Senior Financial Analyst, Developments

finance & treasury business & economic development
Location: Town of Caledon, ON
Website: http://www.caledon.ca/careers
Type: full-time
Posted On: Aug 4, 2017
Closing Date: Aug 21, 2017
 
Position:
Senior Financial Analyst, Developments (17-087P)
Closing Date:
August 21, 2017 
 
Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities.  Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.
 
In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package.  Come see how you can make a difference.
 
The Opportunity
 
Reporting directly to the Deputy Treasurer, this role is responsible for providing detailed analysis, review, maintain and support the general ledger accounts for all Capital, Development Charges, Securities, Development Forecasts, Reserves and Reserve funds. 
 
The Ideal Candidate
 
We are seeking a professional with a post-secondary degree/diploma in Finance or Accounting or a closely related field. Our ideal candidate has a minimum 3 year’s related experience in computerized accounting/finance and possesses a CA, CMA, CGA or CPA certification. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of Canadian General Accepted Accounting Principles, Public Sector Accounting Board Standards, Development Charges Act, Municipal Act and provincial financial reporting requirements.
 
We are seeking an individual with superior organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. A professional who has demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, and has working knowledge of the Municipal Act, Development Charges Act and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. A confident self-starter who will be responsible for the external reporting of compiled Department financial results including Financial Forecasting, Financial Information Returns, Municipal Performance Measurement Program as per the Provincial Government, the annual report of development charges, and other reports for special projects.
 
This individual will assist in the administration of all financial securities held by the Town in the form of letters of credit, cash, and cheques. Our ideal candidate will review subdivision and site plan agreements for purposes of collecting/tracking securities and insurance certificates.
 
Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required; working knowledge of Great Plains, Microsoft Dynamics, Diamond, FMW and Amanda Software would be an asset.
 
Satisfactory passing of a criminal check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.
 
How To Apply
 
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers
 
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