Finance Manager (Temporary)

Posted November 16, 2021

The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) temporary, full-time Finance Manager accountable to the Director of Corporate Services.

The Finance Manager is responsible for all facets of finance and accounting; including the preparation of budgets, financial statements and reports,
investments, grant management and reporting, projects and cost control
management, as well as other related duties.

Full Time • Temporary Employment

Duration: 1 Year

Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Applicant shall possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Commerce, Business or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of financial experience within a municipal
    environment, at a management level.
  • Experience and knowledge in dealing with accounting systems, budgets, internal controls, business planning and asset management.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Highly effective project management skills, ability to prioritize, ability to multi-tasking, time management skills, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Works well with others and handles direction and criticism in a positive manner.
  • An awareness and astuteness of political matters in public
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with people in a sensitive, tactful,
    diplomatic, and professional manner at all times.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience creating and managing budgets for a municipality.

Desired Competencies:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant or working towards.
  • Experience with Central Square software, Questica software and spreadsheet programs and applications an asset.


The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Job descriptions are available upon request.

Qualified applicants are invited to forward their resumes, in confidence, to the e-mail below (quote Competition # 21/033).

 Human Resources Coordinator
Email:  [email protected]

We thank all participants for their interest, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.