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Manager, Financial Planning & Accounting
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

April 24, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-058 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Corporate Services
Job Description:
At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

We have a unique and exciting career opportunity in our Finance department for an experienced and self-motivated accounting professional to join our team as the Manager of Financial Planning and Accounting. In this integral role, you will report to the Director of Finance and be responsible for the day to day operations of the accounting function, financial year end processes, financial planning, periodic management reporting, and Council and Committee reporting and presentations.

As the Manager, your main responsibility will be to provide leadership and guidance to a team of professionals engaged in financial planning, year-end and periodic reporting processes, in addition you will oversee the creation and coordination of the annual operating and capital budgets, conduct a variety of ad-hoc complex financial analysis and forecasting, as well as produce the annual audited financial statements.

You will have the ability to motivate, mentor, coach and lead a diverse team of professionals. As well as strong communication and interpersonal skills allowing you to build credible and trusted relationships with your team and throughout the organization.

As the Manager, Financial Planning & Accounting you will have:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related
• CPA Designation
• A minimum of five years related accounting experience, including two years’ leadership experience preferably in a unionized environment

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

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Closing Date: April 24, 2017

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Opening Date: April 4, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 24, 2017 04:30 PM