers Berndtson at margaret.vanwyck@odgersberndtson.com or submit your resume and letter of interest online to https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/17011 by February 26, 2021.


Organization: Region of Peel
Location: Brampton, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration, Corporate Services
Posted: January 28, 2021, 10:28 am
Expires: February 26, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more

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