Director Financial Management & Planning/Deputy Treasurer

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Employer
Niagara Region
Location
Niagara, Ontario
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 7, 2024
Closes
June 3, 2024
Job Type
Full-time
CPA status
CPA Member

Niagara Region is a Regional municipality serving more than 480,000 people who call Niagara home. They provide essential services for day-to-day life, from clean water, roads and waste collection to public safety, housing and more. The Region believes in social, environmental and economic choices that support its diverse community and foster collaboration with its partners in making Niagara a prosperous place for everyone. As a Regional government, Niagara Region is composed of 32 council members, who represent Niagara's 12 cities, towns, and townships. Geographically, the region is as diverse as the municipal services that sustain it. Located between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, Niagara encompasses an area of 1,852 km2 and is home to communities rich in both character and history.

 

Reporting to the Commissioner Corporate Services/Treasurer, the Director Financial Management & Planning/Deputy Treasurer (Director) is responsible for providing management and strategic direction for a fiscally sound government organization in all areas of corporate finance, debt management and financial advisory services for all departments. The Director provides leadership and direction in the development and implementation of the finance, accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, analysis, investment, debt management, and taxation functions. They establish and implement financial management policies, ensuring compliance with existing accounting guidelines, Provincial and Federal funding partners and alignment with the policies established by Regional Council and the administrative directions set by the Commissioner/Treasurer. They serve in the role of Deputy Treasurer for the Region.

 

The successful candidate holds a post-secondary degree in Accounting, Commerce or Business or related discipline, with a CPA designation, coupled with 10+ years of senior management and progressive leadership experience in the finance function. Your finance functional expertise has been ideally gained within the public sector and municipal environment. As a strong leader, you will direct the Financial Management & Planning Division to ensure that quality financial services are provided to support the delivery of all Region Services. You have excellent strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills to work with the Commissioner Corporate Services/Treasurer, Members of Regional Council, Region staff, stakeholders, and the public. An innovative thinker with advanced communication and relationship abilities, you are well-equipped to take on the role of Director Financial Management & Planning/Deputy Treasurer.

 

Niagara Region is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Niagara Region throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

 

To explore this opportunity further, submit your resume and letter of interest in confidence online to https://careers.odgersberndtson.com/en-ca/29622 or please contact diana.rucchin@odgersberndtson.com by June  3rd, 2024.

 

 

 

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