Sturgeon County has a Temporary position available in our Finance Department for a :
! Develops, recommends and implements policies, plans and programs for the administration of the
finance and accounting functions.
! Provides necessary reports and advice to Council and Senior Management on all matters of a
financial and accounting nature including year-end legislated financial reports.
! Prepares year-end working papers that are informative, indexed, cross referenced and can easily
be understood and explained.
! Responsible for the accurate preparation and maintenance of the County\u2019s taxation roll, accurate
and timely receipting of payments, issuance of cheques and timely and accurate reconciliation of all
County bank accounts.
! Supervises the accurate and timely payroll disbursements as well as maintenance of all employee
! Responsible for the accurate and timely maintenance of the County\u2019s utility sub-ledger.
! Responsible for coordinating the year-end financial audit.
! Develops and maintains effective systems and records on all financial and accounting functions.
! Recommends policies and develops procedures for; procurement of all supplies; inventory and
stores management; processing of tenders; and disposal of obsolete or excess goods.
! Performs standard supervisory responsibilities.
! Forecasts, complies and controls the finance department budget and participates in developing
the 3 year operational and 10 year capital budget.
! Participates in and actively promotes the Sturgeon County Health & Safety Program by following
the guidelines, conducting Health & Safety meetings and adheres to the supervisor/foreman
responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the program manual.
! Performs other related duties as required by the Director, Corporate Services.
! CA, CMA or CGA designation and 5 years experience in a local government environment and
! This position requires effective supervisory skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to perform
complex fiscal policy and economic analysis, excellent communication skills, knowledge of taxation,
skill in applying research methods to policy issues, ability to interpret accounting information, and a
strong knowledge of government accounting.
! You should be proficiently skilled in all Microsoft Office programs as well as accounting software
and will need the ability to listen, analyze information and communicate the County\u2019s position at
! You must be able to take the initiative, work in a team environment, be resourceful, work under
pressure and meet deadlines. Job is performed in a normal office environment, though travel may
be required in order to attend some meetings.
Temporary contract of 2 years with a possibility
of an extension
Rate of Pay:
Level 6a $ 86,295-$ 113,559
Hours of Work:
8:30 am-4:30 pm, Monday through Friday
Competition Closing Date:
June 3, 2009 at 1:00pm MST
Careers with a Future
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This position is being
Interested candidates are
encouraged to submit their
application/resume by mail,
fax or email quoting the
Sturgeon County Centre
Morinville, AB T8R 1L9
Toll Free 1-866-939-9303
Thank you to all applicants
for their interest in Sturgeon
County; however only those
chosen for an interview will
Further information about
this position can be obtained
by calling Rick Wojtkiw at