Manager of Finance



The role of the Manager of Finance is to maintain financial, accounting, and administrative services in order to support municipal operations. This includes maintaining office services and efficiency, and supervising finance staff.


The Manager of Finance shall provide the CAO with accurate and timely information to ensure municipal operations are maintained in an effective and efficient manner.


It is also the responsibility of the Manager of Finance to provide efficient and effective direction and supervision to the finance department to ensure the integrity of revenues, accuracy of financial statements, and compliance to all relevant legislation, policy, and procedure.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Completion of post-secondary education in the field of finance, accounting, or public administration; and
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in an accounting or finance position; and

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a management or supervisory role; and

  • Knowledge/experience in municipal legislation, municipal finance systems and public sector generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to make decisions with integrity and professionalism while serving the overall vision and values of the Town.

  • Ability to develop, train, coach, motivate, evaluate, and discipline staff to sustain optimum productivity and continuous improvement.

  • Shall be required to implement processes and policies in support of municipal goals and legislative requirements.

  • Shall be required to ensure the day to day processing of financial transactions are maintained in an effective, up to date, and accurate manner.

  • May be required to provide administrative support in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations.

  • May be required to organize office operations and procedures.

  • May be required to maintain finance and office records including but not limited to general ledger, budget, year end, audits, investments, grants, and insurance and ensure the protection and security of files and records.

  • May be required to maintain the fixed asset ledger according to Tangible Capital Assets (TGA) requirements.

  • May be required to update knowledge of leadership, municipal finance, and municipal legislation, on an ongoing basis.

Interested candidates should forward their resume clearly marked "Manager of Finance” to the attention of Rhonda Laking, HR Administrator.  Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Resumes may be hand delivered to the Town Office (232 Main Street), marked Confidential; mailed to Box 610, Three Hills, AB, T0M 2A0, marked Confidential, Faxed to (403) 443-2616; or emailed to


The Town thanks all who apply however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.