Finance Manager - Town of Edson

605 – 50th Street
P.O. Box 6300 Edson, AB T7E 1T7

Finance Manager

Full-time, Permanent Position

Note: this position may be eligible for a Hybrid remote work arrangement.

We seek a competent, effective, and highly engaged person to fill the role of Finance Manager. The successful candidate will fulfill vital functions for the Town of Edson, including but not limited to:

  • Overseeing the administration of all financial services and functions, including financial planning, analysis, accounting controls, taxation and assessment, budget development, investments, grant reporting, asset/inventory protection, and financial statements,
  • Developing financial policy, controls, and systems, and making recommendations for improvement,
  • Developing and presenting annual budgets,
  • Comparing and analyzing actual results with budgeted forecasts, monitoring variances, identifying trends and recommending necessary actions, and
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of financial policies and procedures.

The Candidate
The successful candidate will be a highly engaged, self-starter who can hit the ground running. Ideally, they will possess:

  • A CPA designation,
  • A post-secondary education in finance or a related field, and
  • At least five years directly related progressively responsible experience managing financial employees and functions

However, we are open to candidates with a different combination of education, certifications, and experience. For example, this position might be a good fit for someone working toward their CPA designation.

This position pays $87,000 - $105,000/year, depending on education, certification, and experience. Note, the Town of Edson has excellent benefits and pension and is participating in a Vacation Pilot Program that awards six weeks/year of vacation to all employees regardless of their length of service!

How do you apply?
Please send us a resume and a cover letter not exceeding one page in length. Please tell us who you are, what you value, and why you think this position is a good fit for you in that cover letter. This job will remain posted until we find the right candidate.

Please send your cover letter and resume to: 
Be sure to quote Competition Number: EDSOM-202206
Closing Date: Until filled

Full Job Description

Organization: Town of Edson
Location: Edson, AB
Region: Banff / Jasper / Rocky Mountain House
Professional Category(s): Financial Administration
Posted: July 11, 2022, 9:14 am
Expires: August 11, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 5 years or more
Rate: $87,000.00 to $105,000.00 Year

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