Chief Financial Officer (Maternity Leave)

Full Time – 12 Month Term

The Municipality of the County of Victoria is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Chief Financial Officer to cover a maternity leave.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has overall management and direction of the financial affairs for the Municipality and provides strategic advice to the CAO and Council. The CFO will lead a staff who administer and deliver customer service, finance and accounting services for the Municipality.

Upon appointment by the CAO, the CFO will perform the duties of the Treasurer of the Municipality as required under the Municipal Government Act.

The preferred candidate will hold an accounting designation, post-secondary qualifications in commerce or related business field, and a minimum of five years accounting related experience, three in a supervisory capacity. Experience in a government environment, especially municipal, will be considered an asset.

Accounting, financial statement preparation, financial controlling, strategic planning and budgeting are key technical requirements. The successful candidate should also possess strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills.

The Municipality of the County of Victoria offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. See the job description below.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their CV or resume with cover letter to the attention of the undersigned. This position will remain open until it is filled.

Leanne MacEachen, CPA, CA Chief Administrative Officer jobs@countyvictoria.ns.ca