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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

City of Lloydminster

The City of Lloydminster (City) is a dynamic, bi-provincial city located in Alberta & Saskatchewan. With a population of more than 31,000 situated on both sides of the Border, and with an average age in the mid 30’s the City is a vital growing metropolis.  Lloydminster is proud to have been consistently ranked as a top Canadian city to start a business, and boasts vast opportunities, with a commitment to community-based living. 

Lloydminster has a thriving economy, with an expanding retail and business sector, a host of tourism activities for visitors, modern recreational facilities, and an array of top-notch amenities, including both public and Catholic school systems, as well as a university transfer program through Lakeland College.

With the City of Edmonton just over 2.5 hours to the west and the City of Saskatoon just over 2.5 hours to the east, Lloydminster is positioned for continued growth and prosperity. The City’s entrepreneurial spirit has created a vibrant community for all to benefit. Visitors are welcomed, businesses excel, and residents are valued. The City has everything you would want in a larger center making Lloydminster a wonderful city to live, work, and play with unlimited opportunity.

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The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reports to the City Manager (CM), oversees a team of 25 with four direct reports, and is a member of the City’s executive leadership team.  The CFO is responsible for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the City, as well as providing strategic and operational advice to council, the CM and other senior leaders. The CFO is a key driver in change who inspires and enables teams to realign business and processes systems to support the delivery of programs and services in order to position the City in achieving its mission of providing sustainable programs and services.

The CFO will be responsible for analyzing and solving complex financial problems and is the strategic leader in providing oversight and direction for the City’s financial position and information systems.  This position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the organization.  This will include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve city assets and report accurate financial results.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

Qualifications & Experience
  • The ideal candidate will have a university degree in a relevant field, and an accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA).  Other relevant skills, abilities and track record of success will be considered. 
  • At least 10 years related experience with multiple years of experience and training in management and supervision;
  • Knowledge of municipal financial administration and accounting principles and practices;
  • Experience and/or training in municipal administration;
  • Knowledge of the Lloydminster Charter and/or Alberta and Saskatchewan Municipal Legislation would be considered an asset.

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Interested parties are requested to submit a personal resume to Ardyce Kouri or Sandra McIsaac, Davies Park, Executive Search Consultants. Electronic resumes to are preferred; however, faxes may be forwarded to (780) 426-2936.  For further information, please call Davies Park at 780-420-9900.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Lloyminster Alberta

Expiry Date: 2018-02-22
Date Posted: 2018-01-22
Province: Alberta
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