Commissioner, Corporate Services and CFO - City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga 
Commissioner, Corporate Services and CFO

Req ID: 16322
Vacancy Type: Permanent 
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: May 12, 2021

Job Summary
The City of Mississauga is a mid-size North American city that outpaces all others with its global connections, vibrant communities and aspirational vision of the future. Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city with over 90,000 businesses and 72 fortune 500 headquarters. We are in an exciting period of significant urban transformation, full of possibilities and potential. In this key leadership role, you have the opportunity to champion world class projects and build the foundation for future opportunities that will leave a legacy for future generations.

Through your senior leadership positions in the municipal and/or public sector, you have solid experience operating in a complex environment. You have the ability to lead change, build relationships and contribute to the City’s key initiatives. Your exceptional leadership skills, business acumen, strategic planning, negotiating and communication skills contribute to your dynamic leadership capabilities. A champion of organizational improvement and individual empowerment, you are ready to take on a broad and challenging portfolio in a growing, thriving City that values good people and innovative thinking.
Due to Covid-19, most of our offices are currently closed to protect the health and safety of our employees, clients and community. As such, this position will be required to work remotely for an undetermined period. Once our offices re-open you will report to 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the City Manager and CAO, you will provide leadership and oversight to all Divisions of the Corporate Services Department and corporate projects that support the City's strategic planning priorities. You will use your experiences, insights, strategic mindset and collaborative approach to build relationships and define future vision, plans, goals and objectives of the Department. You will bring progressive strategies and operational leadership to a large and diverse team by setting high performance standards and will support your team in meeting them.    As the CFO you will be responsible with your team for the short, medium and long range financial planning, the fiscal sustainability of the City’s programs, and optimizing City of Mississauga investments to improve value and service to the taxpayer. Through your leadership, you will continue the development of a growing and responsive service culture that supports community growth and quality of life. Your exceptional leadership skills, business acumen, strategic planning, negotiating and communication skills contribute to your dynamic leadership capabilities. Your judgment and political acuity are exceptional and you have a track record of getting things done.  You will enable the delivery of excellent public service to the community by providing our partners and customers with quality advice and support.  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 Commissioner and CFO on organizational and operational issues to the public, the media, and other key stakeholders.

Skills and Qualifications
As the ideal candidate, you possess a degree in Public Administration, finance, business or relevant field of study with at least 10 years of progressively senior leadership experience in a municipality.

In addition to relevant professional experience, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated talent for delivering high-quality programs and services that are effectively coordinated in order to provide exceptional customer service for the residents of Mississauga while achieving Council's priorities in a cost-effective manner within a multi-stakeholder environment. 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.

Please apply directly through the link:
Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 173,833.00 - $ 231,778.00 
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: Civic Centre 
Department/Division/Section: CPS/Corporate Services Dept , CPS/Corporate Services Dept , Corporate Services Dept 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     

Organization: City of Mississauga
Location: Mississauga, ON
Region: Zone 4
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration, Corporate Services
Posted: May 4, 2021, 8:38 am
Expires: May 12, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $173833.00 to $231778.00 Year

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