Director of Finance/Treasurer - Township of Minden Hills

Minden Hills, Ontario
Above $100,000 per year
May 6, 2024
June 3, 2024
Job Type
CPA status

The Township of Minden Hills is located in the heart of Haliburton County and includes the sub-communities of Lochlin, Gelert and Irondale as well as the Town of Minden.  The area population is approximately 7,000 permanent residents which increases significantly in the summer months with the influx of cottagers, seasonal residents and visitors.


Minden Hills is considered the gateway to the Haliburton Highlands, bridging the area’s natural beauty and urban life. We are home to multiple rivers and lakes, and nature trails for those who love the outdoors. Minden Hills has become a popular destination for people looking to escape the city, wanting time to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature as well as the many vibrant activities and events to ignite the passions of art, music and the environment.


If you are a visionary leader, we invite you to join the Township of Minden Hills as our Director of Finance/Treasurer, where you'll spearhead all financial and treasury operations in our picturesque community. As the financial steward of our municipality, you'll lead budgeting, reporting, investment management, and more, contributing to our forward-thinking culture.


Key Responsibilities


· Financial Management: Oversee finance and treasury functions, including budgeting, accounting, reporting, and investment management, ensuring compliance with regulations and policies.


· Budget Oversight: Manage operational and capital budgets, business plans, and procurement processes, while exploring funding opportunities and ensuring fiscal responsibility.


· Administrative Leadership: Lead the Finance and Treasury Department, ensuring compliance with legislation and policies, and representing the department in meetings and negotiations.


· Relationship Building: Foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders, council members, and external partners to support collaborative initiatives and financial transparency.


· Team Management: Provide leadership to department members, fostering a positive culture of accountability, motivation, and performance excellence.


Candidate Profile


We are seeking a candidate with expertise in financial management, legislation, and leadership, with a keen eye for strategic planning and forecasting. Your qualifications should include a post-secondary degree in accounting or a related field, along with professional designation and significant experience in finance and management roles.


Join us in shaping the financial future of Minden Hills, where your strategic vision and collaborative spirit will make a meaningful impact in our growing municipality.

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401 Bay Street, Suite 1400, Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4


Phone: 416 364 6229