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Municipal Treasurer

Municipality of Sioux Lookout

Position Description:

Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Municipal Treasurer is responsible for all Municipal finances, including the carrying out of all statutory requirements under the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, and all other applicable legislation. 


The Treasurer provides policy advice and recommendations to Council to ensure  that Council’s actions and Municipal undertakings are in compliance with all applicable laws, standards and guidelines.  This position also provides advice to Council with respect to the utilization of all available revenue sources, including taxation, contributions, grants, subsidies, discounts, and financial incentives of any nature for Municipal programs, projects, or undertakings.  The Treasurer is responsible for the implementation of all financial directives, policies, programs, instructions, and decisions of Council.  The Treasurer maintains responsibility for all operations and maintenance of the Finance Department and internal financial controls, as well as the direction, control and evaluation of the Finance Department staff. 


A Professional Accounting designation or equivalent Post-secondary education in the field of Accounting and/or Finance or Public Administration is required for this position.  The CMO designation is a preferred qualification. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Municipal financial context and operating environment is essential.

The ideal candidate should possess five years’ experience as a Municipal Treasurer, or similar function.

Salary: The Municipality offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefits package.

For additional details on this job and for the complete Job Description, please visit, or contact the undersigned.

To Apply:

To apply for this opportunity, you are invited to submit a detailed resume to the undersigned.  All resumes must be received by 4:30 p.m. on February 17, 2017. Send resumes to:
Melissa Fortin, Human Resources Manager
Municipality of Sioux Lookout
25 Fifth Avenue, Box 158
Sioux Lookout, ON   P8T 1A4
E-mail to:
Tel: 807-737-2700
Fax: 807-737-3436
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used for the purpose of job selection.  Any queries relating to the collection of personal information should be directed to the Municipal Clerk.  For additional information visit our website at  The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is an equal opportunity employer.

Municipal Treasurer Sioux Lookout Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-17
Date Posted: 2017-01-12
Province: Ontario
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