• Deputy Treasurer/Capital Assets Coordinator Harriston
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  • 2 weeks ago

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Join our team! The Town of Minto is seeking a Deputy Treasurer/Capital Assets Coordinator to join our diverse and talented team starting in July 2024. But before we tell you about the job…

Allow us to Introduce Ourselves
The Town of Minto is located in the north-western boundary of Wellington County and is composed of the former Towns of Harriston and Palmerston, the former Village of Clifford and surrounding rural area of the former Minto Township. In Minto, you’re only an hour from the major centres of southern Ontario – including Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph – and popular recreational areas along the eastern shore of Lake Huron and southern Georgian Bay.

We are an innovative and forward-thinking municipality that offers many services aimed at helping to create a friendly, safe, affordable, and family oriented rural community. Our mission is important to us - we are committed to providing cost effective and responsive local government through superior customer service, internal... stability, and efficiency, and promoting responsible economic growth, healthy lifestyles, and respect for the natural environment.

But it's not just what we do that's important to you as a prospective employee, it's how we do it. We are optimistic, supportive, and down to earth. We do great work, and we have fun doing it. We are committed to excellence, and to learning and growing in everything that we do. We have a fabulous workplace culture, and an established reputation as thought leaders and agents of change.

Your Opportunity
This is your opportunity to contribute to the success of our team, and our community. There are three core functions to this role: financial analysis & planning, budgeting & investment analysis, and asset management support. Key accountabilities in each of the three functions include:

Financial Analysis & Planning
Working with our team, you will:
• Conduct detailed financial analyses of transactions to support variance & trend analysis, and cash forecasting.
• Prepare regular financial reports, including quarterly internal financial reviews.
• Assist with meeting the reporting requirements of various grants and funding programs in accordance with reporting deadlines.
• Assist with operations of Development Charges system and tracking related accounts and reserves.
• Monitor debt levels and financial resources.

Budgeting & Investment Analysis
• Support the annual budgeting process, providing insights and recommendations, reports and documents which integrate the priorities of Council, staff and citizens.
• Incorporate budget requests and approvals into financial software to provide meaningful and timely reports to Council and municipal departments.
• Support the implementation of the new budget software.
• Monitor financial performance against budgets and forecasts, recommending actions to address variances.

Asset Management Support
• Lead the maintenance and improvement of the Asset Management Program, ensuring data integrity and compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
• Assist with improvements and expansion of the use of Citywide to produce useful, important, and reliable information for Finance and other Town of Minto departments.
• Support the evaluation of asset life cycle costs and assist in optimizing asset utilization and investment.
• Develop and update asset management plans, integrating inputs from various studies and directives.

What it Takes to do the Job
To excel in this role, you should possess:
• A post-secondary degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
• Professional CPA certification is an asset.
• 3-5 years of municipal/public sector experience in finance.
• Advanced knowledge of financial reporting standards, procedures, and compliance requirements.

What You Bring to the Team
Those are just the basics. Your personal attributes are as important to us as your qualifications. We are seeking someone with:
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• The ability to coordinate multiple activities and manage time effectively.
• Thoroughness and accuracy when completing tasks.
• Enthusiasm, curiosity, and the ability to be part of a team.

What We Offer
This is a great opportunity to join a growing municipality. We provide:
• Interesting, high-quality work with great staff and volunteers.
• The collegiality and lifestyle benefits of a small town.
• A great, inclusive, and supportive workplace culture.
• Competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package and enrollment in the OMERS pension plan.

The 2024 pay range for this position is $34.87 - $46.49 per hour ($72,530 - $96,699 annually).

Hours of work are Monday–Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM, totaling 40 hours weekly with an unpaid 60-minute lunch.

We Would Love to Hear from You
We want to learn about your unique talents and how they would help you succeed in this role. The best way to do that is to send your resume and cover letter to:

Quinn Foerter
Deputy Clerk/Coordinator, Legislative & Human Resource Services
5941 Hwy 89, RR 1
Harriston, ON NOG 1ZO
Or e-mail hr@town.minto.on.ca
Deadline to Apply: Friday June, 14 at 12:00 PM.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be treated in strict confidence. Any personal information that is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will be used only for job selection purposes. Please note: In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, please contact the Accessibility Coordinator with accommodation inquiries at 519-338-2511 ext. 246
Harriston ON


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