|Manager, Finance & Accounting
The Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman (Municipality) is seeking the services of a qualified Manager, Finance & Administration (MFA) to provide professional financial leadership and direction for the Municipality.
Applicants should possess a minimum of four years of progressive experience in a financial-related role or public sector accounting, and proven experience and a working understanding of the MuniSoft accounting and Paymate payroll systems. Having or working towards a Chartered Professional Accounting Designation or having an equivalency of skills, qualifications, and abilities with a related diploma would be an asset.
The position requires a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s license and is subject to criminal record and credit check.
The salary range for the position is negotiable
based the education, skills, and experience of the right candidate that meets the
Municipality’s qualifications and expectations.
Inquires may be made to:
Trevor Wowk, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman
This competition will remain open until the position is filled.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Experience & Qualifications
Minimum four years of progressive experience in a financial related role or public sector accounting and proven experience and a working understanding of MuniSoft system including: Financials (General Ledger & Custom Reporter, Accounts Payable, Paymate Acclaim Payroll); Receivables (Tax Assessment, Utility Billing and Receivables, General Accounts Receivable, Receipting).
Possesses a Chartered Professional Accounting designation and/or relevant post-secondary education such as Public or Business Administration or an equivalency of skills, qualifications and abilities with a related diploma would be an asset.
Exceptional knowledge of current financial practices including progressive experience in budget management, financial planning, assessment services, and accounting.
Good working knowledge of the Municipal Act and other government and legislative financial management policies, standards, and legislation.
Demonstrates a high level of integrity and professional conduct and is perceived as consistent, neutral, and objective in business activities plus an ability to interpret bylaws, resolutions, contracts, official records and related legal documents.
Excellent computer skills, including advanced
knowledge in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft applications along
with an above average analytical and verbal and written communication skills.
Reporting to the CAO, the incumbent is directly responsible for all aspects ofMunicipality finance and assists the CAO as required.
Unique Position Requirements
May attend meetings of Council, Committees, Public Hearings, and other meetings as required by CAO or Council.
The nature of this position requires the incumbent to exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with other staff, external agencies, and citizens of the RM on issues related to management of the RM’s financial resources.
The position also requires a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s license and is subject to a criminal record, and child abuse registry checks.
Ability to balance multiple and changing priorities, often with conflicting timelines, in a fast-paced environment along with excellent organizatinal and time management skills.
Computer Software & Equipment Use
Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook,PowerPoint, and Munisoft applications, including Financials (General Ledger & Custom Reporter, Accounts Payable, Paymate Acclaim Payroll); Receivables (Tax Assessment, Utility Billing and Receivables, General Accounts Receivable, Receipting); fax, phone, copier and printer.